homebrew to extract game save?

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Apr 15, 2008
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    is there a program to extract a game save from an official game cart to back it up? and use for the r4?
     
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    NDS Backup Tool by Rudolph should do what you want. There's also SavSender which could also work.
     
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    Rein is also great. That's what I used to use when I had my GBAMP.
     
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    REIN and NDS backup tool require a slot 2 card.
     
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    Only the versions of the NDS Backup Tool that require slot 2 carts require a slot 2 cart. The wifi version does not.
     
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    What's cool with these tools is that you safely load saves back to the original cart. I like that because my microSD corrupts from all the homebrew I keep copying over and deleting.

    GBAldr does GBA games. I'm not sure if it does saves too. I'm also not sure if it needs an EZ3in1.
     
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    Rudolph's GBA Backup Tool is the way to go for GBA saves. It supports all save types (I think, all the main ones at least) and it works from a slot 1 cart. You'll have to search Rudolph's blog if you want it.
     
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    Cool. I found it. How well does it work in terms of compatibility?
     
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    I don't know, but it seems to be pretty good; I haven't heard of it failing to work with any game. I don't have any retail GBA game paks that use EEPROM of Flash save types, so I can't test it myself.
     
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    Thanks Destructo. I'm going to have a trip down GBA memory lane when I have the time. Hopefully I'll have all the save types available for testing. I've been dying to backup my old saves and find a use for offlinelist.
     
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    i got it to work.

    What about gba saves using an r4?
     
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    Read Destructobot's posts in this thread.
     
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    i cant find the gba back up tool...
     
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