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What is this: A patch to make games compatible with an xbox with a 1ghz mobile p3 fitted.
Why do you need it: To patch games for the faster processor so they run at normal speed and playback smoothly.
I have tested this on 114 xbe's 6 or 7 didnt patch because the required 733mhz hex wasnt in the xbe on testing these xbe's they didnt need patching anyway as they ran at the correct speed
Something interesting I noticed
XBMC it seems needs patching even though any build after the 16th feb 2007 adds support for the 1ghz cpu
if you delete splash.png and don't patch the xbe the startup animation of the xbox media center logo jitters and pauses
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

With this patch you will be able to copy any contents listed in the memory menu of your MS Dashboard. Including XBL content downloads, certain un-copyable game saves, and even MUSIC!
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

Progressive Scan Patcher for DVD-X
>>Download<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

* What is this: A patch to make games compatible with the DreamX 1480.
* Why do you need it: To patch games for the faster processor so they run at normal speed and playback smoothly.
* Overview: For those of you wondering what a DreamX 1480 is, it is a modded Xbox from Friendtech with 1.4Ghz processor and 128Mb RAM upgrades. These boxes were originally created to run Linux and things of that nature, they yielded some serious compatibility issues for playing games. Basically game developers hardcode the games to the internal clock speed of the original processor (733.33Mhz) since they know every Xbox manufactured will have the same hardware components. The problem here is that the DreamX is twice as fast so when games are hardcoded for the slower processor, they will run twice as fast, have choppy video, etc. Lots and lots of problems result because of this. Until now owners of these Xboxes haven't been able to play most of their games due to this problem plaguing the DreamX. this patch fixes that. Testing showed that 98% of games tested played normal after applying this patch.
The best implementation of this hack would be at bios level so it could patch xbe's on-the-fly and from discs. I have hopes that some of the modchip teams will pick this up and run with it since it is a fairly simple hack. If any developers have an interest in going a little further with this please contact Elupus or me and we can supply you the details of what the patch actually does.
>>Download<< || By Elupus, los93sol1, Lysip || >>Latest version: v1.0<<

FlickerFucker (FF) is a windows based, xbox executable patching utility which changes the behaviour of the default FlickerFilter settings.

The FlickerFilter is a bit of hardware built into the xbox itself, which can be controlled by software. Due to a television's slight over and underscan when drawing a screen, there is often a bit of jumpiness and flicker on finely drawn details, such as text. To keep text from being too jumpy, the FlickerFilter allows the image to be blurred slightly, which reduces the amount of jumpiness in trade for image sharpness.

Virtually every single xbox title defaults the FlickerFilter to a value of 5, the maximum amount of blurring available, and offers no means to reduce the amount through in game options.

FF allows you to force the amount of FlickerFilter used in a game. You can turn it off altogether or select any amount of flicker filtering between 1 (minimum) and 5 (maximum).

Obviously this is only true for Standard Definition Interlaced TV´s (15khz), and the benefit will be proportional to the quality of the cables used for connecting the Xbox to the TV (best results with Scart RGB cables, worst with composite cables)
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: build 006<<

With the latest OXM disks being created (Issue #40 and newer) they have converted to a newer 3d-esque menu system that uses a binary file called 'menu.jmx' to construct the menu/colors/backgrounds/items/actions etc...
Angerwound and PedrosPad have written a set of tools for users to toy with this file and create their own OXM disk menus. The main reason behind this project was a replacement of CDX for those that create MultiGameMenu's or a low-end dashboard.
The newer menu system supports audio/video file playback, XBE Execution, Screensaver, Billboard Feature and more. See included .cfg within JMXBuild for all options available.

Within the package are three tools:
* jmxDump (simply dumps the format of the JMX, as xbedump would for XBE's)
* jmxToTxt (Writes a text version of the JMX file for users to read a bit easier)
* jmxBuild (Inputs a config file, and creates the JMX based on the user's preferences). A few things have yet to be implemented into jmxBuild such as color settings and screensaver settings.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: Public Beta Release 1<<

This will allow you to change your XBOX name There are already some tutorials on editing the file yourself with an hexeditor But this program does it all for you, downloading the correct file, reading your name, and saving/uploading with just one click.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v0.6<<

A PC hosted tool. It allows to patch xbe to make them ocmpatible with progressive scan displays (i.e. HDTV and true VGA converters). Tested on several XBox games, homebrew or MS (Dasboard and onlinedash). It allows progressive scan DVD playback if applied to DVD RegionX or MS Dashboard.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

This is just a small app coded to remove the 64mb limit flag that most xbox applications/games have set. Now, I know hardly anyone is going to upgrade their ram anytime soon, its good to have incase you do, and mame wants to use it.
>>Download<<

Usage: XBoxcrk
This internal RiOT M$ DOS utility was discovered hidden on the iSO image from RiOT's release last month. Perhaps it was just another sloppy packing job which is common among rookie release groups, or maybe someone within their ranks intentionally leaked this tool.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

This is for all you with beta chips that have been using EvolutionX to 'backup' your games! This patches them to get
them to work on your box!
>>Download<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

