Can I play PSX backups using Free McBoot

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by yusuo, May 3, 2012.

  1. yusuo

    yusuo GBAtemp Addict

    Oct 19, 2006
    I was wondering if it was possible to play psx backups using free mcboots, I know its prob possible using disks but Im trying to get everything running via usb loader so was wondering is there anyway I can do it using an external hard drive with iso images on it
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    I forgot
  3. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

    Feb 28, 2010
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    Also PSX emulators are compatible with pretty much every game out there. I've found using a PCSX emu (or another one, not sure of the one with the best compatibility) with a PS2-to-USB-adapter (a few $$ from Dealextreme) to be quite a good way to play the old backups. A PSP is a good way too, but somehow I haven't bothered making all them eboots yet (mainly because I'm still playing PSP games with my Go). Not really a way for a PS2 loader, but with a HDMI cable it's just as good an option :)
  4. demonicstrife

    demonicstrife *INSERTGENERICTITLE*

    May 22, 2008
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    Without a modchip, there is no way to directly boot PS1 backups on a PS2 unless you disc swap. There's an experimental app called PS2PSXe, which is a PS1 emulator for the PS2 that loads ISOs from an internal HDD. But again, it's basically in an alpha state and still experimental, so not really feasible at this point in time.
  5. jimmyemunoz

    jimmyemunoz GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Feb 23, 2009
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    "Breaker Pro' isn't a modchip, and it will boot PS1 backups on a PS1 or a PS2.