WBFS to DVD ISO

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  1. assassin98
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    I have this game on my hard disk and it's in WBFS format (hard disk is NTFS). So, I want to write this game to a DVD. I can convert WBFS to ISO using Wii Backup Manager but will my hard modded Wii read the newly-created ISO after writing the ISO to a DVD. I was gonna do this but I thought of confirming this theory. Didn't want to waste a DVD-R. ;P
     
  2. Quietlyawesome94

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    EDIT Nevermind. Misread post.
    So you want to know if your hard-modded wii will read the DVD-R? Well that depends on how old your Wii is. Newer Wiis have been coming with Disc Drives that are incompatible with DVD-R's. You also might have to install some cIOS files but I am not completely sure. Someone like Joostinonline should be able to answer your question better pretty soon [​IMG]
     
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    I think you misunderstood my point. My Wii CAN read backup-ed disks. My question is when I convert the WBFS to ISO, will the Wii read the ISO since I converted it from WBFS.
     
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    And yeah I was expecting a quick reply from JoostinOnline. He's answered a couple of my previous questions. [​IMG]
     
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    Oh ok I gotcha, I don't see why not? It's the same game just a different format. Besides, even if it doesn't DVD-R's can usually be overwritten.
     
  6. PsyBlade

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    nope they can't
     
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    The DVD-RW disk can be re-written, DVD-R's cant be. I'm gonna check on DVD-RW first. Thanks anyway!
     
  8. Hielkenator

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    Yes you can use the iso. It's the main way if I'm making a backup I want to keep.
    You can rerip, play, etc right back on your Wii afer burning it. WHY WOULD"NT IT?
    It's just an uncompressed data container.

    It's a iso file for a reason...
    There should'nt be a problem if you burn it with imageburn.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image
     
  9. PsyBlade

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    wii isos are not really isos at all
    people only call/name them this way because they dont know better
    most standard tools (except burning) will fail to work on them
     
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    You are right, my bad.
    Still for burning it does'nt matter.
    there's some limitations as in the "real"sense of an iso image.
    You cannot edit it as a Computer iso. It's a Wii iso image.
    So it should be openend withn the appropriate Wii iso tools.

    Burning on the other hand is handled the same way as "any" iso image.
    So there's no drawback as the TS initially asked.
     
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    Also dont be like me who had some spare mini Verbats dvd-r's and thought it would be great to put gc games on them and then try them out as my drive didnt read them at all. Reads cheapy full dvd-r's though ... strange.
     
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    No use The best brand dvd-r's you can find and burn Multi iso discs!
     
  13. PatrickBatman

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    I tested myself it works. I used Wii Backup Manager to convert wbfs to iso, then used neogamma to play the dvd-r and it worked.