Origin of DevMenu/BBM? Who made it?

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  1. NoNAND
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    Hey there. I'm so curious. Who made devmenu? Nintendo right?
    For what purpose did they made it? Who did "steal" their app and other SDK apps like SaveDataFiler ConFig etc.
    I'm so curious!
     
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    Well, I have no idea for most of your questions, but this: http://3dbrew.org/wiki/3DS_Development_Unit_Software should be an interesting read!
     
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    Big Blue Box leaked the SDK Dev Kit tools. I made a tutorial on how to install them onto a retail 3DS. They were made obviously for the Development 3DSs, but I think Big Blue Menu is a better version of Dev Menu.
     
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    And who are big blue box?
     
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    He's known for his scene releases (ROM/torrent info releases)
     
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    Ah i see. Thanks !
     
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    No problem. :)

    A 3D model viewer app was leaked with the NintendoWare for CTR leak, and it's a pretty cool app! (so long as you own a CTR_Debugger!)
     
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    What is a CTR debugger?
     
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    It's a piece of Development 3DS hardware in which you can load stuff into the RAM of the Dev 3DS.
     
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    If I'm right it's kind of a debugger used for CTR titles like 3ds apps and games.
     
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    The SDK dev kit tools were leaked long before there was a public way to install cia files (AKA a way to launch dev menu released in public)
     
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    Yes.
    Well, you learn something new every day! :lol:
     
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    BigBlueBox is full of shit and just relabeled the original. There is no difference between the original and this one.
     
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    I hate bbm and title manager. I like the devmenu old version.
     
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    Really? :O
    I honestly thought Title Manager (BBM) was slightly better!
    Must be a tradition, or something... :/
     
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    It's really just a repackaged DevMenu, they changed "CTR DevMenu" to "Title Manager" in the app, gave it a new icon and banner and that's BBM.
     
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    I agree, the originaL DevMenu is better, i guess it just seems better to have a Nintendo application that wasnt ment to be used by the public!
     
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    Nope, BBM is an updated version of DevMenu.
    From BBM nfo:
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    Release Notes:
    well heres a menu to manage all your CIA files
    you can just use the .3DS file to run and install or
    install the .cia to your console so its always there
    mucher newer than the old DevMenu version everyones using
    Enjoy as Always
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    If you check the app version (top screen), the build number is higher.
    BBB is obviously GW, btw.
     
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    There are multiple versions of DevMenu. BBM is simply based on a newer version.
     
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    People think it's a different program because the file size is different, but there's no advantages over the other
     
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