Any way to reduce the size of PSX EBOOTS?

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Dec 19, 2008
  1. Raiser
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    Hello there,

    I have some PSX EBOOTS that I would want reduced (in size). They are all compressed (level 9).
    Is there any other way to lower the size without getting rid of things like audio, cutscenes, etc?
     
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    If you've already compressed it to the max AND you don't want to remove audio/video... then the obvious answer would be no.
     
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    I can't think of any way, aren't they fairly small???
     
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    It all depends on the game. Same with PSP games. Some compress really well, others don't. Just depends on the amount of video/audio content.
     
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    Well on a few other forums, people say that they have gotten Final Fantasy IX down to about 200MB. I highly doubt this is for all 4 discs, but he said it runs fine with audio and cutscenes. My EBOOT for it is just shy of 500MB. =\
     
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    There is a way to compress it. My friend gave me the app and it works..I deleted it though cause I don't need it anymore and I forgot what its called, but its out there.
     
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    Read the thread before replying, Raiyu. [​IMG]
     
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    Loool. xD
    Ah well. I guess they're small enough.
    Although I find it weird how my Gundam VS Gundam CSO is smaller than my Final Fantasy IX Disc I EBOOT. [​IMG]
     
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    Im pretty sure its impossible to get FFIX down to 200MB without messing with the audio/video. The only way I see that happening is if the audio or video are stored in there more than one time... in which case, the person could just delete all of the copies and just link them all to the original...

    But I don't think that's the case.
     
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    Yeah, I think you're right.
    If I deleted all the CG cutscenes, I'm sure the size would drop drastically.
    I've played FFIX on my PS about 15 times. xD
    So this is around my 16th time which is on my newly acquired PSP. [​IMG]
     
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    I know I did read the thread. [​IMG] It's an app that compresses the audio and videos and stuff to also make the EBOOTS smaller. I know what I'm talking about..>.>
     
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    Except how do you further compress an eboot which has been maximally compressed by it's creation utility?....Answer...you can't!

    The reason some of those PSX games are so large compared to recent PSP games is because of changes in compression and file types used. If they recoded the FF games from scratch they'd certainly be much better optimised and hence much smaller.
     

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