This Application will change the Drive Letter to where the Custom SoundTracks are located. For instance, instead of having the ST.DB file located in E:\TData\....etc it will be stored in F:\Tdata.
This program might not be usefull to alot of you, but if you play games that support Custom SoundTracks and you are using the Xbox Sound Track Manger then this program might be some use to you.
Note: This will only work for games Saved on the HardDrive.
>>Download<< || By BlueCELL || >>Latest version: v1<<

Every XBE has a media flag, which determines which media on which it can be run. At retail, Microsoft signs all Xbox games to run from an Xbox game disc only. Current mod chips (those subsequent to the Enigmah Beta) only have the capability of circumventing the 1st implementation of this media check. Now that the 2nd implementation has arrived. Only X2 4975+ bioses able to circumvent this media check.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v2<<

Every XBE has a media flag, which determines which media on which it can be run. At retail, Microsoft signs all Xbox games to run from an Xbox game disc only. Current mod chips (those subsequent to the Enigmah Beta) only have the capability of circumventing the 1st implementation of this media check. Now that the 2nd implementation has arrived. Only X2 4975+ bioses able to circumvent this media check.

This tool was written to patch XBE files designed for a devkit to work on a modified retail XBox.
Usage :
XBEPatch filename
This will create a backup of the original file (.bak extension) and a patched version of the file. Put it in an ISO, burn it and voila, your code will run.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

This tool was written to patch XBE files designed for a devkit to work on a modified retail.
Grafical version.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

XBE Renamer is a program which can modify the default Title Names for XBE's (XBox Executables). Some XBE's have the strangest Title Names which is annoying if using features like EvolutionX's or XBMP's autoadd applications/games.
XBE Renamer reads the current Title Name from the xbe-file (usually named 'default.xbe'). It then enables you to change the Title Name and save it back to the xbe-file. The application works both on xbe's on the harddrive and directly on the Xbox via FTP access.
>>Download<< || >>Latest version: v0.8<<

If you install games on your XBox hard drive, many dashboards like EvoX will automatically generate a launch menu with the game titles on it; the title of each game is extracted from the DEFAULT.XBE file associated with the game.
Unfortunately, the title information in a given game is not always accurate, may be spelled incorrectly, may be in a different language, etc, making your menus look "sloppy".
There are a number of utilities out there that change the title within an XBE file, and file transfer utilities like Qwix give you the option of retitling a game as you transfer it to your XBox hard drive. However, I store all of my games as ISO images, and I wanted a way to retitle them in bulk without having to extract/patch/repack each ISO or remember to change the title every time I transferred it to an XBox. Since I couldn't find a suitable tool, I wrote one.
XTC changes the game title inside the DEFAULT.XBE file directly inside an XBox ISO image -- no need to unpack/repack to use it. Simply select some ISO images, make changes as appropriate, and commit them.
>>Download<< || By Captain Dunsel || >>Latest version: v1<<

Every XBE has a media flag, which determines which media on which it can be run. At retail, Microsoft signs all Xbox games to run from an Xbox game disc only. Current mod chips (those subsequent to the Enigmah Beta) only have the capability of circumventing the 1st implementation of this media check. Now that the 2nd implementation has arrived. Only X2 4975+ bioses able to circumvent this media check.

hubevolution presents the XBEPatcher a simple tool to help you play your original xbox games from the HD even when the game has long filenames. It has been reported to work at the moment with MTX Mototrax PAL/NTSC (special MTX mode see .nfo) and Enter The Matrix.
>>Download<< || By hubevolution || >>Latest version: v0.3<<

This XBEdump frontend allow you to sign the *.xbe files for use with audio hack or fonts. Just put the default.xbe that you wan to sign in the same directory that XBEdumplauncher.
Select the hack type that you want and you will obtain a out.xbe file.
Just rename out.xbe to default.xbe and replace the original by this one.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1.0.1<<

A debug to retail patch program released with source code. Has been tested with cygwin, however of course it should work with any other unix based system (i.e. linux). Just extract , and type make, to compile the app into an executable.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1<<

Until now the XBoxMediaCenter (XBMC) have not an option to change the date format to European style.
With this patch you can change the display format of the date to this format.
From this "Saturday, May 15"
to this "Saturday, 15 May"
>>Download<< || By Pyra || >>Latest version: v1<<

Every XBE has a media flag, which determines which media on which it can be run. At retail, Microsoft signs all Xbox games to run from an Xbox game disc only. Current mod chips (those subsequent to the Enigmah Beta) only have the capability of circumventing the 1st implementation of this media check. Now that the 2nd implementation has arrived. Only X2 4975+ bioses able to circumvent this media check.
>>Download<< || >>Latest version: v1.2<<

Creates shortcut xbes for xbox titles keeping your current method of organization intact so you can keep your hd roots as uncluttered as possible, as well as add items to dash menus without moving or creating duplicate installs. Simply point the target path to the xbe you wish to launch and the output xbe will be a 60kb shortcut that will simply launch the given title.
>>Download<< || >>Official Website<< || >>Latest version: v1.0 build 09.17.05<<

A small util for changing names in Xbox exec files.
>>Download<< || By ZyBeR || >>Latest version: v1<<

 

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