Methods of transferring legit carts to cias?

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  1. mrmonotone
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    I have a bunch of cartridges that I am carried of carrying around. What are the best methods of transferring them to cias so I do not have to carry around my carts anymore? Can I get it to the point where they are completely legit copies?
     
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    Yes, you can convert your carts to cias with uncart and decrypt9. Unfortunately they will not be "legit cias" as the only way to get them is to either buy a system with a preloaded game, transfer them from such a system, or pirate the "legit" cia from the usual sources. That being said, updates will work just fine since cias created from cart dumps will just download the update files designed for physical copies.
     
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    simplecia
     
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    Actually you can have personal legit CIA's up to the point where they will show on sysNAND without signature patches.
     
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    That doesn't make legit cias. If you don't believe me, then try to run a cia made with simplecia after disabling the sigcheck patches in Cakes.

    However there is no way to convert a cart into even a personal legit cia that I know of. So if you want to convert your own (or rented, or borrowed) carts to cias you will still need sigpatching to run them.
     
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    Uncart + Decrypt9WIP + .3DS to .CIA tool
     
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    but no way to install them unfortunately so in reality it's useless now.
    but yes, my tool can create them
     
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    Is there a way that I can just use my 3ds or do I need to transfer files to and from my 3ds? I read somewhere about being able to get some sort of ticket so I can download from the eshop?
     
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    I really wish someone would just make a tool that rips the games directly to a CIA on the 3ds without all the extra hoop jumping.
     
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    it's possible, have a go :)
     
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    You can rip a cart directly to a CIA all in one homebrew on the 3ds?
     
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    I mean it is possible to make, take some stuff from uncart, take some stuff from decrypt9, and the CIA conversion from source that you might need to port from python or something. it all exists, someone just needs to put it together.
     
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    so if I use the methods described above do I still need to patch signatures?
     
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    yes, as a general rule, only games bought from eshop will work without signature patching/cfw
     
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    thanks for the help guys
    EDIT: one last thing, will I be able to use these online safely? Since I own the copy?
     
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    owning the physical cart doesn't make it safe to play - nintendo wouldn't 'forgive you', but anyway, nintendo has shown basically no action against pirates so i wouldn't worry about anything.
     
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    So even if I own the cart and extract create the cia from that cart dump, it will still be the same as installing a pirated copy?
     
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    sure, even though it's justifiable and not evil, it's still against nintendo's rules and terms of service etc, especially because you will need to use cfw. but as i said, it doesn't matter because nintendo hasn't really taken any banning action, so don't worry about nintendo :)
    if nintendo made a big list of everyone who installed piratead games, you would be in that list - they don't know that you bought the game physically :) all they would see is that there is a illegit ticket on your system. but whether they can see that or not, it doesn't matter, they have not taken action against anyone
     
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