Wiitch

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Wiitch (Wii Batch Downloader)
Wiitch.png
General
Author(s)TheStripper
TypeUtility
Version0.1
LicenceFreeware
Links
Download
Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser
Peripherals
Wiimote1.svg Internet Loads files from the Front SD slot USB mass storage device

Batch Downloader for Wii that read from a text file a list of urls and then download them to selected device.

Contents

Controls

Button Action
Wiimote D-Pad Move Left/Right
Wiimote A Button Select
Wiimote HOME Button Quit/Stop

Installation

  1. Unzip Wiitch to SD Card (do not rename wiitchdl folder).
  2. If not exists in the selected device it creates a "Downloads" folder where the files will be downloaded to.
  3. Put a text file called DLList.txt in wiitchdl folder.
  4. DLList.txt must contains one URL per line (see Notes section for example).

Usage

  1. Start Wiitch from HBC.
  2. Select where to save files, and press Wiimote A Button.
  3. Select if the Wii must shutdown when download complete or wait for user, and press Wiimote A Button.
  4. Wii start downloading files reporting the download status.
  5. Downloaded files can be found in \Downloads folder in the selected device.

Features

  • Save downloaded files to SD or USB device.
  • Use Wii front light to simulate file writing.
  • Turn off Wii when job complete or wait user with led flashing.
  • Possibility to change background image changing background.png in Wiitchdl folder.

Future Plans

  • Add SMB read of DLList.txt
  • Add SMB save support
  • Add USB NTFS save support (...is ntfs writing possible???)
  • Better GUI (maybe LibWiiGUI)
  • Sounds??
  • ....

Change Log

  • Version 0.1: First version.

Thanks

  • LibOGC Authors & Contributers
  • Team Twiizers for make Wii homebrew a reality
  • teknecal for their great Codemii tutorials and for the "Sample HTTP Download" Source
  • Cboomf for libwiilight

Notes

  • Supports only http protocol downloads and direct link to files (eg. "http://www.example.com/foo.jpg")
  • USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!! I hold no responsibility in the case of SD/USB corruption or any other problems!
  • Hope someone found this piece of software usefull.
  • Post comments in discussion page.
  • Bye :)
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