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This page lists 3DS homebrew related PC utilities. Please add missing applications or feel free to reorder/move/create sub-categories.

3DS Emulators

Title Description Author Thread Source
3DMoo Thread
Citra Thread Git
TronDS Thread

Emulator related tools:

Files operation

Title Description Author Thread Source
3DS XFSA see Level5 Tools
cfgxViewer Viewer for cfgx models planetarian Thread
CTPK Tool Convert CTPK to PNG and back to CTPK format. Nagato Thread
Every File Explorer Extendable file explorer/editor Gericom Thread Git
fmt_cgfx (Noesis plugin) chrrox Thread
GARCTool GARC (Un)Packing tool that supports compressed files in and out kwsch Git
GARC Unpacker Nintendo 3DS .GARC container unpacker kwsch Git
Kuriimu, Kukki, Karameru A general purpose game translation toolkit for authors of fan translations. IcySon55 Thread Git
Level5 3DS Archive tool A set of tools to edit common file format used by Level5 developers. Level5 Thread
lsdt ls/dt unpacker for Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS kwsch Git
N3DS CMB Viewer View 3D models in .cmb format from Ocarina of Time 3D and Majora's Mask 3D xdanieldzd Git
OhanaXY 3DS Pokémon Model viewer gdkchan Git
SmashPACK PACK file unpacker for Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS kwsch Git
TextureRipper Texture dumper for various 3ds file formats Normmatt Thread
xfsa Level-5 3DS Archive Tool Nagato Git

File format conversion

Title Description Author Thread Source
bch2obj Pokémon X/Y simple model/texture parser Smealum Git
BCWAV to BCSTM Convert PCM16/PCM8 Headers from BCWAV files to the BCSTM versions AHP_person Thread
cgfx2obj Extract cfgx model files smealum Git
image2bin Online image to BIN converter. Xem Git
image2cptk Convert png images to cptk Snailface Post
png2bclim BCLIM Converter (to/from PNG) kwsch Git

Icon & banner tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
3DS Banner Maker Create banners and icons for 3DS homebrew AlbertoSONIC Git
3DS IconDecrypter Dumps the icons for 3DS games in unencrypted format 3DSGuy
Bannertool Converts png and wav files to bnr for 3ds and cia Steveice10 Git
CiTRUS Create banner and icon files for 3DS in XBSF format Xcution
Debanner Separates the CBMD and BCWAV files from a banner file. YourNerdyJoe Git
SMDH File creator Ernilos
The SMDH Creator Graphical SMDH creation tool link6155 Thread

Theme tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
CustomThemeTools View and edit body_LZ.bin files Roxas75 Thread
Howling Theme Tool Packs custom themes to CIA format Howling Wolf, Chelsea_Fantasy Thread
Yet Another Theme Application (YATA) 3DS Theme creator Reisyukaku Thread Git
Yet Another Theme Application PLUS (YATA+) 3DS Theme creator exelix11 (based on version by Reisyukaku) Thread Git

ROM and Homebrew tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
3DS CTR Decryptor CTR Keygen+Padgen (move to multi decryptor after page creation) => see: 3DS Multi Decryptor Team VOiD Thread Git
3DSExplorer Explore various 3DS related files and view info elisherer Google Code
3DS Lazy A ROM editor GUI for different tools (rebuild function not yet implemented) hackotedelaplaque Thread
3DS Mset Sign Convert launcher dat to GW or HB Roxas75
3DS Multi Decryptor Collection of decryption tools Team VOiD Git
3DS ROM Converter
3DS ROM Creator ernilos
3DS Key Generator Generate keys for the different ROM partitions (romfs, exefs, and exheader) Team Fail Thread Dropbox
3DS ROM Editor Reisyukaku Post
3DS ROM Header Editor
3DS Tool suspiciousware? Ground
3DS Windows Explorer extension Makes Windows Explorer recognize 3DS games and shows the appropriate image. AUTOMATIC1111 Thread Included
basicGBAinjector Inject GBA ROMs into GBA Virtual Console games cots Thread
basicNESinjector Inject NES ROMs into NES Virtual Console games cots Thread
basicSNESinjector Inject SNES ROMs into SNES Virtual Console games cots Thread
Card1to2 Link Snailface
Card1 <-> Card2 converter Convert games between Card1 and Card2 onepiecefreak Thread
cro_tool Re-sign application libraries (CRO) for ROM hacks WulfyStylez Thread
CTR (Crappy Tiny Reader) Displays basic ROM info link PsyKo
Ctr tool Neimod Git
Ctr tool GUI
CTR Toolkit
CTR Keygen see: 3DS Multi Decryptor
dctr Decryptor b1l1s Git
EvoCRC (3DSCRC) Rom Manager and renamer.
exheader injector Inject original exheaders into repacked ROMs piratesephiroth Thread
FileXORer XORs 2 files Xerpi
Homebrew Converter Snailface
Padgen see: 3DS Multi Decryptor
padxorer xerpi
PatchROM Set of scripts to patch 3DS ROMs 44670 Git
py3DSorter Set of python scripts to sort ROMs storm75x Thread
RomFS Builder The program will then generate a RomFS binary from a folder. SciresM Thread
ROM Tool Manage rename ROMs. Canceled. bkifft Git
ROM Tool GUI A GUI for ROM Tool on Mac. Thread
RSF Builder TiniVi Git

