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Wii Backup Manager

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Wii Backup Manager

  -  7.45 MB  -  Freeware
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    Wii Backup Manager 78 LATEST

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    Michael Reynolds

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    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

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Wii Backup Manager is a program to works with DVD backups, FAT32, NTFS, and WBFS drives to convert between DVD, ISO, CISO, and WBFS. It can also extract Wii games to the format used by SNEEK.


Wii Backup Manager is a powerful software tool that allows users to manage and organize their Nintendo Wii game backups effortlessly. Whether you want to create backups of your original game discs, transfer games to and from external devices, or manage your game collection, this application offers a comprehensive solution. With an intuitive user interface and a wide range of features, Wii Backup Manager simplifies the process of preserving and enjoying your favorite Wii games.

  • Read and extract RAR, ISO, CISO, and WBFS files.
  • Write and create ISO, CISO, and WBFS files, including SNEEK extraction.
  • Convert between any readable format to any writable format directly.
  • Transfer files from readable formats to WBFS or simulated WBFS drives.
  • Support for multiboot ISOs, with each game partition having its entry in the file list.
  • Format drives to WBFS, FAT32, or NTFS.
  • Extract archive files automatically when needed for transfer or conversion, or manually when adding them to the file list.
  • Add folders recursively, including all subfolders and files within them.
  • Automatic or manual selection of WBFS file split size, with automatic size being unlimited on NTFS drives and 4GB otherwise.
  • Choose which partitions to keep from Wii discs (game, remove update, or keep all).
  • Select the display unit size as auto, MB, or GB.
  • Hide specific drives from the drive menus, format dialog, etc., if desired.
  • Set friendly display names for drives to easily identify them.
  • Multi-threaded operations allow starting multiple tasks simultaneously, such as ripping a DVD while transferring files to another drive.
  • Progress panels provide real-time information on current operations, including ETA, total expected time, transfer speed, current transferred size, and percentage complete.
  • Pause or stop any operation at any time, ensuring file system integrity and safety during drive transfers.
  • Buffered transfers for maximum speed, although speed and ETA may fluctuate due to buffering.
  • Calculate and store an MD5 hash for each disc transferred to a drive, enabling data integrity verification at a later time (not available for ISOs yet).
  • Show/hide list columns and rearrange them through drag and drop.
  • Incremental search on lists, allowing quick navigation by typing a few letters to find the next entry containing the text.
  • Multi-language interface to cater to users from different regions.
  • Export game lists using easily customizable templates.
  • Support for Multi-language GameTDB titles.txt.
  • Inline editing of titles and region information.
  • Use custom-titles.txt to store manual entry edits.
  • Enable WiiTDB/Custom titles in the settings dialog.
  • Automatically rename titles during drive/WBFS file transfers.
  • Utilize on-the-fly titles for FAT32/NTFS files/folders without altering the internal titles.
  • Convert WBFS files to CISO, ISO, or WBFS File formats.
  • Add files to WBFS drives from any readable file format.
  • Perform direct drive-to-drive transfers.
  • Mount any drive with a WBFS folder and use it as if it were a WBFS drive.
  • Use any filesystem for backing up WBFS files, such as mounting an NTFS drive with the WBFS folder.
  • Choose between old or new .wbfs storage conventions, including a single WBFS folder or multiple sub-folders, with the option to auto-convert when a drive is mounted.
  • Multiple folder layouts available, such as Title [GameID], Title_[GameID], and GameID_Title.
  • Utilize sparse ISO on NTFS drives instead of WBFS files.
  • Select the desired WBFS file split size, including options for auto, unlimited, 1GB, 2GB, or 4GB.
  • Mount custom folders on the drive pages for easy access.
  • Perform direct ripping to ISO, CISO, WBFS file, or WBFS formats.
  • Support for multiboot discs, including the ability to convert each game partition back to a full ISO or transfer to WBFS while preserving the original disc title and ID.
  • Batch mode for automated processing, ejecting the disc and immediately processing the next one upon.

