List of 3DS homebrew loaders

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Title Launchers

Title Version Description Author Last updated
The Homebrew Launcher - Smea v1.1.0 Run homebrew on your 3DS! This is an Older Version smea 2016/01/21
The Homebrew Launcher v2.2.0 Run homebrew on your 3DS, also known as Homebrew Menu (hbmenu for short). Homebrew Menueall 2020/07/16
Homebrew Menu v0.7.1 The Homebrew Menu is a simple launcher menu which can be used to replace the menu on several DS flashcards. TuxSH 2019/03/04
Weebrew Launcher 3DS v2.0 An hblauncher loader alternative. weebrew 2018/07/21
nds-bootloader unknown Boot an nds file. TuxSH 2019/03/03
Gateway Launcher v4.2b Load 3ds games! Gateway Team 2016
Laucher A9LH - Launcher9 Launcher9_24_10 Launch Homebrew! kasai07 2016/10/24
regionthree unknown Region free cartridge loader for 3DS/3DSXL/2DS on firmware versions 4.0-9.5. smealum 2015/03/03
regionFOUR unknown Region free cartridge loader for 3DS/3DSXL/2DS/new3DS on firmware versions 9.0-11.3. smealum 2015/07/27
HANS unknown 3DS automated game enhancer! HANS (included on starter kit)! smealum 2016/12/24
Extended Homebrew Starter Pack 3DS Final An extended version of Smealums 3DS homebrew starter pack. Multiple Authors 2018/10/14
Grid launcher v2.0 This fork of smealum's homebrew launcher adds many features including a grid layout. NightYoshi370 2019/08/29
Homebrew Launcher with grid layout Beta 1 Homebrew Launcher with grid and folder support. (Discontinued) - No Sources Mashers 2015/12/05
TWiLight Menu++ v21.4.0 DSi Menu replacement for DS/DSi/3DS/2DS RocketRobz 2021-08-11
Homebrew Menu 3DS V0.5.0-cia-ntr-beta.6 Another GUI for nds-bootstrap ahezard 2016/02/29
TWLoader v6.5.0 Outdated CTR-mode app that loads .nds ROMs natively, not through emulation.
(Replaced by TWiLight Menu++)
RocketRobz 2018/02/08

Custom Firmwares

Title Version Description Author Last updated
NTR CFW Gecko Mod v.0.0.3 A mod of the NTR CFW by Cell9, adding gecko supports and ActionReplay code handler Nanquitas 2017-03-10
NTRRemoteDebugger v0.8.6.3-beta Tool to interface with NTR CFW's remote debugging valarnin 2016-05-23
Unofficial Luma v10.2.1 Luma 10.2.1 with Redshift and Quick-Switchers! DullPointer 2021-09-20
Luma3DS - 3GX Loader Edition v10.2.1 .3GX (3ds Game eXtension) is a plugin file format (evolved from NTR's .plg format) which allows extra C/C++/asm code to be loaded into an application at runtime and then executed. Nanquitas 2020-11-17
BootNTR 3DS & NTR CFW v3.6 NTR Custom Firmware and launcher. Cell9 2017/07/28
Hemlock Grove CFW unknown simple revision of the arm9_code.bin for a 90 percent stable CFW. bannana2 2015/03/12
Luma3DS - 3GX Plugins Edition v10.2-beta3 Noob-proof (N)3DS "Custom Firmware", with 3GX plugins support. mind-overflow 2020/07/24
Luma3DS RosalinaMod v8.1.1-RM Noob-proof (N)3DS "Custom Firmware". kasai07 2017/10/29
Lima Unknown rxTools like toolkit + CFW! Billy Acuña 2016/09/19
Perfect Bricking Tool CFW v1 Palantine CFW without the redirection of NAND R/W to the SD. nop90 2015/03/07
Pasta CFW v1.3.1-beta7 CFW loader for both N3DS and O3DS. capito27 2015/06/21
ReiNAND v5.1 The original open source N3DS CFW! (now with O3DS support!) Reisyukaku 2017/03/15
MiniPasta v1 MiniPasta CFW by Team Pasta. d0k3 2016/01/14
Cosmo3DS v0.5 A stripped down version of AuReiNand. yifanlu 2016/05/12
SaltFW v3.1 Slim Alternative Firmware for 3DS! Shadowhand 2016/06/27
Corbenik v0.3.1 Corbenik is another CFW for the 3DS. chaoskagami 2017/03/28
ShadowNAND v0.85 CFW in your NAND. Shadowhand 2016/06/30
Puma3 v10 Another Customer Firmware For 3DS! rboninsegna 2016/10/04
CakesFW 202 A CFW for the 3DS. mid-kid 2017/10/15
Rei-Six 1.2.1 Minimalist (N)3DS Custom Firmware (Discontinued). CrimsonMaple 2018/07/31
Luma3DS v10.2.1 Noob-proof (N)3DS "Custom Firmware". AuroraWright 2020/11/17


