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Romulus 0.033


Romulus is a serious alternative to other know ROM Managers. With more than 20.000 lines of code and hundreds and hundreds of hours of coding time I wish people continuing trying this tool and talking about it.




  • Romulus is able to import all kind of know DAT files like Clrmame pro OLD and XML format, Romcenter, Offlinelist, MESS softlists or import using a MAME based EXE. 
  • DAT files can be imported as Zip, Rar, 7z or uncompressed.
  • Offlinelist DAT information loaded to able to automatic download images or update complete DAT if update is available, can be change the filename description params like Offlinelist original application. 
  • Multiple loaded profiles at same time displayied in tabs.
  • Can Scan and Rebuild files from a selected directories and fix them, this process can be in Zip, Rar, 7z or uncompressed.
  • If DAT information is available in scan or rebuild process can be in Split/Merged, Split/Non merged or Not Split filemode.
  • Scan and Rebuild can be done in a batch automatic mode.
  • Configure and run emulators added the correct params for the selected file.
  • Reports of profiles or files information with a different options and formats to export ( HTML, DOC, TXT ).
  • Statistics can be displayied to know the status of your files.
  • Log information for important processes and save log option.
  • Updater option to know changes and download 
  • Different languages to select ( Work in progress ), 
  • Many others.


Here are the changes:


  • ADDED: In settings an option to apply registry fix to detect mapped drives at elevated applications as Romulus.
  • ADDED: To XML dats new param at "<HEADER>".The new "<HEADERFILE>" node contains filename of needed header for the profile. This param don´t take effect in other rom mamangers.
  • ADDED: Saving current header xml file when creating XML dats from Database and fixdats.
  • FIXED: Problems detecting inside Zip files with especial attributes.
  • FIXED: Problems with inverted CRCs and correct CRCs in same profile. Rebuilding correct CRC when inverted CRC exists in same place.
  • FIXED: Detecting ROMs scan or rebuild hidden files or folders. Thanks to Agus.
  • FIXED: Detecting folders inside compressed files when profile has single folders information. Thanks to Agus.
  • FIXED: Reading and creating baddumps when MD5 and/or SHA-1 checksums are filled with zeroes.
  • FIXED: Zero bytes creation baddumps when MD5 and/or SHA-1 checksums are filled with information.
  • FIXED: Problems displaying master games list end at Offlinelist profiles with filters.
  • FIXED: Open URLs in Richedits using OS default web browser when in settings is enabled the option to do it.
  • FIXED: Visuals non rectangle hints on Windows 8 and laters.
  • FIXED: Taskbar preview size problems for Windows 7 and laters.
  • CHANGED: Importation security code to prevent files information with final backslash when really has checksums converting it to files and not folders. Thanks to Agus.


Romulus Rom Manager