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    How do I play ecm games in psx emulation?

    How do I play ecm file games in psx emulation?

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    Senior Member SnesOrama Supporter Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30 Eleminator30's Avatar
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    To explain, ECM is a way to remove unneeded data from an image. This can be done on ANY cd image having to do from Sega CD all the way to Nintendo Wii *from old age to new age consoles that are CD based*. It basically allows you to compress the file into smaller data on your hard drive and also makes it easier to upload and share over the net.

    Now, here is my guestimation. If I read this site right about ECM.

    http://www.neillcorlett.com/ecm/

    You should be able to just download ECM, then convert it back to original form. I haven't ever messed with ECM, but upon reading what it is, I can pretty well assume that may solve your problem.

    Update: Damn lol. This program was harder than I thought to figure out, but I finally figured it out.

    This program is actually pretty damn useful. What you do is *for compressing purposes* you cut/paste the image your going to compress into the same folder you extracted ECM in, then you take and drag the image file on the file called ecm.exe that's how you make it into an ECM file.
    Then in 7zip it. You will see a BIG difference it saves on space. HELLA difference.

    Now to answer your next question on how to convert it back to it's original form. You simply take the ECM file and you drag it on top of the file called unecm.exe. Upon doing that, it'll convert it back to it's orginal ISO/BIN+CUE/whatever the hell format it was file.

    That's all there is to it to convert it back to it's original form to be able to play it on an emulator/burn it. Just drag it on top of the unecm.exe and let it do it's magic. Don't forget to download ECM first!

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    Senior Member SnesOrama Supporter Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb Awebb
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    To make it clear: Just because one douche is too lazy to read the instructions or too stupid to understand it, doesn't mean you, tx3000, can't enjoy your gay porn.

    Get the package at the provided website and convert it using "unecm nameofyourecmfile howdoyouwantthefiletobenamed". If you don't know how to use the command line, consult the crawler of your heart.
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    Because SCIENCE bitches SnesOrama Supporter Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eleminator30 View Post

    Now to answer your next question on how to convert it back to it's original form. You simply take the ECM file and you drag it on top of the file called unecm.exe.
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    What's the dea here, is someone going to post up fully detailed step by step instructions on how to remove ecm files or are people just going to let members just upload non-working files?
    You're an idiot with zero reading comprehension. How can anyone help you if you have severe mental retardation?
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    And just to make it clear:
    Drag and drop on unecm.exe
    or
    "Open With" unecm.exe

    I usually make a special folder in the program files called "ECM" and put all the needed exes there. :D

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    Junior Member ikaru is a jewel in the rough ikaru is a jewel in the rough ikaru is a jewel in the rough
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    ecm files are playable only when you uncompressed them
    I also drag and drop them into unecm.exe
    then usually retry to burn them with the same cdd file your download came with.
    Google it if you cant find it here.
    good luck

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    I don't think your reply was clear and detailed enough. Now please if you would, explain to me how to cook Pop-tarts in my toaster.

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    Junior Member ikaru is a jewel in the rough ikaru is a jewel in the rough ikaru is a jewel in the rough
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    ^
    PoP TARTS are more delicious only when you toast them
    I also drag and drop them into toaster.exe
    then usually retry to warm them with the same microwave your grandma gave you.
    Google one if you cant find it in your garage.
    good luck

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