See you in some weeks Read full article
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:18 pm


I will take a break for holidays. Keep sending issues report.

There are not a lot of bugs for now, but a new fix version will be released in august.


Romcenter 4.0.0 Read full article
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:30 pm

At last, after seven years of development, romcenter 4.0.0 is ready.

Romcenter 4 is a complete rewrite of romcenter 3.7 in c# language using microsoft visual studio.

Compared to previous 3.7 version, it provides same features with a new interface and an updated engine.

Requirement : .net framework 4, windows xp to windows 10

You can report issues [url=]directly here[/url]. You can also vote for your favorites work items.

Note: in case of bug, please join the romcenter log file C:\ProgramData\romcenter\romcenter_xml.log

Feel free to visit the [url=]forum[/url] if you need help.

[img=]Main window[/img]

[img=]Rom files view[/img]

[img=]Renaming all files[/img]

[b]RomCenter 4.0.0[/b]

What's new from
  • [*] Add 27 systems datafiles generated from mame 208

  • [*] Add more precise log messages

  • [*] Extend text filter search to more games and files columns

  • [*] Faster operations when a lot of items are selected

  • [*] Add backup strategy selection on startup

  • [*] Improve container remove method to reliably handle on-success db operation.

  • [*] Rewrite version comparison

  • [*] Update some components

  • [*] Faster dat import

  • [*] Clean and fix games selection

  • [*] Clean files/fileroms view selection

  • [*] Handle operations exceptions. Display only one dialog and cancel.

  • [*] Disable 'remove zip comment' by default

  • [*] Fix deleted items not sent to recycle bin

  • [*] Fix refresh database deadlock

  • [*] Fix settings when backup path not selected

  • [*] Fix filters not working with grey disks

  • [*] Fix some views not translated

  • [*] Fix crash when opening a db from a non existent folder

  • [*] Fix error when temp folder deleted

  • [*] Fix a bug causing an index error

  • [*] Fix crash when 'backspace' typed in view

  • [*] Fix detail view not updated when master is empty

  • [*] Fix loading error with some utf-8 dat

  • [*] Fix invalid cast when updating view data

  • [*] Fix loading libretro mame2003 dat (double <driver>)

  • [*] Fix no detail item selected after operations

  • [*] Fix wrong files identification when fixing from a rom selection

  • [*] Fix plugin not always detected when dat is filtered

  • [*] Fix ribbon staying active after trying to open a missing db

  • [*] Fix unzipped files not renamed

  • [*] Fix wrong file status for single files

  • [*] Fix db name not changed when updating dat.

  • [*] Fix detail view not cleared when filtering the selection.

  • [*] Fix empty backup folder settings blocking save in options.

  • [*] Fix items selection identification when rom selected

  • [*] Disable for now usage of extension calculated by plugin (use datafile rom extension instead).

  • [*] Bug #10: Issues When Archive Folder Runs Out of Space

  • [*] Bug #111: RC3 trying to rename files that have correct name

  • [*] Bug #124: Writing gamename in FILTER box is not working for many games.

  • [*] Bug #128: MAME 2003 PLUS libretro core xml error

  • [*] Bug #129: Crash opening "settings" dialog when a non-existent database is selected.

  • [*] Bug #136: Cancel running operation, buttons (yes/not) are inverted

  • [*] Bug #137: Selected file when playing with filters

  • [*] Bug #140: NES plugin not working/triggering when selecting only USA region

  • [*] Bug #142: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.

  • [*] Bug #143: Splash screen "BACKUPED" should be "BACKED UP"

  • [*] Bug #144: Fix process extremely slow on large collections

  • [*] Bug #145: Romcenter doesn't recognize Roms it should

  • [*] Bug #148: InvalidOperationException: Added item does not appear at given index '0'.