Game Backup and Restoration: It enables users to create backups of their original Wii game discs quickly. It supports both single and dual-layer discs, ensuring a seamless backup process. Additionally, the software allows for the restoration of game backups to the original discs if desired.

File Conversion: The software provides a file conversion feature that allows users to convert game files between different formats, such as converting ISO files to WBFS (Wii Backup File System) or vice versa. This flexibility ensures compatibility with various storage devices and custom Wii homebrew applications.

Game Transfer: The program simplifies the process of transferring games between different storage devices. It supports USB drives, SD cards, and external hard drives, making it easy to move games to and from your Wii console.

Game Organization and Management: The application features a robust organizational system, allowing users to sort, categorize, and manage their game collection effortlessly. Users can assign custom labels, view game details, and search for specific titles, ensuring a streamlined gaming experience.

Batch Operations: It supports batch operations, enabling users to perform actions on multiple games simultaneously. This feature proves particularly useful when managing large game libraries, saving time and effort.

How to Use

Game Backup: Insert the original Wii game disc into your computer's disc drive and launch the app. The software will recognize the disc and prompt you to create a backup. Select the destination folder and click on the "Backup" button to initiate the process.

Game Restoration: To restore a game backup to an original disc, insert the blank disc into your computer's disc drive. Launch Wii Backup Manager and select the game backup from your collection. Click on the "Restore" button and follow the on-screen instructions.

File Conversion: Launch the app and select the game file you want to convert. Choose the desired conversion format (WBFS or ISO) and click on the "Convert" button. The software will generate the converted file in the specified location.

Game Transfer: Connect your external storage device (USB drive, SD card, or external hard drive) to your computer. Launch the program and select the games you want to transfer. Click on the "Transfer" button and choose the destination storage device. The software will copy the games to the selected device.

Game Organization and Management: It offers various options to organize and manage your game collection. Users can create custom folders, assign labels, and search for specific games using the search bar. Right-clicking on a game provides additional options for editing and managing game details.


Can Wii Backup Manager run on Mac or Linux operating systems?
No, the program is exclusively designed for Windows operating systems and does not have official support for Mac or Linux.

Is it legal to create backups of Wii game discs using Wii Backup Manager?
Creating backups of game discs for personal use is generally considered legal. However, distributing or sharing game backups without proper authorization may infringe copyright laws.

Can I transfer games directly from Wii consoles to external devices using Wii Backup Manager?
No, the desktop app is designed to work with game discs inserted into a computer's disc drive. To transfer games directly from Wii consoles, you may need alternative methods or software.

Does Wii Backup Manager support custom Wii homebrew applications?
Yes, it supports custom homebrew applications and can convert game files to formats compatible with various homebrew loaders.

Are there any size limitations when creating backups with Wii Backup Manager?
It does not impose any specific size limitations for creating backups. However, the size of the destination storage device should accommodate the game file.


While Wii Backup Manager is a robust software, there are alternative options available in the market for managing and backing up Wii games. Some popular alternatives include WBFS Manager, Cemu - Wii U Emulator, and Dolphin Emulator.


Wii Backup Manager is 100% FREE and open-source software, making it accessible to all Nintendo Wii enthusiasts. The development team relies on community support and donations to maintain and improve the software.

System Requirements
  • Windows operating system (Windows 7 or later)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Disc drive capable of reading Wii game discs
  • Sufficient storage space for game backups
  • Intuitive and user-friendly interface
  • Comprehensive game management features
  • Easy backup and restoration process
  • Support for various file formats and storage devices
  • Batch operations for efficient management
  • Free and open-source software
  • This product is not developed anymore and might not function properly
  • Limited to Windows operating systems
  • Requires a disc drive to backup games

Wii Backup Manager is an invaluable software tool for Nintendo Wii enthusiasts looking to manage and preserve their game collections effortlessly. With its intuitive user interface, comprehensive features, and ease of use, it simplifies the process of creating backups, converting files, and transferring games between devices. Whether you're a casual gamer or a dedicated collector, the program is an excellent addition to your gaming toolkit.

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