| IPS||WaveMaster / SCePTiC||This is the defacto standard in IPS patchers. It was the best of its generation in the mid 90’s and it’s so good that people are still by and large using it today.||Patching||NA||N/A||DOS||1.2||06 Aug 1993|
| IPS Maker||Dax||An old IPS patch maker.||Patching||NA||N/A||DOS||4.04||03 Apr 1993|
| SegaTool||The M.C.A.||A tool for Sega ROMs. Handles things such as region changing, ips patch creation and patching, and other functions useful to copier owners and hackers.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||DOS||1.02||09 Aug 1995|
| SNESTool||The M.C.A.||A tool for SNES ROMs. Handles things such as IPS patch creation and patching, PAL/NTSC hacks, and other functions useful to copier owners and hackers.||Patching||SNES||N/A||DOS||1.2||12 Feb 1996|
| Ucon||Chicken / chp||A ROM conversion, IPS patching, and general information gathering utility for SNES and Genesis roms.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||DOS||1.41||01 Oct 1994|
| UIPS||Neill Corlett||This is a basic command line IPS patching utility.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||DOS||1.0||26 Jul 1999|
| IPSP||Mike Chambers||This IPS patching utility allows optional saving to a NEW file instead of just overwriting your original ROM. Written in Qbasic with source code included.||Patching||NA||N/A||DOS||1.0a||None|
| IPS Bugtracker||Digisalt||This tool can help you track down faulty IPS patch records causing critical errors in your roms without you needing to know anything about the internal structure of the IPS/Rom file. Also included is the source-code of the tool.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||DOS||1.0||06 Oct 2007|
| PPF||Paradox||Full distribution of all Paradox PlayStation Patch Format 3.0 tools. Includes the command line programs ApplyPPF 3.0 and MakePPF 3.0.
Contains binaries for Windows, Mac and Linux.||Patching||PSX||N/A||Indep||3.0||27 Nov 2001|
| Tsukuyomi UPS||byuu||Archive contains Windows and Linux executables.
The goal of UPS is different from NINJA / xdelta / etc. It is designed to be a direct replacement for IPS. The difficulty of implementing it is equal to IPS (it has trickier pointers, but no R….||Patching||NA||N/A||Indep||0.01||12 Apr 2008|
| NUPS||Nintenlord||UPS patcher for .NET or Mono. Can create patches, patch files and get the offsets changed by the patch.||Patching||NA||N/A||Indep||1.3||13 May 2009|
|IPS Header Converter||uNsane||If you have an IPS patch created with a headered ROM but you have an unheadered ROM, or vise versa, this Python script quickly fixes the patch.||Patching||NA||N/A||Indep||1.0||14 Apr 2009|
| Snara||eludevisibility.org||Snara is a solution to the eternal problem of idiot proof distribution of IPS patches.
By taking care of any problems for you user, you can easily and safely distribute patches wrapped into Snara. Snara is an Adobe Air application making it univer….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Indep||1.0||20 Sep 2009|
| upset||byuu||upset is a tool used to create and apply UPS patches, which are binary diffs between two files, effectively replacing byuu’s own Tsukuyomi.
The package also includes the full source code, which ….||Patching||NA||N/A||Indep||0.04||23 Oct 2010|
|LivePatch||Archaemic||LivePatch is a generic utility for enabling mod developers and hackers to apply patches to legally owned UMDs or PSN titles when the game runs, instead of having to patch and use ISOs or CSOs.||Patching||PSP||N/A||Indep||0.1.3||26 Feb 2012|
| beat||byuu||beat is a full fledged patching program developed for the new BPS patch format. The BPS format was developed to resolve many of the issues encountered by ROM hackers with the UPS and IPS patching formats. The program is open source with a GPLv3 licen….||Patching||NA||N/A||Indep||v01||08 Aug 2012|
|IPS Info||VectorMan||IPS Info is a command line application that lists IPS (International Patching System) patch records and other information. It shows elements of an IPS patch such as: offset, patch type, patch size, resize information (for ‘Lunar IPS’ patches), an….||Patching||NA||N/A||Indep||0.1.0.0||13 Mar 2014|
| LiteIPS||VectorMan||LiteIPS is a lightweight command-line IPS (International Patching System) patcher for Windows, Linux and Mac.
- Patching to a file.
- Optional patching to a copy of a file (so that the original is not modified.)
- Patching using an IPS p….
|Patching||NA||N/A||Indep||0.1.0.4 be||25 Jul 2014|
|gen-cksum||TravistyOJ||gen-cksum is a Sega Genesis/MegaDrive checksum checker/fixer written in python. Since it is written in python, it is OS independent, does not require a GUI to use, can be scripted against, and is completely open source, so feel free to use it at the….||Patching||GEN||N/A||Indep||1.0||12 Mar 2015|
| PPF-O-Matic||Paradox||Tool for applying PlayStation Patch Format (PPF) files.||Patching||NA||N/A||Java||3.0||27 Nov 2001|