| Beopat||Januschan||Can create executable patch files which take the complication out of patching files for people playing your hack.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.0||25 Jan 2001|
| ChaoSaX RXL||Saxman||This utility deals with RXL (ROM eXtension Library) patches which contain more functionality than IPS patches.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||0.16||04 Jul 2002|
| IPS EXE||Jay||A handy little utility which will convert IPS files into executables.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.5||28 Apr 1998|
| IPS Wiz||Secteur 51||This is another IPS patching/creation utility. It’s in French and seems to be based on UIPS.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||2.0||None|
| IPS XP||Tenchi||A very capable IPS patcher with a nice GUI.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.11||None|
| IPSelect||Pelrun||Can apply sections of an IPS patch to a file without applying the entire file. Useful if you need to test various parts of a patch to find bugs.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.0||27 Jun 2000|
| IPSWin||Z.e.r.o||***THIS PROGRAM IS FAULTY***
Due to bugs, header assumptions, and no support for RLE, it ***WILL NOT PATCH CORRECTLY*** in some cases!
As a community service, this download has been removed. [url=http://www.romhacking.net/utiliti….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||2.0||09 Jul 2000|
| Lunar IPS||FuSoYa’s Niche||Lunar IPS is intended as an easy to use, lightweight IPS patch utility for Windows to replace DOS program. It can both create and apply IPS patches.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.02||03 Jun 2010|
| PatcheRL||Sephiroth87||This tool will let you patch your .nds ROM file with a .pds patch file.||Patching||NDS||N/A||Win||0.1||05 Apr 2006|
| FEP||kuma||Tool for applying FireFlower format patches. FireFlower is a textual patch format often used for graphic or color hacks.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.00||16 Mar 2000|
| FPM||kuma||Tool for creating FireFlower format patches. FireFlower is a textual patch format often used for graphic or color hacks.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.00||16 Mar 2000|
| UIPS GUI||Neill Corlett||Universal IPS is a tool for installing/creating ips patches.
The program uses universal GUI.
|Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.0||25 Jul 1999|
| NINJA Patcher||D||Flexible patching format with file validation that makes ROM format problems a thing of the past. Supports NINJA 2.0, IPS, PPF 1.0/2.0/3.0, FFP, PAT, and GDIFF patches
This program was written by Derrick Sobodash and is the latest/last version tha….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||v2.0 - Jul||26 Jul 2006|
| PPF-O-Matic||Paradox||Tool for applying PlayStation Patch Format (PPF) files under Windows.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||3.0||27 Nov 2001|
| isopatch||Agemo||This tool lets you quickly insert a list of files in a PSX ISO. You can choose the ISO format and optionally regen ECC/EDC on the fly.
Instructions are in Chinese but are easily understandable.||Patching||PSX||N/A||Win||0.5||27 Dec 2004|
| PPF Studio||Starbee||A very nice app to help you with creating PPF patches.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.01b||18 Jan 2003|
| DEF||interdpth||This is an elevator patcher for Metroid Zero Mission. Due to a bug in Zero Fission, elevators got messed up. This program fixes it. Follow the instructions and you’re good.||Patching||GBA||Metroid: Zero Mission||Win||Final||18 Apr 2008|
| Stealth Patch||Stealth||An IPS patcher for Windows, originally created for a specific group, for a specific purpose.
Having been created in a time when only command-line patchers were widely published, one of its primary features was the simple gui.
Due to the fact th….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.4||08 Jan 2003|
| WinIPS||M.K.S||WinIPS is an easy-to-use IPS program for Windows. It can create and apply IPS patches. Included is the original Japanese version, the English version, and the source code.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||0.71||16 Dec 2012|
| Chief-net IPS||Guyver (X.B.M.)||This is a Russian clone of IPSelect. It can apply sections of an IPS patch to a file without applying the entire file. Useful if you need to test various parts of a patch to find bugs.
New in vers….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||2.1||01 Aug 2007|
| xdelta UI||KaioShin||A simple frontend for xdelta. Allows you to easily create and apply xdelta patches without messing with the command-line.