  • [*] Bug #151: Directory not found - RomCenter will now close

  • [*] Bug #153: Problems with paths longer than 260 characters

  • [*] Bug #154: Cannot create database from latest TOSEC dat

  • [*] Bug #156: Adding the same folder twice leads to a buggy state

  • [/list]


    :arrow: [url=]Download windows installer version[/url]

    :arrow: [url=]Download portable (no install) version[/url]

    Have a look at the [url=]quick start tutorial video[/url] on how to start fixing roms with romcenter.

    [url=][img=]Main window[/img][/url]

    Following up-to-date datafiles (built from mame) are provided with this release:

    capcom cps-1 v0.210

    capcom cps-2 v0.210

    capcom cps-3 v0.210

    cave pgm v0.210

    irem m-72 v0.210

    irem m-92 v0.210

    konami system573 v0.210

    mitchell v0.210

    namco s1 v0.210

    namco s2 v0.210

    sega model 1 v0.210

    sega model 2 v0.210

    sega model 3 v0.210

    sega naomi v0.210

    sega stv v0.210

    sega system 1 v0.210

    sega system 16 v0.210

    sega system 18 v0.210

    sega system 24 v0.210

    sega system 32 v0.210

    sega system c-2 v0.210

    snk neogeo v0.210

    taito f2 v0.210

    taito f3 v0.210

    toaplan v0.210

    triforce v0.210

    williams v0.210


    Romcenter 4 final release news Read full article
    Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:45 pm

    Hi all

    The final release is a little bit delayed due to some unexpected bugs during latest test process.

    I hope to get the version ready by the middle of june.

    Stay tuned !

    Romcenter 4 rc4 Read full article
    Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:05 pm

    New release candidate released.

    You can report issues [url=]directly here[/url]. You can also vote for your favorites work items.

    Note: the romcenter log file location is displayed in the log window at startup.

    Feel free to visit the [url=]forum[/url] if you need help.

    [b]RomCenter 4.0.0.rc4[/b]

  • [*] Improve view update sync

  • [*] Unzipped roms are no more processed when renaming games and reverse

  • [*] Add ability to update from lower database version

  • [*] Add backup folder info on status bar

  • [*] Add new '.tsx' plugin

  • [*] Add path access status check when opening db or refreshing paths

  • [*] Improve status bar layout

  • [*] Add plugin comment column in filerom view

  • [*] Add plugin dll check when importing dat

  • [*] Add possibility to close all rompaths (select paths node)

  • [*] Display real searched rom signature in gameroms (used with crc collision)

  • [*] Faster db export (speed up db migration)

  • [*] Faster unzipped roms operations (consoles)

  • [*] Hide play dos window

  • [*] Improve files analysis when launching game

  • [*] Improve http link for xp

  • [*] Link help (F1) to wiki

  • [*] Optimize adding missing rom (speed up operations on rom)

  • [*] Optimize move rom analysis

  • [*] Update 7z lib

  • [*] Fix removing single files

  • [*] Fix double view refresh

  • [*] Fix loose node selection on refresh

  • [*] Fix nodump unzipped bios rom detection

  • [*] Fix bios rom as simple file not moved

  • [*] Fix db deadlock

  • [*] Fix expected file sometimes in uppercase

  • [*] Fix extension added when rom has no extension

  • [*] Fix multiple rows error when updating mame db

  • [*] Fix problems with crc collision

  • [*] Fix 'del' shotcut not working

  • [*] Fix 'rom not found' error when moving rom

  • [*] Fix bad samples identification

  • [*] Fix bug in missing rom detection

  • [*] Fix cancelation during path import

  • [*] Fix chd double extension

  • [*] Fix chd merge name extension missing

  • [*] Fix chd moving collision

  • [*] Fix chd status not handled

  • [*] Fix crash when '#' char in romcenter path

  • [*] Fix crash when clearing sample folder and then change sample mode

  • [*] Fix crash when dropping rompath

  • [*] Fix crash when fixing bios in split sample mode

  • [*] Fix error creating file (output char too small)

  • [*] Fix games samples layout not always correct

  • [*] