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DSCompress

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DSCompress
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General
Author(s)Carpman
TypeUtility
Version1.3
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
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DSCompress is a GZip utility for the Nintendo DS. it can unzip zip files and GZip files. It uses libfat so it should be compatible with any card that has a DLDI driver.

Installation

Download and extract file.

DLDI patch .nds file and copy it to the root directory of the card.

User guide

Select a file in the browser and choose to compress or decompress it.

Controls

D-Pad - Browse files

A - Compress any file, Unzip files

B - Go up a directory

Known issues

About the compression time: The Nintendo DS's ARM9 runs at about 60Mhz. The Nintendo DS has 4Mb of RAM. Because of this, compression and decompression of large files is slow.

Compatibility

Tested on:

iPlayer (OS.1.3 firmware 1.0.7)
DSTT/TTDS (firmware 1.17a12)

Changelog

Version 1.3 08-11-2007

  • Added support for unzipping .zip files.
  • Added scrolling support (hold up or down to scroll).
  • Fixed multiple directory problem.

08-09-2007

  • Updated uncompress function to correctly report errors.
  • Rebuilt using never zlib, fixes problems decompressing from external programs.