Open Shop Channel (Homebrew Browser)

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If you need help for anything regarding this tutorial, please join the Open Shop Channel (recommended) or e-mail us at [email protected].

Homebrew Browser, which is what the Open Shop Channel is based off on, does work but it can be buggy. You can also get homebrew using osc-dl and from the Open Shop Channel website.

The Open Shop Channel is where you can go to get homebrew apps. It is a revival project for an app called Homebrew Browser.

What you need


  1. Extract the Homebrew Browser and put it in the apps folder on your SD card or USB drive.
  2. Insert your SD card or USB drive into your Wii. You can now launch the Homebrew Browser from the Homebrew Channel if you want to.

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Included in the Homebrew Browser download is a guide on how to use the Homebrew Browser.

You can swap out ShopChannel.ogg with loop.ogg in /apps/homebrew_browser/ to have the Homebrew Browser play the Wii Shop Channel music.