Note that xdelta can account for shifted data, so moving portions of rom around won’t result in patches containing copyr….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.1||31 May 2009|
| Delta Patcher||SadNES cITy Translations||Delta Patcher is an hybrid front end to the
xdelta3 decoder/encoder. It embeds the xdelta.exe executable and extracts it on the fly to apply/create xdelta patches.
It supports more options than the most front ends, like compression level, source wi….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||2.0.1||19 Jul 2017|
| Cheat patcher||Mr2||“Cheat patcher” - just program name. It’s not only cheat utility.
Program writes any data to the game file selected by the user.
With this you can create hack patch, wherein the user himself select final modification of game.
De….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||0.9||16 Oct 2017|
| ROM Expander Pro||DvD||Since IPS does not handle expansion of ROMs, just in-place replacement patching, the author needed something for users of his patches to easily expand Japanese ROM files before applying his patches when he needed to expand his games.
DvD had previ….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||12.8.12||29 Nov 2001|
| Doki Patch Creator||Jonatan Nilsson||This surely is one of the best if not the best patch creator and autopatcher. We all know, what the main problems of any file patching are: using the wrong original rom, problems with renaming the new patched file, problems with the extension of the ….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.2||06 Jan 2013|
|Patch Conflict Finder||Zephyr||Command line utility that can find conflicts between two or more .IPS patches.||Patching||Multiple||Multiple Games||Win||1.0||06 Dec 2010|
| Make PPF3 GUI||Paradox||Make PPF3 is a tool for creating ppf patches.
The program uses universal GUI.
|Patching||PSX||N/A||Win||3.0||26 Nov 2001|
| ipsnect||NaOH||This command-line utility lets you inspect the contents of an IPS file
in as easy-to-read a format as possible!
See the GitHub page for more information: https://github.com/nstbayless/ipsnect
See the release page for compiled binaries for othe….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.01||02 Feb 2018|
| XDelta||Josh MacDonald||Open-source binary diff, differential compression tools, VCDIFF (RFC 3284) delta compression.
Included is a 32-Bit & 64-Bit version as well as the source code.
To apply “patch.xdelta3″ on the file “bad.aaa”, generating &….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||3.0.11||08 Jan 2016|
| BsPatch||Colin Percival||bsdiff and bspatch are command line tools for building and applying patches to binary files. It creates and applies BDF patches.
By using suffix sorting (specifically, Larsson and Sadakane’s qsufsort) and taking advantage of how executable fi….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.0||23 Oct 2004|
| SmartIPS||Hartec||To apply “patch.ips” on the file “bad.aaa” load the IPS into field “IPS/IPS2 File” and the archive to be patched into field “Original File”. Click “Apply” button to apply the patch.
To create an IP….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.0||17 Mar 1998|
| IPS Peek||VectorMan||Note: IPS Peek is no no longer under active development and has been open sourced (GPL V3): https://github.com/vector-man/IPS-Peek
IPS Peek is an IPS patch analysis tool.
Usually, IPS patch files can only be analyzed with hex editors; this can ….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||0.6.0||10 Feb 2015|
| Floating IPS||Alcaro||Floating IPS is an IPS patcher, intended to replace Lunar IPS.
- Can apply multiple patches at once. (Can’t create multiple patches at once, though; make a batch file if you need that.)
- Generated patches are (usually) (slightly) smaller (b….
|Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.31||29 Jun 2015|
| Game Genie Guy!||Kyle||Game Genie Guy! by Kyle
This is a small Windows utility for applying Game Genie codes to roms. This saves you the trouble of having to enter them each time the game is played.
1. Click the Browse button and select an unzipped Game Boy….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.0||13 Mar 2015|
| Patch Checker||LocksmithArmy||Have you ever wanted to put more than one patch onto a ROM? maybe you like the moemon patch or another graphic patch ontop of a full hack…
Ever needed to know if the two patches will play nice together…
This is the tool for you.
