| 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|
| beat||Near||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||N/A||N/A||Indep||v01||08 Aug 2012|
| 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|
| IPS Maker||Dax||An old IPS patch maker.||Patching||N/A||N/A||DOS||4.04||03 Apr 1993|
| 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|
| 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||N/A||N/A||Java||3.0||27 Nov 2001|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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||N/A||N/A||Java||3.0||11 Feb 2002|
| Lazy IPS||Boris Timofeev||An IPS patcher written in Python and GTK.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Unix||20120219||19 Feb 2012|
| 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|
- Paper Mario Star Rod (.mod)
- VCDiff (.xdelta)
- can patch and create patches
- shows ROM CRC32, MD5 and SHA-1 before patch….
|Patching||N/A||N/A||Indep||2.4||06 Nov 2020|
|IPSMac||Michael Kitch||This is an IPS patching utility for (Classic) Macintosh users.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Mac OS||2.1||31 Oct 2008|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| MultiPatch||Sappharad||MultiPatch is an all-in-one file patching solution. With this one program, you can apply BPS, IPS, UPS, PPF, XDelta, BSDiff or RUP (Ninja2) patches to files. You can also create BPS, IPS, PPF, XDelta or BSDiff patches. Everything is built in to the a….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Mac OS X||1.8||20 May 2021|
| 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|
| ECCRegen||LuHa||ECCRegen is a tool for regenerating the EDC and ECC fields of CD-ROM sectors.
Regenerating is required after manipulations with CD image, for correct work on real hardware.||Patching||PSX||N/A||Win||1.41||24 Apr 2001|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| NUPS||Nintenlord||UPS patcher for .NET or Mono. Can create patches, patch files and get the offsets changed by the patch.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Indep||1.3||13 May 2009|
| 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|
| 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||N/A||N/A||DOS||1.2||06 Aug 1993|
| 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|
| Cheat Patcher||Mr2||Cheat patcher - writes any data to the game file, selected by the user.
The patcher was developed to work with liquid patches, wherein the user himself select final modification of game.
Demo patches in archive with program.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.2||19 May 2019|
| 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|
| IPS XP||Tenchi||A very capable IPS patcher with a nice GUI.||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.11||None|
| 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|
| ipscat||Jouni00||Ipscat is a small and simple program which concatenates IPS patches together. Very simplistic, written in standard C so it ought to compile on Windows, Linux, Mac and even DOS. Source code included!
A Windows binary is included, but it hasn’t….||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Indep||1.1||01 Dec 2017|
| 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||N/A||N/A||DOS||1.0a||23 Nov 2005|
| 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|
| 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|
| PPF Studio||Starbee||A very nice app to help you with creating PPF patches.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.01b||18 Jan 2003|
| 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|
| 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|
|IPS Patcher||Chris Wright||This is a basic IPS patcher for Macintosh.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Mac OS||1.0.5||None|
| 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|
| Game Genie Good Guy||Daniele Mte90 Scasciafratte||Game Genie Good Guy is based on Game Genie Guy (https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/1054/) but it is for Linux.
Can generate a patched ROM with inserted the Game Genie codes or the IPS patch t….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Unix||1.0.0||13 Jan 2020|
|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|