Recompressing RARC files

Discussion in 'Nintendo GameCube' started by Shrinefox, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. Shrinefox

    Shrinefox GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 5, 2013
    United States
    Some Gamecube games have .szs (Yaz0 compresed) files that tend to store models and other data.
    The tools for decompressing/recompressing Wii .szs seem to be different and are incompatible with the files I'm working with.

    So far I've managed to find a Yaz0 decoder that changes the .szs file to a .rarc file, which seems to be some kind of archive.
    There's a tool that lets you dump it, but I have no idea how to re-encode the files/folders within it once I'm done modifying the contents.

    The encoder I have can successfully change .rarc to .szs, but can't change simple file folders directly into .szs.

    Anybody know if encoding things into .rarc/.arc archives is yet possible or if there's anything else I can do about it?

    EDIT: Nevermind, I figured it out by now. If anybody ever finds this post and wants help with it, message me!
  2. Jinan

    Jinan Newbie

    Nov 14, 2016
    Can't send you a pm so i'm commenting, it's unlikely you'll notice as it's a 6 year old thread but hey worth a try