Extractign ARC files

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by wiiyogi, May 13, 2008.

  1. wiiyogi
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    can someone send me the link to a program that can extract arc files?

    sorry, topic title should be: Extracting ARC files
     
  2. nanika

    nanika 文鎮じゃダメ!まぁ、こんな文字小さしすぎてどうせ読めないっしょ。

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    link sent [​IMG]
     
  3. wiiyogi
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    wiiyogi Member

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    thank you very much [​IMG]

    so does extract.exe also extract arc files?... i though that program only worked with .app files?
     
  4. sabatino

    sabatino GBAtemp Regular

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    can you also please send it to me? [​IMG]
     
  5. nanika

    nanika 文鎮じゃダメ!まぁ、こんな文字小さしすぎてどうせ読めないっしょ。

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    Some .app files are .arc files.
     
  6. B4rtj4h

    B4rtj4h Gaming addict #2 and some

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    What can i aqualy do with it ??
     
  7. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

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    Well can the program also repack arc files?
     
  8. nanika

    nanika 文鎮じゃダメ!まぁ、こんな文字小さしすぎてどうせ読めないっしょ。

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    Nope, just unpack them.
     
  9. Alimdoener

    Alimdoener Newbie

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    Sorry to push that old topic again, but I'm trying to extract the Mario Galaxy sounds.

    Firstly I used WiiScrubber to extract the *.iso-file.
    Now there are a lot of *.arc-Files, I tried extracting them with FreeArc, but they seem to be no orginary *.arc-Archives.

    Sooo...could someone PM me the extractor which was mentioned here?
     
  10. computerboy

    computerboy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Try my tool it has a program for arcs (look at my sig)
     
  11. nicksasa

    nicksasa GBAtemp Maniac

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    use u8tool that can unpack and pack arc files [​IMG]
     
  12. Alimdoener

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    u8tool can't extract them.

    I always get run-time failure '5'

    Any other ideas?
     
  13. nicksasa

    nicksasa GBAtemp Maniac

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    search on google "yaz0dec.exe" [​IMG] and then you wil get a rarc file that you can extract with u8tool
     
  14. Alimdoener

    Alimdoener Newbie

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    Ah thanks!
    But how to use it. the readme says:

    I don't get it. whenever I do yaz0dec with arc-files in the same folder as the exe, it just does nothing :/
     
  15. nicksasa

    nicksasa GBAtemp Maniac

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    open a command prompt ( windows buton + r and type cmd) and then type cd"your folder path" for example

    cd c:\users\Nick\Desktop\wiistuff\****

    then put yaz0dec.exe in that folder and type in the same cmd window

    yaz0dec "file you want to dec" and it wil generate a new file [​IMG]
     
  16. GrandMasterJimmy

    GrandMasterJimmy Advanced Member

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    Uh... You can drag+drop an arc onto yaz0dec and it will decompress it, you don't need to use command prompt.
     
  17. nicksasa

    nicksasa GBAtemp Maniac

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    yeah you can do that too
    but as i have much command line stuff that i used for my csm (and using for v2 XD) i always do it that way [​IMG]
     
  18. GrandMasterJimmy

    GrandMasterJimmy Advanced Member

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    Good point, many apps I use for various things need command prompt too.

    Just seems they never used it before for much, and drag+drop would probably be much simpler for them =P
     
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