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you apply a patch to change a files data. ips files are applied to roms.
The size of these patches are small, and distributing full roms are illegal.
To apply ips patches:
- Have a rom to apply the patch to. The ips patch. And a program to patch it with.
- Download WinIPS
- using WinIPS is straight forward. make sure the current operation is on ips patching. you can change it in the drop-down menu
- click the top folder icon labeled "IPS File" and navigate to the ips file you want to use
- click the folder icon under "Files to be patched" n choose a normal rom to apply the patch to
- now press the Apply button. press yes on the message box
Now you can play the patched game rom : )