Wii ISO's compress or scrub?

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Oct 10, 2009

Wii ISO's compress or scrub? by kalhua at 8:44 PM (13,352 Views / 0 Likes) 6 replies

  1. kalhua
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    What is the best way to reduce the size of WII iso's stored in a single folder on a PC's hard drive? I have seen wii scrubber but it appears to only appears to do 1 iso at a time. Any advice in the matter is appreciated.

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  2. The Beast

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    AFAIK wii scrubber doesn't compress wii iso's but changes some of the data to allow it to be compressed with such programs like winrar.
     
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    Alot of games arent even worth scrubbing as they only decrease slightly in size after compressed....but if you want to, just scrub them with Wiiscrubber and then RAR them up
     
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    What is the best way to store them on a PC? I see they are so much smaller on the WBFS drive just looking for a way to reduce the size of the backed up ones on the pc.

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    First, load the ISO into wii scrubber and on the top right had side, you will see the size that the ISO would be after scrubbing...
    If the size is significantly smaller than the 4.6 gigs originally, the scrub them up and archive with WinRAR
    You won't see a size difference after scrubbing, but once you archive them with WinRAR, you'll see it...
     
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    Get a WBFS manager that is capable of dealing with cISO's. They'll be the same size as the games on your WBFS drive.
     
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    ... or use ext2 file system which supports sparse files. This is much faster than any compression.

    (And in few weeks you can use WDF)
     

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