[File Extension] .ips

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by Legendgreat, May 1, 2010.

  1. Legendgreat
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    Legendgreat Newbie

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    What is the extension .ips is used for again?
     
  2. prowler

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    .ips is for patching games IIRC

    I'm not sure so don't quote me on it.
     
  3. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    Correct. It's a patch file; you run it and the thing you want to patch through a patcher.
     
  4. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

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    Patching snes,nes,genesis etc games. Mostly for small files. For larger ups is used. Mother 3 uses a ups file.
     
  5. FAST6191

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    To add to purplesludge IPS is limited to a 16 meg window but even then most applications do not support window and will only patch the 16 meg (- EOF in ASCII) section from the start of the file. It is also a very dumb patcher which can cause serious trouble with the DS if you rebuild the filesystem (such as if you are using ndstool or a frontend like dsbuff and dslazy) can cause a shift if the process (such things did not happen on the earlier consoles

    More on such things:
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=127...p;#entry1683892
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=99814