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USB Loader Modifications

Since the March 30, 2009 release of Waninkoko's USB Loader v1.0 and source, there have been numerous attempts for improving it and adding features. Listed below is a compilation of versions and their features.

Official USB Loader Releases

blog of Waninkoko

Version Coder Release Date REQ SD, USB Loader Game
List
Sorg
Fix
LoPsT Mod
(HDD
Timeout)
Game Language
Select
Manual
Video
Force
Child-
Proof
Ocarina Box
Art
Background
Image
Background
Music
WiiMote
Pointer Support
Channel Download
Official v1.0 Waninkoko March 30, 2009 cIOS36 Rev 9 USB 6 No No No No No No No Fixed No No Embed Download
Official v1.1 Waninkoko March 31, 2009 cIOS36 Rev 9 USB 6 No No No No No No No Fixed No No Embed Download
Official v1.2 Waninkoko April 12, 2009 cIOS36 Rev 10 BOTH 6 No No No No No No Yes background.png No No Embed Download
Official v1.3 Waninkoko April 12, 2009 cIOS36 Rev 10 BOTH 12 No No No No No No Yes background.png No No Embed Download
Official v1.4 Waninkoko April 12, 2009 cIOS36 Rev 10 BOTH 12 No No No No No No Yes background.png No No Embed Download
Official v1.5 Waninkoko April 17, 2009 cIOS36 Rev 10 BOTH 12 No No No No No No Yes background.png No No Embed Download

3rd Party USB Loader Releases

USB Loader by Brisma Configurable USB Loader Ultimate USB Loader uLoader by Hermes Graphic USB Loader USB Iso Loader GUI Multiple Box Art (cover flow) USBLoader with Game Images nIxx's USB Loader ChildProof Loader Hungyip84's Raptor1010's USB Loader with LibWiiGui KongsNutz Edition Sorg Usb Loader
Homepage Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here None
Current Version 1.5s mod 0.3 V20 V7.4 1.4b 1.0-RC4 r150 1.4r8 - - v2 - - - -
Release Date April 23, 2009 April 26, 2009 April 19, 2009 April 21, 2009 April 22, 2009 April 24, 2009 April 13, 2009 - - - - - - -
Coders Brisma, klipp, GeniusCode, zimo oggzee WiiShizzza Hermes maddoc Neorame, WiiShizza,Hungyip, nIxxx, dimok, giantpune and cyrex AppleBelly upstatical nIxx M-Tek Hungyip84 Raptor1010 dimok/KongsNutz Sorg
Based On Wanikoko 1.5 Wanikoko 1.5
Nixx
FishEars
Sorg
Hungyip84
Wanikoko
1.1 and 1.5
Nixx
FishEars
Narolez
Hungyip84
Brisma
Waninkoko's cios 249
kwiirk's modded cios 222
Waninkoko Waninkoko v1.1 and v1.5
Kwiirk
FishEars
LibWiiGui
Wanikoko 1.4 Raptor1010 Sorg v1.02 V1.1 Raptor1010 Sorg v1.02 Wanikoko
Kwiirk
FishEars
LibWiiGui
v1.1
Hardware Supported
USB/SD Both Both USB USB USB USB USB USB USB USB USB USB USB USB
Interface Options
Game Listed 21 21 12 16 Channels 6 covers 9 with Scrollbar 7 21 21 17 21 21 8 with Scrollbar 21
Cover / Box Art Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No
Background Image background.png background.png bg.png No No fixed background.png background.png bg.png background.png Optional background.png fixed fixed
Background Music Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No
Wiimote Pointer Support No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No
WideScreen Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
Change the Titlename with txt file Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No
Custom Layout Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
Cover Auto Resize both 4:3/16:9 Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Game/Video Mode Patches
Game Language Select Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No Yes No
Manual Video Force Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes No Yes No
Ocarina (Cheat Engine) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No No
Child-Proof Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No No Yes
Parental Control,
Specific Titles
Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
Individual Game Settings Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No
Update / Online Functions
Automatic Box Art / Cover Download Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No No No No No No
Auto Update Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Fixes
SorgFix Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
LoPsT Mod (HDD Timeout) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No No No
Add Game
With/Without
Update Partitions
Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No
Channels/Forwarders/DOL
Wii Channel Download Forwarder Download Download Forwarder Download Forwarder Download Forwarder Forwarder Forwarder Forwarder Forwarder Download Embed
HBC App Download Download Download Read here Download Read Here Read here Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download

Features Explanation

  • SD, USB Loader : Load Wii games from USB device and/or SD card
  • Game List: Number of games displayed at once
  • Sorg Fix: Display more names, navigation with left/right, no TV mode change
  • LoPsT Mod (HDD Timeout): Give hard drive more time to start
  • Game Language Select
  • Video Mode: user can choose what video mode to use: PAL/NTSC
  • Child Proof: Disable install / remove options
  • Parental Control, Only Show Games Flagged as Appropriate
  • Ocarina: Cheats for wii games
  • Box Art
  • Background Image
  • Background Music
  • WiiMote Pointer Support
  • Channel
  • Automatic Boxart Download
  • Auto Update: Automatic download of the latest version
  • Add Game With / Without Update Partition, Not needed with most games, but may be used in the future official release to repair certain games.
  • Widescreen: Proper support for widescreen TVs
  • Custom Layout: Able to change location of box art, games list, etc.

Bugs Not Yet Fixed

Name Description Examples of Games Affected
Patched to 249 Games Old Games that require patching to IOS249 do not Work Red Steel, Mortal Kombat Armageddon, SSXBlur
Reload IOS Games that Perform a reload of IOS do not work Metroid Prime 3
USB Devices Use of Other USB Devices at same time (Waniniko plans to fix in CIOS Rev 11) Wii Speak
USB Lan Adapter Use of Other LAN Adapter at same time

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