|IPS Patcher||Chris Wright||This is a basic IPS patcher for Macintosh.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Mac OS||1.0.5||None|
| IPS Wiz||Secteur 51||This is another IPS patching/creation utility. It’s in French and seems to be based on UIPS.||Patching||NA||N/A||Win||2.0||None|
| IPS XP||Tenchi||A very capable IPS patcher with a nice GUI.||Patching||NA||N/A||Win||1.11||None|
| 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|
| IPS Maker||Dax||An old IPS patch maker.||Patching||NA||N/A||DOS||4.04||03 Apr 1993|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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||NA||N/A||Win||1.0||17 Mar 1998|
| IPS EXE||Jay||A handy little utility which will convert IPS files into executables.||Patching||NA||N/A||Win||1.5||28 Apr 1998|
| 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|
| UIPS||Neill Corlett||This is a basic command line IPS patching utility.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||DOS||1.0||26 Jul 1999|
| FEP||kuma||Tool for applying FireFlower format patches. FireFlower is a textual patch format often used for graphic or color hacks.||Patching||NA||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||NA||N/A||Win||1.00||16 Mar 2000|
| 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||NA||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|
| Beopat||Januschan||Can create executable patch files which take the complication out of patching files for people playing your hack.||Patching||NA||N/A||Win||1.0||25 Jan 2001|
| 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|
| 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|
| PPF-O-Matic||Paradox||Tool for applying PlayStation Patch Format (PPF) files.||Patching||NA||N/A||Java||3.0||27 Nov 2001|
| PPF-O-Matic||Paradox||Tool for applying PlayStation Patch Format (PPF) files under MacOS.||Patching||NA||N/A||Mac OS X||3.0||27 Nov 2001|
| PPF-O-Matic||Paradox||Tool for applying PlayStation Patch Format (PPF) files under Windows.||Patching||NA||N/A||Win||3.0||27 Nov 2001|
| 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|
| JIPS||Z.e.r.o||This is a plain and simple IPS Patcher written in Java, to made it available on all systems that can run a Java Run-time Environment, and some emulators, of course!||Patching||NA||N/A||Java||3.0||11 Feb 2002|
| ChaoSaX RXL||Saxman||This utility deals with RXL (ROM eXtension Library) patches which contain more functionality than IPS patches.||Patching||NA||N/A||Win||0.16||04 Jul 2002|
| 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||NA||N/A||Win||1.4||08 Jan 2003|
| PPF Studio||Starbee||A very nice app to help you with creating PPF patches.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.01b||18 Jan 2003|
| 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||NA||N/A||Win||1.0||23 Oct 2004|
| 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|
| 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||23 Nov 2005|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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||NA||N/A||Win||2.1||01 Aug 2007|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
|IPSMac||Michael Kitch||This is an IPS patching utility for (Classic) Macintosh users.||Patching||NA||N/A||Mac OS||2.1||31 Oct 2008|
|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|
| 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|
| 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||NA||N/A||Win||1.1||31 May 2009|
| Snara||Matthew Callis||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|
| 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|
| 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|
|Cyips||CyanPrime||Cyips is a terminal application that allows you to patch anything with a IPS format patch. This is it’s first release and I’m real excited about it. It is as simple as one, two, three, so give it a try next time you need something patched w….||Patching||NA||N/A||Java||1.0||23 Oct 2010|
|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|
| Just F Patch||Hextator||Just F Patch is a patching format designed to fix an issue with UPS:
UPS validates results by comparing hashes within the patch to that of the entire resulting file.
JFP only does hashing on values which were actually modified and so multiple J….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Java||20120204||04 Feb 2012|
| Lazy IPS||Boris Timofeev||An IPS patcher written in Python and GTK.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Unix||20120219||19 Feb 2012|
|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|