Transfer files from PC to DS?

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  1. Skyline969
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    I'm getting sick of taking out my SD Micro card, transferring files over, and plugging it back into my DS. It's easy to do, but it's a hassle nonetheless. Is there a homebrew application out there that would allow me to transfer files from my PC (via a server program or something I'm guessing) to my DS (which would have a client program, I assume)? I know it would have to be Wi-Fi and not bluetooth or anything of the sort, as the DS doesn't have that feature. However, would it not be a quicker transfer rate if I were to connect to my PC via its gateway address instead of its external IP? I dunno, your thoughts?

    I'd appreciate any (sensible) input on this. [​IMG]

    EDIT: I also know it'd be a lot slower than plugging in my SD card via USB, but I don't plan on transferring DS games through this method. I'm thinking more along the lines of homebrew and whatnot, smaller files that can be transferred easily and quickly.
     
  2. BoxShot

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    Just to tell you the ds has the downloading speed of 5kb/sec as I have seen from akaio downloading loaders or cheats. Now I leave your answer to someone else because I don't know.
     
  3. Skyline969
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    There's no way at all to increase this speed, Box? Hm, that'd be a problem when it comes to larger homebrew apps, but the standard sized ones would be transferred in an acceptable time.
     
  4. StuMx

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    There's a homebrew called "dsftp", with it you can transfer files from your pc to your nds using an ftp server trough a wifi conection.
     
  5. ChuckMcB

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    Just to add the DSLinux guys have got speeds up to 100kb/sec, all other wifi homebrew, as BoxShot says, is **very** slow.
     
  6. DanTheManMS

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    With DSFTP, I get speeds of about 30 kb/s on average, but for some reason DSFTP tends to be very damaging to my SD card so I don't use it much.

    The other main option is DSLinux, as ChuckMcB stated. Best if you have slot-2 RAM.
     
  7. Skyline969
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    I have an EZ-Flash 3-in-1... will that work?
     
  8. DanTheManMS

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    If you have the older version, then probably yes. If you have the newer "3in1 Plus" then I'm not sure, as I don't think code to access it was ever added to DSLinux. I could be wrong though.
     
  9. Skyline969
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    Nah, it's not a plus, I made sure of that myself.
     
  10. michelkok1

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    couldnt ds linux run on a r4??
     
  11. DanTheManMS

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    DSLinux can run from most slot-1 devices, yes. You just won't be able to do too much unless you have slot-2 RAM.