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Description: Rip the music from your PSX/PS2 games!
Download: vb2rip.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 46kb
Version: 1.4
Date: 20 Sep 06
Author: Neill Corlett, AmigaOS 4.0 compile by Spot / Up Rough
Submitter: Spot / Up Rough
Email: spot/triad se
Category: audio/misc
License: GPL
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 2091
Comments: 4
Snapshots: 0
Videos: 0
Downloads: 15  (Current version)
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VB2rip - VB2 sound format ripping utility
Version 1.4
Copyright 2001 Neill Corlett
Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License


This is a command-line utility which rips music stored in VB2 format and
various similar formats.  These are commonly found in Playstation and
Playstation 2 games, such as the Dance Dance Revolution series and
Castlevania Chronicles.

See games.txt for a list of supported games.

Setup / Usage

Run VB2rip with no parameters to see the following reference:

Usage: vb2rip [options] inputfile(s)

  -fmt format     Specify the input file format
  -o path         Specify the output filename (if one input file is given)
                    or specify the output directory (if several are given)
  -mono           Treat input file as monaural
  -stereo         Treat input file as stereo
  -rate n         Specify the sample rate
  -interleave n   Specify the block interleave size
  -skip n         Skip this many bytes after each block
  -offset n       Start at the given offset in the input file
  -endflag        Stop decoding when the sample end flag is reached
  -noendflag      Ignore the sample end flag
  -maxbytes n     Set the maximum number of input bytes to decode

Example usage: vb2rip CD0:MUSIC.VB2 -o DH1:

Supported input formats:
  Format   Description
  raw      Raw data (for experimentation)
  vb2      Konami multi-song .BIN/.VB2 file (Dance Dance Revolution, etc.)
  8        .8 file (Suikoden)
  msa      .MSA file (Psyvariar, possibly other PS2 games)
  xa2      .XA2 file (Extreme-G 3, possibly other PS2 games)

Revision History

v1.4 - Near-total rewrite with many new input format options
       Added support for Psyvariar, Extreme-G 3
v1.3 - Added support for DDRMAX2
v1.2 - Added support for Suikoden
v1.1 - Added support for Castlevania Chronicles, US version
v1.0 - First version

Where to find me

email: neill()neillcorlett.com
www:   http://www.neillcorlett.com/


A really cool piece of code! I am enjoying the CastleVania Chronicles soundtrack
as I type this. =) I recommend encoding the ripped tunes to mp3's
using Lame or something similiar. Cheers!

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