Banner Editing Tutorial

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  1. deba94
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    First, start off by getting this set of tools: <b>(Now updated with sound.bin tools.</b>
    Megaupload:
    Mediafire: <a href="http://www.mediafire.com/?wgsfos1ajvz" target="_blank">http://www.mediafire.com/?wgsfos1ajvz</a>
    Rapidshare:

    <!--sizeo:6--><span style="font-size:24pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><u><b>Editing The Banner for Homebrew:</b></u>
    <!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     


  2. Narin

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    This should be stickied. Its a pretty good tutorial and even includes images for newbies.
     
  3. skawo96

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    Yeeey, not that hard I see...but if some no...newbies to computers will take it with their hands it'll be soon a BRICK ERA [​IMG]
     
  4. deba94
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    Bah, I should have mentioned, this tutorial is fool proof if followed correctly [​IMG]


    and I typoed in the title! noooooooooo lol
     
  5. kerano1

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    Error at the 4th step:
    4. Again, in u8extr, point it towards the banner.bin file in the new 00000000_app_out. It will create a folder called banner_bin_out.
    Image:

    the program says Runtime error 6 overflow
     
  6. Skater4599

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    I tried this and it works well, but it does NOT work on VC channels for some reason they are diff. when you unpack the banner.bin it says runtime overflow and shuts the prog down
     
  7. killplaystation

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    i thought these tools were unstable and to be avoided for the time being [​IMG]
    And no way to test it?
     
  8. ZeD

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    its the one I used to created my banners! (but in spanish!)

    Also it does not work for VC lol
    different encoding!
     
  9. jayparadox

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    VC Banner work EXACTLY in the same way, only the image to change is called VCPic.tpl, and the BRLYT has all the text info for the players, release date and game name.
     
  10. ZeD

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    i tried it with a SEGA game, but it failed.
    havnt treid it with any SNES games, as there is no point because new ones are realesed nearly
    every day! [​IMG]

    I was sooooooooo happy when I worked out how to do it! lol [​IMG]
     
  11. Skater4599

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    These tools will not unpack banner.bin from .app files, any of them. How is it EXACTLY the same jayparadox?
     
  12. ZeD

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    just use u8extr.exe on 0000000000.app
    then use u8extr.exe on banner.bin
    (this is for homebrew)
     
  13. jayparadox

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    Ah, I think where the problem is.
    VC banner.bin and icon.bin are LZ77 compressed, where my banners aren't.

    Get gbalzss to decompress them, and then follow the tutorial with that new file.
     
  14. kerano1

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    it extracts 5 files that way, paradox =/ it's not the same.
     
  15. Sperion

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    You need to edit banner.bin and icon.bin with a h4x editor

    search for 55 AA 38 and delete evrything before it (exept the IMD5 thingy) like this image:

    [​IMG] (del the selected part)

    then use gbalzss (gbalzss d banner.bin banner.arc) and then use the u8tool then it wil open
     
  16. Arakon

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    of course it works that way for VC.
     
  17. Skater4599

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    I tried this, edited the hex, but when i use gbalzss d banner.bin banner.arc, it comes up with a new line that says ??? d

    any ideas? [​IMG]
     
  18. deba94
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    When you edited the hex, did you switch it all to null (00) or did you remove it completely?



    And on a side note, I'm working on editing VC banners, if I get solid steps down, I'll edit my tutorial [​IMG]
     
  19. Sperion

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    use an other version of gbalzss, i did this and it worked
     
  20. Skater4599

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    I did Delete it completly, just pushed delete, should i null it instead? Also i have two diff versions of gbalzss, and none worked, is there any specific version i should be looking for or somthing? or maybe you could point me in the right direction. Also, was kinda wierd, i tried all diff VC games and none worked excpet paradox's banner'd injected super smash bros. that opens up and can edit everything no problems, kinda wierd.