Is it possible to install CIAs on an SD card that is not twice the size of the CIA?

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  1. Icy
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    Hello, this might seem an odd question but, I have a 3GB cia and was wondering if it was possible for me to install it on my sd card which has the size of 4GB. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
     
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    If you have 3 GB of space on the SD card you can install it via Sockfile in FBI
     
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    the FTPony or whatever will do that I believe
    Havn't done it myself but seen it mentioned plenty
     
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    I think you can also use CIAngel in "Install CIA" mode, although I haven't tested whether it requires double the space. But that would require CIAngel to redownload the whole game from the eShop.
     
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    Where dat ass is
    On a similar note, I believe that scanning a QR code does a similar process (In FBI) Because it seems like it doesnt 'install' after download so I assume its all in one
     
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    This doesn't need double the space I assume?
     
  7. Metab

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    No it uses the file from your computer