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Beschreibung: DVD-Unterstützung in Homebrew-Anwendungen
Autor: Team Twiizers
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DVDx ist eine Homebrew-Anwendung, die einen versteckten Homebrew-Kanal installiert und von anderen Programmen benutzt werden kann, um selbstgebrannte DVDs in der Wii ohne einen Modchip zu lesen. Das modifiziert kein IOS und macht das ganze sehr sicher.


Die Installation ist einfach - starte einfach den DVDx-Installer. Wenn du einen Modchip hast, solltest du den PatchMii-Kern vorher installieren.


Q: Welche Art von DVDs soll ich benutzen?

A: DVD-Rs werden empfohlen, es funktionieren allerdings auch verschiedene andere Formate, unter anderem DVD+R/RW, und DVD-RW. Doppelschichte DVDs sind nicht unterstützt. Vor allem Billig-Marken machen Probleme. DVD+R müssen ihren BookTyp auf DVD-ROM gesetzt haben, damit sie im normalen Modus (ohne Modchip) funktionieren.

Q: Why does my Wii not read my DVDs?

A: Be sure that you properly install DVDx. Be aware that since it does not modify the IOS, the disk will not show in the channel menu. You need to use a special homebrew program that utilizes DVDx support. If you have done all of that, and you still are unable to use your burned DVDs, check and be sure it burned correctly. Try re-burning the DVD on a DVD-r if it is not already.

Author(s)Team Twiizers
TypeUnique application
Downloadable via the Homebrew Browser

This homebrew application makes permanent changes to the Wii's NAND, thus, this application should be used with caution.

It is recommended to have a NAND backup with either BootMii as boot2 or Priiloader with BootMii as IOS installed before proceeding with the usage of this application.

DVDX (sometimes formatted as DVDx) is a homebrew application that installs a hidden "channel" which was used by other homebrew applications to access home burned and factory pressed DVD content without the need for a modchip. It was named after its original title ID, DVDX. As of HackMii Installer 0.7, DVDX is dead and has been superseded by the Homebrew Channel 1.0.7 itself.

DVD access, both with DVDX and with the Homebrew Channel, is done with libdi. Newer versions of libdi do not depend on DVDX, so DVDX should only be installed for compatibility with older homebrew.


Q: Does this require a drivechip?

A: No. In fact, drivechips are often not compatible with DVDX. If you wish to have both a drivechip and DVDX, you need to be on 3.3 or earlier, and you need to install v1 using the PatchMii method.

Q: What type of DVD should I use?

A: Pressed DVD-ROM video discs of course work. For recordables, DVD-R media is recommended, as they are the most similar to pressed DVDs in terms of reflectivity. However, DVDX has been confirmed working with various DVD media, including DVD+R/RW and DVD-R/RW discs. Particular brands (lower quality discs) may be problematic, and different Wii drives have different levels of compatibility. Please note that DVD+R/RW discs will need to have their BookType set to DVD-ROM to work properly in Normal mode (if you have no modchip). PatchMii mode does not have this requirement, but requires a modchip.

Q: Why does my Wii not read my DVDs?

A: Be sure that you install the latest DVDX, and that the application that you are trying to use supports the latest DVDX, with the new title ID (DISC). If you are using a burned disc, make sure it is burned correctly. Try re-burning the DVD on a DVD-R if it is not already.

Q: Why is this homebrew now redundant?

A: With the addition of the ahbprot flag in the TMD, DVDX became much more widely installed. For better convenience, the Homebrew Channel has been updated to allow apps to fully access hardware, and libogc was updated to use the full hardware access to read DVDs instead of loading DVDx. The only reason to continue using DVDx is for homebrew that has not been recompiled with a newer libogc.



  • New title ID (DISC) to circumvent deletion
  • Magic added so that the title ID can be changed in the future without interfering with existing homebrew
  • AHBPROT is now enabled in the TMD
  • TMD version has been changed to 2 to allow homebrew apps to detect AHBPROT.


  • Switched back to older IOS versions.


  • Installer no longer exists; the installing code is now part of the HackMii Installer.


  • Newer IOS versions are now used


  • New exploit for the installer, copied from the Homebrew Channel installer, to work with the 4.0 update.



  • Initial release