Rom File Extension

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by sabih, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. sabih

    sabih Newbie

    Dec 15, 2008
    Hi guys,

    I just bought a DS with my poker winnings, anyways i am in the process of buying either M3Real card or CycloDS card.

    I have noticed alot of the rom files have different file extensions ie.

    Will all of these file extensions be ready by either M3Real or CycloDS. or should i be renaming each rom file to have a particular file extension like .nds?
  2. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

    May 16, 2007
    You should extract 7z and rar files to nds with a program like WinRAR or 7-Zip.
  3. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

    Oct 21, 2005
    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    7z and RAR are extensions of compressed files into 1 big file

    .NDS is the extension used for game dumps from DS game cartridges.

    Like Maikelsteneker says, 7z and RAR must be unpacked with a program like Winrar, winzip, etc... or any other program that can process compressed files.
    (there are alot of freeware unzippers)
  4. TSPhoenix

    TSPhoenix GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 7, 2007
    I'll just add that you can trim NDS files to make them smaller, there are tools in the download section that do that.
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