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Romulus 0.030


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 Option in Settings - Advanced to enable RAR5 format compression for new created RAR files. This option is dissabled by default. Thanks to James O'Grady
  • ADDED Cache save on uncompressed files on rebuild."No need to scan again to save cache"
  • ADDED Euskera/Basque language by Agus and Mikel and Laura.
  • ADDED Euskera/Basque OS language detection at startup Romulus first time and set it as default.
  • ADDED to Updater option "Rawdump".A new dumpers group with normal options like detect new, updated or outdated profiles.
  • OPTIMIZATION Loading profiles gain up to 15% of speed.
  • OPTIMIZATION Updater search profiles function. Now is up to x3 more fast.
  • FIXED Offlinelist sorting by clicked column when filters are enabled.
  • FIXED Broken loaded profile search by fields option.
  • FIXED Random memory problem that cause wrong center Forms when showing.
  • FIXED Report saving report information using Scanner - report button.
  • FIXED Cache deletion when user add new files to rebuild and set skip scan when done.
  • FIXED Cache lost previous results when new scan/rebuild is stopped by user.
  • FIXED Delay when trying to launch an open/save file dialog and some rare times a complete freeze.
  • FIXED Problem hide to tray when user tryed last time to hide application when a file dialog was displaying.
  • FIXED Delete file error when rebuilding Zip files but file is handled as a single one.
  • FIXED Error when a destination ROM is trimmed and a rebuilded one has correct size and destination file is compress in Zip with only one file inside.
  • FIXED Invisible scan window when minimized application and log window is visible.
  • FIXED Quick show and hide log window when finish a batch process.
  • FIXED Flicker effect for progressbar percent displaying. 
  • FIXED Community Form stayontop params. Now always is upper of Romulus but not other apps.
  • FIXED Wrong display in profiles columns list. Column path information when drag'n drop a profile to other left side treepath and is displaying All profiles at same time.
  • FIXED Manual extraction in loaded profile list when multiselect.
  • FIXED Send to generator problem when source profile has only one set.
  • FIXED More colors update problems when user changes system colors and themes when Romulus is running.
  • FIXED Minor bugs.


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