How Do I Rip Music Files From .nds Games

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Jan 27, 2010
  1. Alter
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    I started a topic on this quite a while back, but am now unable to find it. It appears as though it's not longer there... Anyway, I'm looking for a program that can rip the sound files from an NDS game. I used something a while back that worked (I was directed to it on these forums), but my computer crashed, and I was unable to re-locate it.

    Thanks for your time.

    Alter
     
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    What's wrong with plugging your PC into the headphone socket of the DS ?? [​IMG]
    You may need to alter volume levels etc to avoid distortion

    I would've thought that ripping music from games - you'll not end up with MP3 file but rather a bunch of code - which then needs to be converted somehow to actual 'music'
     
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    No, I need to rip hundreds of files. It's quite easy. You can open up the game, find the right folder, and move all of the MIDI files onto your computer. I just lost the program, that's all. There were at least two different ones, I believe.

    And even so, it's really quite easy to mass convert the files if they're not in the format you want, but they can be played with Windows Media Player, so no biggie.
     
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    Vgmtrans or vgmtoolbox forgot where to download but thats what you want
     
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    You need to find the .Sdat of the game and open it with "NDS Editor" to convert the sseq or anything else to MIDI
     
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    I know VGMTrans works...kinda, but it's not in development anymore and doesn't do it's job all that well...
     
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    Alright, I got it! Thanks, guys. I appreciate the help! [​IMG]

    Alter

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    I recall a program called ndssndext that could rip music from nds roms. Most of the times the midis would sounds horrible though.
     
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    Yeah I need midi files of certain songs, trying to make tabs for my ocarina, but Finale Notepad only uses Midi files [​IMG].
     
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    Vgmtrans is still being developed check sourceforge
     
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    he could do that but he would need to buy the male to male plug. plug one end to the ds's headphone jack and the other to the speaker jack on the pc. then he would need to use audacity to record it
     
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    First, get VGMToolbox,
    Then, navigate to Misc. Tools > xSF Tools > 2SF > NDSTo2SF,
    Drop your NDS file into the window,
    Install the 2SF player plugin into Winamp,
    Play the 2SF files in winamp, but in Winamp Settings, set the Output to Nullsoft Disk Writer (+WAV setting in its settings), and play the 2SF files. You will hear no sound, but it will write the wav files to the location, that you specified in N.Disk Writer.
    And if you want, convert the Wav files to MP3 with your converter.
     
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    I am trying to rip music from Ragnarok DS.

    I have followed the step above by putting RagnarokDS.nds file onto the VGMToolbox and it sends me back a bunch of swav and .mini2sf files
    and no .2sf files are exist. What's wrong with my step ?

    Since I get a lot of .midi files from NDS Extractor Tool, I have noticed that the outputted BGM is not the same while I was playing the game. So I'm looking for some tools that can play these midi as an actual sound on the Nintendo DS.
     

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