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This page lists Switch homebrew related PC utilities. Please add missing applications or feel free to reorder/move/create sub-categories.


Temporary list, please help sorting them to proper categories and into nice Tables

Switch Emulators

SphiNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/sphinx-nintendo-switch-emulator.517276/
Switch emu in C# https://gbatemp.net/threads/experimental-switch-emulator-in-c.495982/
Yuzu https://gbatemp.net/threads/yuzu-nintendo-switch-emulator-discussion.494181/

Tools

ChoixDuJourNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/choidujournx-a-system-firmware-installer-homebrew-for-the-nintendo-switch.513416/
SysNetCheatGUI https://gbatemp.net/threads/sysnetcheatgui-for-sys-netcheat.519193/
CertNXtractionPack https://gbatemp.net/threads/certnxtractionpack-get-your-switch-cert-from-a-nand-dump.503844/
CDNSP https://gbatemp.net/threads/cdnsp-download-repack-your-games-updates-and-dlcs-to-nsp.510096/
NES Online mod tool https://gbatemp.net/threads/nes-online-modification-tool.519556/
HacBrewPack https://gbatemp.net/threads/hacbrewpack-make-nsps-ncas-from-homebrews.518477/
4NXCI https://gbatemp.net/threads/official-4nxci-a-tool-for-converting-xci-to-nsp.515341/ (old https://gbatemp.net/threads/4nxci-open-source-xci-to-nsp-converter.513758/)
   X2N GUI https://gbatemp.net/threads/x2n-gui-a-graphical-user-interface-for-4nxci.515217/ 
   Auto-4nxci https://gbatemp.net/threads/auto_4nxci-batch-xci-to-nsp-coversion-and-title-renamer.521017/
kezplez https://gbatemp.net/threads/kezplez-nx-v1-0-get-all-your-keys-straight-from-your-switch.510846/
Nintendo Switch SD to NSP dumper https://gbatemp.net/threads/nintendo-switch-sd-to-nsp-dumper.514816/
CDNSP GUI (illegal) https://gbatemp.net/threads/cdnsp-gui-1-0-3-gui-setup.510597/ (discontinued, see Dark)
CDNSP GUI -dark- https://gbatemp.net/threads/cdnsp-gui.510406/
Convert Payload to TX's boot.dat https://gbatemp.net/threads/convert-any-payload-to-tx-boot-dat.518932/
NX Shell https://gbatemp.net/threads/nx-shell-multipurpose-file-manager-for-nintendo-switch.505332/
Metacritic Switch Score https://gbatemp.net/threads/metacritic-switch-score-script-cdnsp.515779/
Umtimate Material HacTool GUI https://gbatemp.net/threads/ultimate-material-hactool-gui-another-hactool-gui.518690/
XCI Cutter tool https://gbatemp.net/threads/xci-cutter-tool-windows.504818/
XCI Multi converter (by Huma_dawii) .... thread deleted 2/9/18 "missing credits"
JKSV https://gbatemp.net/threads/jksv-save-manager-for-switch.516186/
NAX0-cryptor https://gbatemp.net/threads/nax0-cryptor-encrypt-and-decrypt-sd-card-ncas.516032/
NCA Builder https://gbatemp.net/threads/ncabuilder-build-working-installable-switch-ncas-legally.514313/
PySDK https://gbatemp.net/threads/pysdk-nintendo-switch-sdk-automator-make-nsps.516237/ (deleted)
CDNSP GUI Bob (illegal)
X2N https://gbatemp.net/threads/x2n-gui-a-graphical-user-interface-for-4nxci.515217/ (gui for 4NXCI)
TegraRCMToolGUI https://gbatemp.net/threads/tegrarcmtool-gui.515180/
WAIN Cart Dumper https://gbatemp.net/threads/wain-cart-dumper-nx-v0-0-2-xci-dump-tool.506798/
NSPatch https://gbatemp.net/threads/nspatch-patch-nsp-files-to-their-actual-needed-fw-version.513138/