The Pat….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||2.0||15 Sep 2014|
| Ips2Exe Lite||Guyver (X.B.M.)||Ips2Exe Lite is a program which can convert an .IPS file into an executable package. The package in turn can be ran without a patching tool for ROMs or other programs. You can add an icon and a description to the executable package which can be seen ….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.0.3||26 Oct 2017|
| IPS2EXE||Guyver (X.B.M.)||Ips2Exe is a program which can convert an .IPS file into an executable package. The package in turn can be ran without a patching tool for ROMs or other programs. You can add an icon, image, music and a description to the executable package which ca….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.0.2||24 Jan 2015|
| New Super Mario Bros. Wii Mod Compiler||Raresh Nistor||This is a more intuitive mod of a tool that converts Riivolution patches into ISO files.
This only thing the user needs to do is to copy the ‘Riivolution’ folder and the folder that contains the game’s files into the app’s fold….||Patching||WII||New Super Mario Bros. Wii||Win||1.0||07 Jan 2015|
| ipsextract||Lab 313||ipsextract - utility for extraction IPS-file from binary(for example compiled ips patch in exe-file) file.
The program uses universal GUI.
- For GUI using, the archive must be unpacked in the [url=http://www.romhacking.net/utilities/1284/]C….
|Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||0.0.1||31 Aug 2015|
| DifFiles||paul_met||This tool can create the simple patches (on the basis of the original and modified files) and apply such patches to the target files.
- The interface is completely changed;
- Added ability to stop the comparison process (i….
|Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.2.1||06 May 2018|
| Advanced Patch Conflict Finder||Leet Sketcher||A tool for finding conflicts between multiple patches. This is a more advanced variant of Zephyr’s Patch Conflict Finder program, which essentially did the same thing; however, all of the patches had to be in the same folder as the program execu….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.4||03 Mar 2018|
| LODModS||theflyingzamboni||The Legend of Dragoon Modding System (LODMoDS) is an attempt to create a simple and unified means of modding The Legend of Dragoon, so that users no longer have to deal with separate installation methods for each mod.
The LODModS patcher is meant ….||Patching||PSX||The Legend of Dragoon||Win||1.31||14 Feb 2019|
| Lazy IPS||Boris Timofeev||An IPS patcher written in Python and GTK.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Unix||20120219||19 Feb 2012|
| YADP||Nhoya||YADP is a Front End utility coded in bash for xdelta3 on Linux
At this status everyone is able to patch every iso with xdelta files.
Yad, awk, xdelta3
YAPD is free Software, ….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Unix||1.0||20 Nov 2015|
|ips.py||Xezlec||A simple command-line utility for applying IPS patches. It is not strictly OS-specific; it can be used on other platforms by someone who knows how to use Python. But no extra work is needed on Linux.
This was written for Python 2 but should also….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Unix||1.0||13 Apr 2017|
|Dual Patcher||HatZen08||Dual is a patcher designed for the dynamic management of multiple patches in a single target file. It allows to check, apply, undo or analyze patches in a safe way.
It follows a different direction from standard patchers and it isn’t recommen….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Unix||1.0||13 May 2014|
| EWing IPS Patcher||Eagleheardt||Time for a beta release!
This is a graphical IPS patching utility for Linux.
You may need to add a few libraries to your system, such as python3, python3-tk.
After that, you should be able to double click the file and have the interface guid….||Patching||PC||N/A||Unix||0.9b||30 Apr 2017|
| mkips||ineedahorse||This is a command-line based tool for creating IPS patches. It’s written in C++. I created it because the only other Linux IPS patch creator I know of is GUI (and thus not something you really want to call from a terminal). The included binary i….||Patching||PC||N/A||Unix||0.2||01 Aug 2017|
| UIPS||William Kyngesburye||This is a Mac OS X port of Neill Corlett’s UIPS.
It is a PPC Cocoa application, but it runs under Rosetta.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Mac OS X||1.0||None|
| PPF-O-Matic||Paradox||Tool for applying PlayStation Patch Format (PPF) files under MacOS.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Mac OS X||3.0||27 Nov 2001|