Is there a way to backup your own Wii U discs to a hard drive and play them?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Bryon15, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. Bryon15
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    Kinda like with usb loader GX you could backup your Wii game discs. Is there anything like that for the Wii U?
     
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    wudump, then wud2app, then do a 'brazilian' install (wupinstaller mod y).
     
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    This is the correct steps
     
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    Thanks. Is there a tutorial for these?
     
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    Cool - I'm looking to do this process as well as a legitimate backup instead of downloading games I already own. That would be cool if someone made an app that automates this!
     
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    Its actually really simple. Wudump on wii u and then wud2app on pc.
    Install with wup installer y mod.
     
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    awesome gonna have to try this when i get my wii setup
     
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    i am in the same boat. have physical games, can dump to wud but wud2app is not available for mac.

    is there any workaround for me?
     
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    JWUDTool
     
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    that is nice, thanks. i will try it after coming back home ;)
     
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    Or you know, use a standard Windows PC. You could even do it in a virtual machine of Windows within the Mac.
     
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    thanks, it is possible but sadly it is harder simply because of disk space requirements.
     
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    You could always use networking shares to have it save on the Mac's HDD instead.
     
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    Even on Windows, JWUDTool is more efficient for this thread's purpose. It can read the parts directly from the USB or SD, so you only need the game's actual size in available space, not an extra 23GB on top of that.
     
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    Noticed a slight problem with wudump. After it finishes dumping the disc, the system tries to go back to the system menu but gets stuck. So you have to turn it off. Not that big a deal I guess though.
     
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    you can run windows on a max trougha virtual machine wine trough homebrew or bootimg a windows via bootcamp xD
     
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