GateWay tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
Gateway 3DS Fragmentation error fixer Gateway 3DS microSD Tool _Tim_ Thread
GateWay 3.0 Launcher Creator Encrypt Launcher.dat for Gateway 3.0's Spider exploit. (Mac version by Cearp) Ernilos
Gateway 3DS Loader Android app to setup webserver and provide webkit exploit for Gateway 3.0+ Shadowtrance and Ivan Garcia Thread
Gateway 3DS Rom Sorter Helps sorting ROMs for the GateWay 3DS outlaw1994
Gateway ROM Patcher Edit/import/export ROM header used by Gateway-3DS for online access link PsyKo
Gateway Sorter Edit ROMs showing list for Gateway/MTCard multirom menu Rinnegatamante Post
GatewayFlash Eric Ahn
Gatewayize Encrypt stuff for Gateway avenir Post
Go! Gateway Android app to setup webserver and provide webkit exploit for Gateway 3.0+ natinusala Thread
GW Decrypt

Sky3DS tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
No Ban No Sky Edit Sky3DS template file to use your own UniqueID in ROM headers. Hackotedelaplaque Thread
Sky3DScTool Edit ROM to CARD2 type and replace ROM header with one from a game in your already filled 10 game list. Thread
Sky3DS Diskwriter python A python version of Sky3ds diskwriter which works on Linux and OSX. lukas_2511, NoSmokingBandit Thread

CIA tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
3DS CIA Manager List all CIA files from a folder and display its ID. leerz Thread
3DS to CIA converter Convert .3DS files to .CIA format
CCI/CIA Command Builder (aka ROMTool GUI) TiniVi Thread Git
CIA Auto-Generator Script to speed up cia generation mmn Thread
Cia to TitleID List all cia files from a folder and display its ID. cearp Thread
FBI Companion for IOS Send CIA files to FBI over network [[User:CompC|CompC] Thread
FunkyCIA Turn eShop content into .CIA files cearp Thread

NAND - EmuNAND - CFW tools

Title Description Author Thread Source
3DSFAT16Tool Extract and restore FAT16 partition of a NAND dump d0k3 Thread
3NDAN NAND Analyze
EmuNAND Tool Tool to backup and restore Emunand from SD. Thread
CTRcFW st4rk
NAND to redNAND Converter
ctr-nandmount FUSE tool to mount and browse NAND. (FUSE = Filesystem in Userspace?) Git


Title Description Author Thread Source
3DNUS 3DS version of NUS Downloader (download system files from Nintendo Update Servers) -No longer Maintained. ground Thread
3DNUS; Mod Download and Pack any Title or Firmware. -No longer Maintained Dr.Hacknik Thread Git
3DS Update Checker
ctr-wlanbeacontool Tool for parsing and generating 3DS local-WLAN beacons. yellows8 Git
UpdateCDN Download system update files from Nintendo update server, can be packed in cia for installation on NAND/EmuNAND. cearp Thread
Ninupdates Scripts to detects Nintendo system updates and generate reports of the updated titles example. yellows8 Git
MAC Cycle
RelayMyHome Mac script to cycle MAC for Homepass. Git

