1. gandalf

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    Hi Guys

    I have a bunch of games in the app format and cant figure out how to install them.
    On my old modded 3ds (which I can find atm) I was able to install these games with ease, with I think FBI app, but I am not 100% on this as it was a long time ago.

    Could someone please shed some light on this, has the feature to install app files with FBI app been remove, or what am I doing wrong?

    Thanks a lot!
     
  2. Lacius

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    You need to use GodMode9 to convert them to CIA files. You should download CIA files in the future so you don't have to do the conversion step.
     
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  3. gandalf

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    Thanks for a quick reply.
    So, there is no way of quick installing them?
    Why do I think they way I used to install them required no conversion?

    So with godmode 9, I see ppl converting from 3ds format to cia?
    How about app to cia, is there a tutorial for this?
    I tried this last night, but could not figure it out myself.

    Thanks
     
  4. BaamAlex

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    No. You can't directly install .app files.
     
  5. Lacius

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    You never installed .app files, so I don't know what you did before.

    To convert them, open GodMode9, select NCCH image options... > Build CIA from file.
     
  6. gandalf

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    Thanks for your help

    When I enter godmode app, and navigate to the folder which contains the game, I see 3 files
    00000.app
    00001.app
    title.tik
    title.tmd

    If I then select any of the 4 files I get on the bottom screen

    Show in hexeditor
    calculate SHA-256
    Show file info
    Copy to gm9

    Where do I find the build from cia file option?

    Thanks

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    Ok, I figured I have to select title.tmd file then it shows me build from cia option.

    However it then throws an error saying no title key found.
     
  7. Lacius

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    Do you have seeddb.bin and encTitleKeys.bin in gm9?
     
  8. gandalf

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    It seems that I do not have them.

    Anyway or creating them, as freeshop is down I believe?
     
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    You never needed freeshop to get those items.

    Freeshop aint down. Freehop is dead. Big difference
     
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  10. gandalf

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    Can I create the file or do I need to source it from somewhere?
     
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    seed can be got from google. Same for keys aswell.
     
  12. gandalf

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    I have managed to generate a seedd.bin on my 3ds.

    However title keys.bin is impossible to find?
     
  13. AmandaRose

    AmandaRose Do what I do. Hold tight and pretend it’s a plan
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    Step 1
    Open GodMode9 by holding Start on bootup (if you have more then 1 payload, then the Luma Chainloader menu will appear and you just select GodMode9 from there)

    Step 2
    Once in GodMode9, press the Home Menu Button then go to More... -> Build Support Files and press A on the prompt.

    Step 3
    Navigate to SD -> gm9 -> out and you will see you now have a encTitleKeys.bin file.
     
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    Thanks very much for you help.
    This has worked and I have generated the keys.bin file, decTitleKeys.bin file and seeddb.bin file.

    Still when I try to build cia for streets of rage 3d I get an error no title keys found?

    Do I need to copy the keys from the out folder to \gm9\support ?
    I did that, but still get the no key found error.

    Again, many thanks.
     
  15. dwain12435

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    Go to GodMode9, then press R+A on [A:] to view its drive options, then select the "Search for titles" option, then select your title and select the "TMD file options" option, then select the "Build CIA (standard)" option.
     
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