NSP-in-Place https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsp-in-place-firmware-version-patcher.513361/
GUI for nsp-file-renamer https://gbatemp.net/threads/gui-for-nsp-file-renamer-coder-wanted.513018/
SHAIO https://gbatemp.net/threads/shaio-switch-homebrew-all-in-one.505929/
NES ONLINE Game Injector https://gbatemp.net/threads/nes-online-game-injector.519877/ 
HacPack https://gbatemp.net/threads/hacpack-build-and-repack-ncas-and-nsps.519815/
nro2nsp builder https://gbatemp.net/threads/legal-nro2nsp-builder.519915/
nro asset editor https://gbatemp.net/threads/nro-asset-editor.499003/
HacBuildGUI https://gbatemp.net/threads/hacbuildgui-a-graphical-user-interface-for-hacbuild.509717/
dOPUS https://gbatemp.net/threads/dopus-0-6-nsp-xci-file-installer-and-manager-for-the-switch.520008/
NSPack (gui for hacpack) https://gbatemp.net/threads/nspack-gui-for-hacpack-make-your-own-legal-nsps.519927/
SwitchExplorer https://gbatemp.net/threads/switchexplorer-a-simple-gui-based-utility-for-exploring-extracting-ncas-nsps-and-xcis.519973/
HACGUI https://github.com/shadowninja108/HACGUI
NSPVerify (CaitSith2) https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsp-file-viewer-to-verify-complete-in-windows.516177/ https://gbatemp.net/download/nspverify.35153/ 
NSPVerify (Garoxas)   https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsp-file-viewer-to-verify-complete-in-windows.516177/ https://github.com/garoxas/NSP-Verifier
PySwitch (rikikoo), multi tools to manipulate switch file format https://github.com/Rikikooo/pythac/tree/master/Examples
   VerifyNSP (rikikoo)   https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsp-file-viewer-to-verify-complete-in-windows.516177/ https://github.com/Rikikooo/pyswitch/blob/master/Examples/verify_nsp.py
   etc...
SplitNSP, python script https://gbatemp.net/threads/legal-nsp-splitter-for-fat32.520213/
Boop (move to network section?) https://gbatemp.net/threads/boop-graphical-interface-for-tinfoil-network-install.520243/
Yet Another XCI Cutter https://gbatemp.net/threads/yet-another-xci-cutter-multiplatform-written-in-java.509252/
dedbae xci2nsp converter https://gbatemp.net/threads/switch-homebrew-team-2168-0002-releases-dedbae-xci2nsp-a-smarter-faster-xci-to-nsp-converter.519930/
XCI Builder https://gbatemp.net/threads/xci-builder.516977/
NX trimmer https://gbatemp.net/threads/nx-trimmer-v-0-31-an-update-partition-trimmer-based-in-hacbuild.516870/
Nut Batch Cleaner https://gbatemp.net/threads/xci-builder.516977/ ? https://github.com/julesontheroad/NUT_BATCH_CLEANER
meta Tool https://github.com/ALEXZZZ9/MetaTool/releases
AltarTool https://gbatemp.net/threads/play-port-your-gamemaker-games-on-nintendoswitch.519660/ (edit GameMakerStudio game.win file)
SARC Extractor (deprecated) https://gbatemp.net/threads/sarcextract-a-sarc-extractor-for-switch-3ds-and-wii-u-games.478890/
SARC Tool https://gbatemp.net/threads/sarc-tool-a-tool-for-extracting-packing-sarc-szs-files.509768/
Libyaz0 python lib https://gbatemp.net/threads/libyaz0-a-library-for-compressing-and-decompressing-yaz0-1-compression-formats.490054/
EdgeAuther, by SimonmkWii. enables 24h cdnsp credential.no link, either private or malicious, don't run random files from internet. https://www.reddit.com/r/SwitchHaxing/comments/9ng6uw/psa_malicious_builds_of_edgeauther_are_going/
