all this with mac?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by loon111, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. loon111
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    hi, i have been doing a bit of reading on here lately, an all is looking great, except for dumping games etc, i have a mac, can anyone send me a link to a guide to dump games an use wud installer an anything related to get it all going please, would be greatly appreciated

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  2. RyDog

    RyDog Lazy Animal Crossing hacker

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    Use a VM or boot camp.
     
  3. loon111
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    ok thanks mate, installing parallels now, u think discu will work with an external dvd drive on there? the official mac one?
     
  4. DanTheMan827

    DanTheMan827 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yes, DVD drives can be passed through to the virtual machine directly
     
  5. loon111
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    sorry mate, got windows on parallels now, what program do i use to dump my own games? do you know?
    thanks
     
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    I'd just like to say that I've planned Python ports of the main Wii U tools, so expect to see that soon. (not trademarked, ask @VinsCool why)
     
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  8. emuman100

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    DiscU.exe runs perfectly fine in wine.
     
  9. DanTheMan827

    DanTheMan827 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    On mac there's wine bottler, that makes things a little easier to work with wine on mac.

    Quite a few apps are already written in java though...
     
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    Install Java SDK and use JNUSTOOL
     
  11. kittensauce

    kittensauce Got a spare screen?

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    Since you asked if DVD drive access is possible through Parallels, and you asked how to dump your own game... You can't dump a game directly from a disc with a normal computer, no one has really figured out how, except the scene releasers who definitely aren't sharing their secrets any time soon. Instead, you could just download your games from "that Wii U ISO site". Using an adblocker is advised. Although, it's pretty useless to download games from there now, what with that Brazilian hack thing...
     
  12. DanTheMan827

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    If you dump your own wup you can install it even if it isn't on the eShop
     
  13. link270

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    I'm on a mac and can do everything just fine. Where applicable use a tool written in Java or Python rather than a .exe, and look into installing wine. It's really pretty easy to use, and most of these applications are simple enough that they work just fine within wine. (when you get it installed it's as simple as typing 'wine (Then dropping the .exe into the terminal window to add the path)' into terminal then it will run.
     
  14. cearp

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    unless you have any undumped stuff, just use stuff online, it should be the same bit for bit anyway.
    but if you wait a bit i guess soon we will be able to dump stuff to the sd card, instead of on the computer?

    and for when you want to get content/dlc/anything to install, osx has python built in so use FunKiiU
     
  15. kittensauce

    kittensauce Got a spare screen?

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    You can not dump a WUD with a computer. You can't dump WUPs either, it's only possible to download them from NUS, thus making your second statement (installing even if it isn't on the eShop) invalid. Tickets, however, can be dumped from the Wii U (not a computer) and can be used to install games from discs and from the eShop.
     
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  16. DanTheMan827

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    Sorry, I used the wrong term... you are correct, WUD files are 1:1 copies of the disc data...

    I never said you could use a computer to dump the disc although I guess that was implied... my bad...

    You can however dump the Wii U game disc content using redNAND for installation using wup installer even if there isn't a eShop version available to download the game data for (so you could install games like Call of Duty Ghosts for example)

    Sorry for any confusion

    EDIT: Maybe you can't dump the game files just yet...
     
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