Title Version Description Author Last updated
b9sTool v6.0.1 boot.nds' to use the "FIRM partitions known-plaintext" exploit for DSi mode firm writing on 3ds. zoogie 2020-11-07
ROPInstaller 2015 3DS ds profile exploit installer nop90 2015-01-29
Rop Multi-loader 2014 This is a DS program which installs an exploit to run an unencrypted ROP chain on a 3DS. SnailFace 2014/08/14
salt_sploit_installer v2.1 sploit_installer: SALT edition MrNbaYoh 2016/05/16
basehaxx_sploit_installer unknown The basehaxx exploit installer. MrNbaYoh 2016/10/01
painthax v1.0 A PixelPaint secondary homebrew exploit for the Nintendo 3DS MrNbaYoh 2016/12/28
doodlebomb_installer v2.0 A 3DS userland expl v2.0oit for Swapdoodle installer. MrNbaYoh 2017/04/24
doodlebomb v1.1 A 3DS userland exploit for Swapdoodle. MrNbaYoh 2017/04/11
ninjhax2.x unknown source code for 3DS hax 2.x payloads MrNbaYoh 2016/09/25 unknown DSI cfw guide. MrNbaYoh 2018/05/17 unknown Mrnbayoh's website. MrNbaYoh 2018/06/29
cecd-lazypixie unknown Kernelhax (LazyPixie) ropchain for cecdhax. MrNbaYoh 2019/07/12
kernelhaxcode by mrnbayoh unknown Code meant to be used as a submodule that, given a kernel exploit, sets up the rest of the chain and ultimately executes an Arm9 payload in a clean environment. MrNbaYoh 2020/05/19
safecerthax-server unknown Nintendo 3DS browsers update check bypass based on SSLoth (firmware versions <= 11.13) MrNbaYoh 2020/06/07
safecerthax-proxy unknown mitmproxy script for safecerthax MrNbaYoh 2020/12/18
trailerhax unknown SSLoth-based remote code execution exploit for the 3DS eShop application. MrNbaYoh 2020/12/23
3ds-ssloth unknown SSL/TLS certificates verification bypass on Nintendo 3DS (<= 11.13) MrNbaYoh 2020/12/23
safecerthax-website unknown Website of safecerthax MrNbaYoh 2020/12/28
safecerthax unknown Remote ARM9 & ARM11 kernel exploit for the Original Nintendo 3DS SAFE_FIRM (O3DS-only) based on SSLoth. MrNbaYoh 2020/12/30
browserhax_fright unknown libstagefright exploits for the Nintendo New3DS Internet Browser. yellows8 2016/07/08
3ds_webkithax unknown 3DS WebKit haxx yellows8 2016/07/14
3ds-totalcontrolhaxx unknown Nintendo 3DS totalcontrolhaxx for <=v9.2. yellows8 2016/09/02
ctr-dsiwaretool unknown 3DS tool for processing the DSiWare-exports footer. yellows8 2016/09/05
browserhax_site unknown Source for the 3DS browserhax site. yellows8 2016/09/16
stickerhax unknown Nintendo 3DS savedata exploit for "Paper Mario: Sticker Star". yellows8 2016/09/19
3ds_browserhax_common unknown ROP-chain-generator for Nintendo 3DS titles with some form of web-browser. yellows8 2016/11/08
3ds_ropkit unknown Common codebase for userland application ROP with Nintendo 3DS. yellows8 2017/01/08
ctpkpwn v1.0 Nintendo 3DS exploit for CTRSDK CTPK. yellows8 2017/01/10
hblauncher_loader v1.3 3DS NCCH application for booting the *hax payloads. yellows8 2017/02/11
3dshax unknown Nintendo 3DS modded-FIRM("CFW"). yellows8 2017/08/23
DSi exploits unknown Team Twiizers DSi exploits. yellows8 2018/03/11
3ds_smashbroshax v1.2 3DS wifi beaconhax for Super Smash Bros. yellows8 2015/10/29
Safe A9LH Installer v2.0.3 A noob-proof ARM9LoaderHax installer/updater/uninstaller for 3DS TuxSH 2016/08/26
arm9loaderhax 19/06 3DS ARM9 code execution at boot TuxSH 2016/06/21