Split XCI Powershell script https://gbatemp.net/threads/split-xci-powershell-script.520903/
VideoSetupNX https://gbatemp.net/threads/videosetupnx-easily-set-up-a-multi-video-player-for-watching-stuff-on-your-switch.520986/ to use with HomebrewWebFramework (illegal?) and https://gbatemp.net/threads/html-video-template-nx.520956/
xci2nsp batch wrapper for 4nxci https://gbatemp.net/threads/xci2nsp-batch-wrapper-for-4nxci.521138/
AluminiumFoil https://github.com/nosmokingbandit/AluminumFoil (standalone tinfoil usb server for windows)
bntx editor https://gbatemp.net/threads/bntx-editor-a-tool-for-editing-textures.510586/ https://gbatemp.net/download/bntx-editor.35206/ https://github.com/aboood40091/BNTX-Editor
install nsp via usb (no official name) https://gbatemp.net/threads/install-nsp-via-usb.521478/
HacToolNet and libhac https://gbatemp.net/threads/libhac-hactoolnet-v0-1-3.521599/
CDNX https://github.com/Reisyukaku/CDNX
HACDN https://gbatemp.net/threads/hacdn-download-game-nca-files-directly-from-nintendos-cdn.503847/
DragonInjector https://gbatemp.net/threads/dragoninjector-game-cart-payload-injector-trinket-m0-clone.511780/
LGMA ftp to google drive linker https://gbatemp.net/threads/lgma-use-google-drive-with-dz-to-download-your-games.521996/
Switch theme injector 
   thread https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-tutorial-switch-theme-injector-easily-make-custom-themes.519036/ 
   pc tool https://github.com/exelix11/SwitchThemeInjector/releases 
   auto-theme website https://exelix11.github.io/SwitchThemeInjector/
Switch Eject (MacOS script to clean SD card) https://gbatemp.net/threads/sdcard-cleanup-script-for-for-macos-users.521177/
NSP, NCA, XCI to LayeredFS https://gbatemp.net/threads/extract-nsp-nca-xci-update-all-in-one-tool-for-layeredfs.511156/
bymlConvert https://gbatemp.net/threads/bymlconvert-easily-convert-byml-files-without-the4thdimension.514070/
switch blade https://gbatemp.net/download/switchblade-image-converter-for-windows.33804/
NSscreenshotMaker https://gbatemp.net/download/nsscreenshotmaker.33800/ https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-nsscreenshotmaker.501018/
Doge's NSP update checker (no thread/git/url?) note sure if safe or contain keys. uses Nut to checks if nsp has an update on cdn.
NSC Builder https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsc_builder-nintendo-switch-cleaner-and-builder-game-updates-dlc-in-a-single-xci.522486/
XCIment Auto XCI File renaming tool https://gbatemp.net/threads/xciment-auto-xci-file-renaming-tool.506348/
Switch Game and patch explorer https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsp-dumper.523074/
Quick BMS (Archive file format manipulator, not only for switch) http://aluigi.altervista.org/quickbms.htm
XTX extractor, texture manipulator https://github.com/aboood40091/XTX-Extractor
Firmware version inspector https://gbatemp.net/threads/firmware-version-inspector-get-fw-version-from-nand-dump.515308/
Switch Screenshot Organizer https://gbatemp.net/posts/8362687/
Switch Game Checker (batch to check nsp/xci nca signatures) https://gbatemp.net/threads/switch-game-checker.524145/
Switch Safety https://gbatemp.net/threads/switch-safety-xci-nsp-verification-tool.525007/

