|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Floating IPS||Alcaro||Floating IPS is an IPS patcher, intended to replace Lunar IPS.
||Patching||N/A||N/A||Win||1.31||29 Jun 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||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.
||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|
|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|
|LiteIPS||VectorMan||LiteIPS is a lightweight command-line IPS (International Patching System) patcher for Windows, Linux and Mac.
||Patching||N/A||N/A||Indep||0.1.0.4 be||25 Jul 2014|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
||Patching||N/A||N/A||Indep||2.4||06 Nov 2020|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|UniPatcher||Boris Timofeev||ROM patcher for Android.
UniPatcher supports IPS, IPS32, UPS, BPS, APS (GBA), APS (N64), PPF, DPS, EBP and XDelta3 patch types.
||Patching||Multiple||N/A||Java||0.17.1||09 Oct 2020|
|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|