Dumping Wii/GameCube games

Want to dump a GameCube or a Wii disk? There are two ways of doing so, depending on the tools you have available with you.

Cleanrip guide

What you need

  • An SD card or USB drive with at least 4.7 GB of free space
  • CleanRip

Instructions

Section I - Downloading/Installing
  1. Extract CleanRip and put it in the apps folder on your SD card or USB drive.
  2. Insert your SD card into your Wii, and launch CleanRip from the Homebrew Channel.
Section II - Ripping
  1. Select your device that you will be dumping the game to - your USB drive or SD card. Device type
  2. On this screen, it asks you if you want to download a file with game checksums so you can verify the dump created is a 1:1 copy of the disc. It’s your choice whether to say Yes or No to download this file. DAT
  3. Now insert the game you want to dump. DVD Initialising Disc
  4. Set it as shown on the screen below.
    If you know that you are dumping a game that uses a dual layer disc, like Super Smash Bros. Brawl or Metroid: Other M, set Dual Layer to Yes. Settings
  5. CleanRip will now dump your game. It can take a while, since it will dump the full 4.7GB disc contents (9.4 for dual layer discs). Copying

Dumping a game over a local network

What you need

Your Wii and your computer must be connected to one local network

Instructions

Section I - Downloading/Installing
  1. Extract DVD Dump Tool and put it in the apps folder on your SD card or USB drive.
  2. Insert your SD card into your Wii, and launch DVD Dump Tool from the Homebrew Channel.
Section II - Ripping
  1. Press the right button on the d-pad and press “A” 2
  2. Choose the disc that you want to copy (The options are: GameCube Disc, Wii Single-Layer Disc, Wii Dual-Layer Disc and press “A” 3
  3. Now put your game to your Wii. (If it’s already in your Wii, eject it and put it back) InsertTheDisc 4
  4. Remember your Wii URL (IP address) 5
  5. On your computer in your web browser, type in the Wii URL and hit ENTER. 6
  6. You should see this. Click on Click here to download XXXX.iso 7
  7. The transfer speed is not the fastest, but if you can’t use anything else, it’s better than nothing.

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