CakeHax unknown Open source ARM9 payload loader for Nintendo 3DS TuxSH 2016/10/03
LazyPixie 3DS unknown An arbitrary write kernel exploit in PXI buffer descriptor handling code. TuxSH 2019/12/20
LazyPixie-safehax unknown With Arm11->Arm9 privilege escalation code. TuxSH 2020/04/23
unSAFE MODE v1.0 3DS userland secondary exploit for SAFE_MODE system updater. It's actually a pretty safe hax. TuxSH 2020/04/22
kernelhaxcode unknown Code meant to be used as a submodule that, given a kernel exploit, sets up the rest of the chain and ultimately executes an Arm9 payload in a clean environment. TuxSH 2021/02/14
universal-otherapp v1.3.0 Userland -> Kernel11 -> Arm9 otherapp for 3DS system versions 1.0 to <= 11.14. TuxSH 2021/02/14
SSLoth 3DS unknown SSL/TLS certificates verification bypass on Nintendo 3DS (<= 11.13). MrNbaYoh 2020/12/23
kartdlphax v1.1 kartdlphax is a semiprimary exploit for the download play mode of Mario Kart 7. mariohackandglitch 2021/08/06
new-browserhax-XL v1.0 New-browserhax-XL is another primary userland exploit for the new3ds browser. zoogie 2020/12/10
new-browserhax v1.0 Exploit via using browser. zoogie 2020/08/09
Fredtool v1.5 FRogminer seEDminer. zoogie 2019/01/13
Sploit installer Unknown Old exploit installer. smealum 2016/05/10
ctr-httpwn v1.2 Userland-only exploit for the 3DS HTTP-sysmodule. yellows8 2017/01/10
Salt sploit installer v2.6 3DS userland exploits developed by the SALT team. SALT Team 2016/12/27
Steelhax Installer v1.1 A Steeldiver Subwars secondary entrypoint. VeRoXass 2017/02/25
DSiWarehax Installer v1.1 Installing DSiWare savedata exploits! yellows8 2016/11/03
squirrelboot v1.0 Launch the free squirrel dsiware on jpn systems. zoogie 2018/06/01
NTRAssistant unknown A One Click Installer for All NTR Hacks/Mods Red 2017/08/17
Ugopwn unknown An exploit for your 3ds. shutterbug2000 2017/11/07
Easy Sudoku+Sudokuhax Installer v1.1 This tool is simple: it will install Sudoku on your DSi (or emulated DSi). dpad_5678 2017/12/09
Steelminer v2.1.5 Use Steel Diver: Sub Wars to hack 3ds. zoogie 2021/04/21
Unlaunch-dsi v2.0 Unlaunch.dsi bootcode exploit Nocash 2019/08/27
menuhax v3.2 Obsolete Nintendo 3DS Home Menu haxx, aka menuhax. yellows8 2017/01/10
ironhax installer unknown Install the ironhax exploit. No longer works with the latest version of Ironfall. smealum 2015/08/17
safehax r27 My implementation of safefirmhax: TiniVi 2017/08/14
oot3dhax 08-21-17 3DS OoT3D savegame haxx. yellows8 2017/08/22
rpwng unknown Kind of primary exploit for RPG Maker Player on Nintendo 3DS. MrNbaYoh 2017/08/29
Basehaxx 3DS unknown A Pokémon ORAS homebrew savegame exploit. MrNbaYoh 2017/04/10
Notehax v1.0 Notehax is a 3ds userland exploit for Flipnote Studio. MrNbaYoh 2017/09/20
Soundhax unknown Free 3DS Primary Entrypoint <= 11.3 nedwill 2020/12/09
ninjhax2-x v2.7 source code for 3DS hax 2.x payloads smealum 2016/09/25
svchax unknown ARM11 kernel exploit. aliaspider 2017/01/15
BrahmaLoader loader2xml Brahma - Privilege elevation exploit for Nintendo 3DS d0k3 2015/11/15
RPwnG 2 1.0 RPwnG 2 - RPwnG strikes back! RPwnG 2 is a 3ds userland exploit for RPG Maker Player. mrnbayoh 2018/07/29
Frogminer v1.0 Hax your 3DS with a cute little froggy -- for free! Gero! zoogie 2020/01/03
bannerbomb3 v1.0 3DS Userland Exploit for System Settings. zoogie 2019/07/26