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DSCompress

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DSCompress
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General
Author(s)Carpman
TypeUtilities
Version1.3
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
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DSCompress is a GZip and Info-Zip front end for the Nintendo DS. It uses libfat so it should be compatible with any card that has a DLDI driver.

Installation

  1. Download and extract file
  2. DLDI patch .nds file and copy it to the root directory of the card

User guide

This program is quite useful when on the move to decompass rom on the card.

Controls

D-pad - browse files

A - compress any file/ unzip files Gz

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: Flashcard iPlayer with firmware O.S. 1.3 V. 1.0.7

Flashcard DSTT / TTDS with 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