RELEASE NS-USBloader mobile - Android version of the Tinfoil and GoldLeaf USB installer

Discussion in 'Switch - Emulation, Homebrew & Software Projects' started by developer_su, Jul 10, 2019 at 3:57 AM.

  1. developer_su
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    developer_su Advanced Member

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    version 0.1

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    What is it all about?

    This is an application to upload NSP files to Switch over USB (Network support will be added later).
    Spreads under GPLv3 license.

    This application has been developed from scratch and re-using only small amount of original NS-USBloader application code.

    Supports:

    • TinFoil - USB only (developed by Adubbz, 0.2.1)
    • GoldLeaf v0.5
    Requirements:
    • USB-OTG adapter
    • Minimum: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
    • Maximum: Android 10 (Q)
    PLEASE REMEMBER: You have to connect NS to Android device via USB-OTG cable!

    Known bugs:

    1. Be careful if you have Samsung device. While transmitting data don't rotate or minimize application (or do it on your own risk, the worst thing could happen: you'll get non-playable game and will have to re-install it). If you faced with some issues, report them and note your phone/tablet/TV model.
    2. Please use good short cable. I had some troubles with long one. Maybe it's a problem in my cable, I don't know..
    Screenshot:

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    Project:

    GitHub issues:
    Downloads:
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    Link to NS-USBloader forum thread (version for Windows/Mac/Linux).

    Let me know what you're thinking about all this. Thanks!

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    Last edited by developer_su, Jul 10, 2019 at 4:37 PM
  2. Philliyxx

    Philliyxx GBAtemp Regular

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    Awesome. I will try out but isn't Android 9 Pie and Android 10Q?
    • "Maximum: Android 9 (Q) "
     
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  3. developer_su
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    developer_su Advanced Member

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    You're right! Thanks =)

    I just googled for SDK 29 and it said Android Q..

    UPD: Hmm.. Looked on description again and fixed few more typos. Good catch!
     
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  4. hippy dave

    hippy dave BBMB

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    These games sound incredible, I'll have to look them up.

    This app is great to see, I expect I'll still be doing most of my installs from computer but it's nice to have the option! Good work.
     
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  5. linuxares

    linuxares I'm not a generous god!

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    You crazy... Nice! :D
     
  6. skullkeeper94

    skullkeeper94 Professional USB Corrupter

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    Bruh, how'd you get a hold of Something-Something Falling Bricks before it released?

    (Seriously, amazing work though. It's a nice thing to have.)
     
  7. developer_su
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    developer_su Advanced Member

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    Thanks for feedback!!
    I'm going to have a trip soon and won't take laptop with me. So it's kinda workaround. Glad it's not useless =)
     
  8. Reecey

    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    @developer_su I see your a very talented dev within this field is there any chance you can develop an easy app that connects to your whole google drive account and simply connects to the sx/tinfoil installer on your switch with IPAddress/port/password etc.. very similar to what lgma does that was supposed to be fixed but the latest release is broken there’s no .exe file in the zip folder. Is this possible? Just a basic no frills application that would be so essential nowadays.
     
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  9. stick267

    stick267 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I'm an iPhone user but this app is awesome.

    I wonder, when Android is released for the Switch will you be able to use Android on your Switch to install NSPs to your SD? That would be pretty cool.
     
  10. developer_su
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    developer_su Advanced Member

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    Thank you. I assume you're talking about some SX application/tool and 'new' TinFoil (not Adubbz). I'm not using it. And I never heard about lgma, so I didn't understand about .exe and .zip.
    Well, I don't really want to write anything for SX or 'new' TinFoil. Please let me know if I missed or misunderstood something.

    Thanks!!
    Well, no idea to be honest.
     
  11. silvershadow

    silvershadow GBAtemp Regular

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    the concept of the app sounds sweet, and there is a 100% chance i will have it installed, but unfortunately, because of lifestyle changes, i would probably never get to use it to my advantage.

    however, in my mind, i was really hoping this would be a possibility someday. and now it is!

    Thank you!
     
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  12. uzimakiuchiha

    uzimakiuchiha GBAtemp Regular

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    After installing games with this, my phone says there's more data being taken up even though I deleted the nsp files beforehand. I couldn't find it through any files app but there's about 4gb of space just being taken somehow and the only change was installing an nsp file on my switch. Any help on that?
     
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