Save and game managers

Title Description Author Thread Source
3DS Fuse
3DS Game Library Spayrosam
3DS Save DeEncrypter
3DS Save Renamer Git
3DSaveTool Crediar
CardTwo Save Tool
CTR Savedata 3DSGuy Git
DSaveManager Crediar
PKHex Pokémon (3DS) SAV/PKX Editor Git
Save Manager 3DS

Save editors

Title Description Author Thread Source
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Save Editor marc_max Thread
Bravely Default Village Editor Edit village status and population. Oswarlan Thread
Fantasy Life Save Viewer/Editor mvmiranda Thread
FireEditor Fire Emblem: Awakening save editor. Java based. Olmectron Thread
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Save Editor Hatsune Miku Project Mirai DX Save Editor. Python and C#. Agent Moose Shadowtrance Thread Git
Hyrule Warriors Legends Save Editor Also includes NTR CFW cheat plugin Blazingflare Thread
Intelligent Level Editor Editor for various games from Intelligent Systems: Pushmo, Crashmo, Pyramids Elisherer Thread
Kid Icarus Uprising Save Editor szymbar15 Thread
LeafTools Animal Crossing: New Leaf town enhancers NeoKamek Thread
Monster Hunter 4 Save Editor didix16 Thread
New Super Mario Bros 2 Save Editor TheToxicRyu Thread
New Super Mario Bros 2 Save Editor DaBlackDeath Thread
PKHeX Pokémon XY/ORAS save editor Kaphotics
Pokemon Rumble World Diamonds/P Tool SciresM Thread
PSSE - Pokemon Shuffle Save Editor SciresM Thread
Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition Save Editor DaBlackDeath Thread
Reggie! Next New Super Mario Bros. Wii / New Super Mario Bros. 2 level Editor Treeki, Tempus, RoadrunnerWMC Git
Rune Factory 4 Save Editor seikur0 Thread
Sm4sh Save Editor gudenaurock Thread
Sm4shCommand Super Smash Bros 3DS Moveset Editor Sammi Husky Thread Git
Smash Stuff Comex
Sonic Generations Save Editor DaBlackDeath Thread
Sonic Lost World Save Editor DaBlackDeath Thread
Super Mario 3D Land Save Editor DaBlackDeath Thread
Super Smash Bros 3DS Save Editor RandomUser Thread
Tharsis Forge Etrian Odyssey IV save editor xdaniel Thread Git
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Save Utility WulfyStylez Thread
Yo-kai Watch save data decrypter / encrypter togenyan Thread Git

Pokémon Trainers

Title Description Author Thread Source
KeySAV Pokémon X/Y Box/Battle Video Data Viewer Git
RSTE Pokémon OR/AS trainer editor Git
RSWE Wild Encounter editor for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Git


Title Description Author Thread Source
3DS Capture Card
3DS CWAV ripper Team Fail
3DSEncodeGUI Spidey_BR Thread
3DS Movie Spinal_cord Thread
3DS VConv lmjfemc Thread
3DS Video SifJar Thread
3DS Video Converter NekuSoul Thread
3DS Video Downloader [unknown username..., no name in "About" program's menu] didn't find the thread.
3DS Explorer Elisherer
3DS online video converter
MPO Toolbox
Video Channels Creator Create videos in CIA format to play on a 3DS. Download Rinnegatamante


Title Description Author Thread Source
3DS Controller Use your 3DS console as Windows controller (sends data to keyboard, joypad and mouse). CTurt Git
3DS Key Bruteforcer
3DS Mii Modifier Change certain values for Miis GamerDudeK Thread
CFG Chaos CTRBootManager config file editor Rohul1997 Thread
DownloadGoonie Homebrew Downloader Stecker8 Thread
eShop Music Changer Change the Nintendo eShop background music Ptrk25 Thread
Nitro Screen Connects to NTRViewer (NTR CFW) for screen capture. jlangford Thread Git
QR BinExtractor Convert a QR code picture to bin Thread
RPG Maker 3DS Tool to create RPG games Rinnegatamante Thread Git
RPU : Raspberry Pi Unbricker Unlock Gateway3DS bricked consoles bkifft Git
Uncart Dumps game carts to SD card Citra team Git