Backup Loaders comparison chart

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by AbdallahTerro, Aug 27, 2012.

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Which one is your favorite?

  1. WiiFlow 4+

    95 vote(s)
    32.5%
  2. USBLoader GX 3+

    128 vote(s)
    43.8%
  3. CFG USBL Mod 45+

    57 vote(s)
    19.5%
  4. PostLoader 4+

    12 vote(s)
    4.1%
  1. AbdallahTerro
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    Ideas factory :)
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    If features are missing or info is wrong let me know and I'll add them to the table

    Googlecode page:
    Wiiflow 4+ latest mod: https://code.google..../downloads/list or http://code.google.c...en-wiiflow-mod/
    USB Loader GX: http://code.google.c.../usbloader-gui/
    USB Loader CFG mod: http://code.google.c...cfg-loader-mod/
    Postloader: http://code.google.com/p/postloader/

    Guides:
    WiiFlow 4 Unofficial Wiki: https://sites.google.com/site/wiiflowiki4/
    WiiFlow 4 Emunand Setup: http://gbatemp.net/t...od-and-emunand/
    CFG USBL Guide: http://gwht.wikidot....gurable-options
    USBL-GX Help: https://sites.google...bloadergui/help
    USBL-GX Wiki: http://code.google.c...ki/Installation
    PostLoader 4 readmii: http://code.google.c...unk/readmii.txt

    Abz :)
     
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  3. AbdallahTerro
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    Ideas factory :)
    Updated first post
    Thanks guys :)
     
  4. AbdallahTerro
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    Ideas factory :)
    added more features,
    corrected few mistakes (thanks JoostinOnline)
    added color code (Best to worst)
    added poll
    :)
     
  5. JoostinOnline

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    1) Cfg supports theme downloading
    2) Cfg does every kind of coverflow that Wiiflow does AFAIK. It also allows you to grab and rotate the full box however you want, including zoom.
    3) Cfg has guides: http://gwht.wikidot....gurable-options
    4) Cfg takes between 3 and 5 seconds to boot.
    5) Cfg can hide titles.
    6) I don't think that Wiiflow supports Wanin cIOS anymore, but I'm not positive.
     
  6. AbdallahTerro
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    Ideas factory :)
    Thanks I'll update that too next time
    Loading time was taken on my Wii with 300 games (it's different for different users but at least it gives a relative idea)
     
  7. JoostinOnline

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    You should remove the whole boot time thing then. If it's all based on how many games you own (or in your case, pirate), then there is no standard.
     
  8. AbdallahTerro
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    Ok updated once again
    I said relative boot time using same machine same number of games. (just gives people an idea - not a big deal)
    :P
     
  9. themanuel

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    Nice feature, abz.
    What's the page view in the first line?
    Also, GX returns homebrew to channel for me but I don't know if it is because of the modified ppcboot.elf that I use. I'll check and let you know.
     
  10. AbdallahTerro
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    Thanks, I known there are some errors in the table, I'm fixing and updating it frequently :)
    Page view for PL is similar to SM you go from page to page or jump to page etc... just try it :P
     
  11. JoostinOnline

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    Cfg also supports Logo+Verbose. You also still haven't added some of the stuff from my last post.

    Also, shouldn't Cfg have the "Configuration" cell in green, since it is more customizable than any other loader (perhaps unnecessarily so, lol)?
     
  12. AbdallahTerro
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    Ideas factory :)
    No Green for configuration :) well maybe next time
    I updated all your info except boot time.
    About Wiiflow 4 and cIOS FYI all cIOS are supported now
    :)
     
  13. themanuel

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    The fact that you that have to do most of the configuration on a PC, makes it not green, as far as I'm concerned. That used to bug me when I was using CFG. It would be fine if the themes had to be configured offline but more basic stuff should be right there on the interface.

    ABZ: USB Loader GX does support hiding games. It's a relatively new feature.
    Also, it allows you to show games from different sources in the same list, e.g., disc games with GC and WiiWare games, etc. You mix and match however you want. It's a really cool feature and I don't think the others do that.
     
  14. JoostinOnline

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    You didn't change the Design cell. It's got the same options as Wiiflow.

    Also, postLoader doesn't support loading Wii games. All it does is forward arguments to whatever USB loader you have.

    @themanuel: Actually all basic options have been added in Cfg now, but I do see your point.
     
  15. AbdallahTerro
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    CFG can show both Wii and GC games at the same time too
    will add that to the table next time too :)


     
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    Make sure you read my edit AT.
     
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    CFG can do save game emulation on this last beta r46

    and nice work on the chart. :yay:
     
  18. themanuel

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    True, but can you choose not to show one or the other? I don't remember.


    I see, I haven't used it in months, so I'm out of the loop on the recent additions by fix94 and others. I should probably stick to commenting on GX, which is what I use.
     
  19. JoostinOnline

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    Yes, you can. Just go to filters and choose if you want to filter out Wii/GC games.
     
  20. themanuel

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    OK.