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+

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

    129 vote(s)
    43.7%
  3. CFG USBL Mod 45+

    58 vote(s)
    19.7%
  4. PostLoader 4+

    12 vote(s)
    4.1%
  1. tony_2018

    tony_2018 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Wow, I believe its time I update to a new loader. I believe my sister's Wii is using usbloader but an older version.
     
  2. djender

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    Hi guys, can anybody tell me wich loader supports DVD launch from external DVD Drive?
     
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  3. GreyWolf

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    Games? None of them that I know of.
     
  4. AbdallahTerro
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    AbdallahTerro da KiNG

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    Ideas factory :)
    it's useless if you want to use external DVD Drive to play the games, just use a HDD instead
    if you meant Movies then that's a different story, none plays movies via external DVD, you have to convert the DVD into files nd play then via MPlayer CE plugin in wiiflow or via HBC
     
  5. Zonta85

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    You're both wrong. Is not pratical, tricky and probably not so useful but it can be done (and i did it, only to do "everything the wii can do") but the now outdated uLoader can boot games from an external dvd drive (and i know that a certain number of requests were made to @Cyan to add this feature to usbloader gx) and wiimc too can read dvds :)

     
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  6. Cyan

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    I can confirm we got multiple requests for that support. it was asked on the issue tracker of googlecode, and is also on sourceforge. I don't know how to do it and don't have any external USB disc readers, so I never looked at that request.
     
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  7. Zonta85

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    Just to not being misunderstood: i was'nt asking for this feature, i wrote that thing only as a confirm that the support of external dvd drive is possible ;)
     
  8. Magnus87

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    YAY. ULGX is still alive!!! :D
    The best loader for Wii
     
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  9. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

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    more surviving than alive.
    I don't have enough time to do all I want, and sometime even lack the knowledge (I'm not a good developer, more a tweaker of existing code, it's harder to create something new)
     
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  10. Zonta85

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    I think you're underestimating yourself, you're doing a great job, constantly updating and improving this wonderful loader.
     
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  11. m37r01d

    m37r01d GBAtemp Regular

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    wow thanks for this list, deff helps
     
  12. laz305

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    Hey can someone link me to the best one for the vWii U cuz those dl links ain't workin for me. Thanks
     
  13. tswntk

    tswntk GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    "best" is very subjective and the reason why this thread exist.
    You can google or simply search this forum for their official threads - stickied even.
     
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  14. tony_2018

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    Sigh...back in the wii scene...sister formatted the drive with all the backups on it....sad day...
     
  15. Falligrecht

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    I tried using postloader, because of it's NAND capabilities, but I couldn't get it to detect real NAND games and GameCube games, no matter what I tried. I wonder if those few people using postloader have those features working?

    (PS: also WiiFlow doesn't detect games. USBL GX and cfg_usb and neek2o are working fine, including emunand)
     
  16. bengalih

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    I don't know if "Full System Menu View" under USBLGX is meant to mean that it looks like the "Real" Wii menu (closer than any other loader, or even any theme I have found for cfg). That to me is a big plus.

    Also, a *huge* feature of USBLGX is it has a search option to look for games. AFAIK none of the other loaders have that.

    There should also be sections to cover parental control and categories - both which I know USBLGX has, but not sure about the others.