| 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|
| Gamecube Region Converter||WonkaBear||Gamecube region converter patch that allows users to change games code to different regions.
Patch itself was not created by me, but by another user on a old defunct gaming website that closed in 2012. Files are easy to use and are bundled with pp….||Patching||GC||N/A||Win||1.0||10 Feb 2008|
|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|
| Patchinator||Tony Hedstrom||Patchinator will patch Game Genie codes into any Genesis, Mega Drive, or 32x ROM. It will also fix checksums for you, including fixing checksum problems (blank red or black screen) with EA (Electronic Arts) ROMs.
Patchinator is similar to other pa….||Patching||GEN||N/A||Win||0.9||03 Feb 2021|
|IPS Patcher||Chris Wright||This is a basic IPS patcher for Macintosh.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Mac OS||1.0.5||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|
| 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|
| 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||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|
| 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|
| UIPS||Neill Corlett||This is a basic command line IPS patching utility.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||DOS||1.0||26 Jul 1999|
| 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 Studio||Starbee||A very nice app to help you with creating PPF patches.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Win||1.01b||18 Jan 2003|
| Lazy IPS||Boris Timofeev||An IPS patcher written in Python and GTK.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Unix||20120219||19 Feb 2012|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| UniPatcher||Boris Timofeev||ROM patcher for Android.
UniPatcher supports IPS, IPS32, UPS, BPS, APS (GBA), APS (N64), PPF, DPS, EBP and XDelta3 patch types.
- Creating XDelta3 patches
- Fix checksum for Sega Mega Drive ROMs
- Remove SMC header for S….
|Patching||Multiple||N/A||Java||0.17.1||09 Oct 2020|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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||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|
| 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 Maker||Dax||An old IPS patch maker.||Patching||N/A||N/A||DOS||4.04||03 Apr 1993|
| 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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
|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||N/A||N/A||Indep||1.0||14 Apr 2009|
|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||N/A||N/A||Java||1.0||23 Oct 2010|
| 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|
| Tsukuyomi UPS||Near||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||N/A||N/A||Indep||0.01||12 Apr 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|
| 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|
| 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|