Rom Collecting Tool that sorts one rom of each.

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by gbadl, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. gbadl

    gbadl GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 13, 2009
    Is there a tool that sorts roms by one rom of each, for example it would consider the european version of the rom a dupe if I have a USA version and not included it as a rom I need.
  2. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    No, because the E and U versions would have different hashes.

    1 - Put all your ROMs in a single folder with nothing else.
    2 - Sort by name.
    3 - Remove one of each version with a duplicate.

    Assuming you have full names and region codes.
  3. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

    Global Moderator
    Oct 27, 2002
    Engine room, learning
    Yes it's possible.
    And of course they will have different hashes, thats how you recognize the version from US/EU/JP/other

    Use Offline List 0.7.3 beta2.
    The dat (from contains duplicate informations.

    Though, I don't know if you can exclude roms based on the region.
    It's more a purpose to store them in the same archive, to gain space (while using 7zip, duplicates compress to 100% ratio, so having dupes or not result in the same disk space requirement).

    edit :
    There's a "duplicate filter" option which let you sort and exclude regions.
  4. gbadl

    gbadl GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 13, 2009
    Thanks I will try the offline list tool.