| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| CD-Tool||Pixel||Taken directly from the FAQ file in the zip:
Q: What is this tool/library able to do?
A: First, you can read/write sectors from/to an ISO file. You can also read
information about an ISO file. You can extract/insert files from/to
an ISO f….||Patching||PSX||N/A||Win||0.6||12 Mar 2008|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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 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|
| 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 Header Changer||millanzarreta||IPS Header Changer allows you to easily add/remove a header from an unheared/heared IPS patch. The program is open source with a GPLv3 license and has highly portable source code.
The program receives as last two parameters the input file (….||Patching||N/A||N/A||Indep||0.1||26 Apr 2019|
|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|
|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||N/A||N/A||Indep||0.1.0.0||13 Mar 2014|
| IPS Maker||Dax||An old IPS patch maker.||Patching||N/A||N/A||DOS||4.04||03 Apr 1993|
|IPS Patcher||Chris Wright||This is a basic IPS patcher for Macintosh.||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Mac OS||1.0.5||None|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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|
| Japan Pro Golf Tour 64 DLC Uploader||Zoinkity||Japan Pro Golf Tour 64 had one amazing, undocumented feature: DLC.
Originally, users would go to the page for the game on Randnet, dole out their offering, stick their disk in at a prompt, and through the magic of telecommunications the update wou….||Patching||N64||Japan Pro Golf Tour 64||Indep||1.0||29 Mar 2021|
| 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|
| 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|
| 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||N/A||N/A||Indep||0.1.0.4 be||25 Jul 2014|