Network

YaDNS-NX https://gbatemp.net/threads/yadns-nx-yet-another-dns-for-connect-your-switch-to-your-wifi-without-internet-in-a-docker.510239/
90DNS https://gbatemp.net/threads/90dns-dns-server-for-blocking-all-nintendo-servers.516234/
Switch Lan Play https://github.com/spacemeowx2/switch-lan-play
   Switch LAN Play GUI https://gbatemp.net/threads/lan-play-gui-a-graphical-interface-for-lan-play.525900/
Super Lan Play server https://gbatemp.net/threads/super-lan-play.522836/

Game Managers

Switch Backup Manager https://gbatemp.net/threads/switch-backup-manager-1-0.511143/
Nut https://gbatemp.net/threads/nut.515530/ and https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsp-organizer-and-mass-downloader.512783/
NSP Rename https://gbatemp.net/threads/nsp-rename.512989/
XCI Explorer https://gbatemp.net/threads/xci-explorer.505528/
XCI Organizer (based on xci explorer) deprecated https://gbatemp.net/threads/xci-organizer-based-on-xci-explorer.510164/
Title Switch https://gbatemp.net/threads/title-switch-gui-backup-manager-with-layeredfs-support-for-win-mac-linux.507923/



Game Patchers / Save Editors

xeno2 https://gbatemp.net/threads/xc2savenetthingy-a-xenoblade-chronicles-2-save-editor.512217/
xeno2 https://gbatemp.net/download/xenoblade-2-save-editor.35038/
splatoon https://gbatemp.net/threads/splathex-a-splatoon-save-editor.503832/
The binding of Isaac Mod Converter https://gbatemp.net/threads/the-binding-of-isaac-mod-converter.502131/
patchnso.py (for Mario only) https://gbatemp.net/threads/patchnso-py-a-script-to-patch-the-code-of-games-more-easily-before-layeredfs.506152/
Ys8 Lacrimosa of dana https://gbatemp.net/threads/ys-8-lacrimosa-of-dana-save-editor.519944/
Mario Party Save Editor https://gbatemp.net/threads/extremely-basic-super-mario-party-save-editor.520021/
Undertale Save Converter https://gbatemp.net/threads/undertale-save-converter.519533/
Monster Hunter GU save editor https://gbatemp.net/threads/mhgu-save-editor.515460/
Breath of the Wild Save Converter https://gbatemp.net/threads/botw-save-manager-cross-platform-command-line-windows-only-ui.503222/
Mario tennis rank editor https://gbatemp.net/threads/mario-tennis-aces-rank-editor.508951/
WiiU Taiko no Tatsujin: Atsumete★Tomodachi Daisakusen! songs inserter https://gbatemp.net/threads/taiko-song-inserter.516889/
Super Meatboy Music patcher https://gbatemp.net/threads/super-meat-boy-original-music-mod.514039/
dragon ball xenoverse 2 save enc/dec https://gbatemp.net/threads/xv2savdec-tool-to-decrypt-encrypt-dragon-ball-xenoverse-2-switch-save-files.523278/
World of Final Fantasy Maxima
  savegame checksum fixer https://gbatemp.net/posts/8373676
  editor https://github.com/turtle-insect/WOFF
Diablo III https://gbatemp.net/threads/diablo-iii-save-editor.523457/
Diablo III https://gbatemp.net/threads/d3edit-diablo-3-save-editor-gui-version.524434/

Game modding and translation tools

LPBP by akintos, convert dat/txt for The liar Princess & the Blind Prince. https://zenhax.com/viewtopic.php?t=8497
Odyssey Editor (Mario Odyssey Level Editor) https://gbatemp.net/threads/super-mario-odyssey-level-editor.504199/
The Binding of Isaac mod converter https://gbatemp.net/threads/the-binding-of-isaac-mod-converter.502131/ https://github.com/ItsDeidara/The-Binding-of-Isaac-Mod-Conversion-Kit
Pokemon gfpak script for bms http://aluigi.altervista.org/bms/pokemon_gflxpack.bms https://gbatemp.net/threads/how-i-can-open-gfpak-files.523245/
Pokemon GFPak-Tool (unreleased/unfinished) by xXDungeon_CrawlerXx
Skyrim NX Tool, set of tools to convert PC game mods to switch format https://github.com/Lord-Akkrand/Skyrim-NX-Toolkit
SSBU AV Extract (extract audio+video from Smash Bros ROMfs) https://gbatemp.net/threads/smash-ultimate-partial-music-video-extractor-tool.524329/
GFunPac https://gbatemp.net/threads/gfunpac-a-bodged-utility-to-extract-files-from-pokemon-lgpe-gfpac-archives.523545/
awp manipulator (Audio Wave Pack) https://gbatemp.net/threads/how-to-extract-awb-files.516157/ http://forum.xentax.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=15905

Other / to sort on other pages

Switch theme template https://gbatemp.net/threads/switch-theme-template.519763/
SXOS ROMMENU (extracted NRO from boot.dat) https://gbatemp.net/threads/sxos-rommenu-2-0-0-nsp.519365/
Homebrew menu loader (compiled to NSP) https://gbatemp.net/threads/homebrew-menu-loader-legal-nsp.518433/
Module mania https://gbatemp.net/threads/modulemania-various-useful-sysmodules-for-cfw.515645/
to sort/verify : https://gbatemp.net/threads/play-original-gameboy-games-on-the-gba-emulators.504985/
code handler https://gbatemp.net/threads/porting-over-codehandler-code-types-to-the-switch-cheat-database-but-need-a-little-bit-of-help.513326/
NXLoader SXMod https://gbatemp.net/threads/my-first-homebrew-an-app-that-prints-f-k-you.508879/



Network

Internet

Title Description Author Thread Source
DNSwitch A utility to hijack the web browser filtering mode. sasori / ItsDeidara Thread Official release forum git
DNSwitch4All Easier/Noob friendly version of DNSwitch. sasori / ItsDeidara Thread git
Proxswitch A simple proxy program. Ac_K Thread