Homebrew How easy is it to transfer saves from GBA injects on N3DS to PC and/or Retropie

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I've been playing some GBA games on the 3DS and it plays them great, but sometimes I'd prefer to carry on with the same game using a PC or Raspberry Pi. However I have no idea where or in what format the GBA saves are in on a 3DS.
 

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I've been playing some GBA games on the 3DS and it plays them great, but sometimes I'd prefer to carry on with the same game using a PC or Raspberry Pi. However I have no idea where or in what format the GBA saves are in on a 3DS.
You can backup&restore saves manually:
https://3ds.hacks.guide/godmode9-usage#backup-gba-vc-saves
(This is tedious if you want to process many games at a time)

Or use TurdPooCharger's GodMode9 script "GBAVCSM"
https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-godmode9-scripts-megathread.482150/page-10#post-8790663
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Make sure to read the instructions.

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The saves from GBA Virtual Console worked for me on mgba emulator (desktop version) as well as on retail cartridges.
 

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I did mine through the agbsave.bin. you can only do one game at a time (backup the save first), then reinject it. it was a serious pita.
 

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