What is the correct way to share 3ds save file?

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by Wekker, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. Wekker

    Wekker GBAtemp Fan

    Aug 4, 2007
    Does anyone know if a 3ds save file of a game contains any information of the 3ds is played on? For example i know that sharing a 3ds save file that with a online header is a no go.
  2. The Real Jdbye

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    The best way to share a save file is with a SaveDataFiler dump (or another app that dumps in the same format like svdt, SDM, NTR-CFW), since the dump is decrypted and can therefore be used with any header or with CIAs.
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  3. lemanuel

    lemanuel Maxconsole's All-Knowing Lurker

    Dec 11, 2014
    Any save is connected to the header of the rom from where it was created. Even if there was no header, that will just mean the save will only work on other roms with no header.

    So the correct way to share it is by exporting the save with savedatafiler (or similar app) so that the contents of the save are unencrypted and not linked to any header. That way any person can use the same kind of app to import it back again.

    Edit: Ninja'd
  4. suloku

    suloku GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 28, 2008
    Keep in mind that some games have unique IDs, like Pokemon Shuffle, so if you share that file your online profile will multiplicate.
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