Use your own pictures (not taken by DSi camera) on the DSi?

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  1. FredWP
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    I'd like to use my own pictures from my SD card to show up on the upper screen when I'm in the menu.

    I tried generating the picture I wanted, matching the same resolution and sRGB color profile as those taken with the camera, but doing so does not make them show up.

    Then I thought it might work by just overwriting existing pictures with my own (not replacing files, but opening file and pasting over the existing content). I tried this in Photoshop and Windows Paint and the pictures remain visible, but the DSi reports that it can't show the picture.
     
  2. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 3

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    They designed the DSi not to support images that aren't from the camera. Maybe after it's hacked this won't be a problem.

    Smooth move Nidiots.
     
  3. DeltaBurnt

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    Let's see, do you think they'd rather let people have to deal with on pictures taken by the camera being on the DSi or deal with a shit load of pirates and hackers?
     
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    Based on how the PSP can be hacked with files in the photo/image/whichever folder, I'm not surprised Nintendo don't want pictures not from the camera to be used, but they just aren't making it easy for us.
     
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    Maybe they have a header?
     
  6. FredWP
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    I now just put up the picture on my PC and take a picture of it as it is on the screen. It seems to work out fine, and gives it a nice effect as well.
     
  7. Dead End

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    wouldnt we be able to edit Hex values of a PC Picture to match Whats Needed in DSI Pictures?
    imma do an experiment when i Get a DSi in a couple Months(hopefull)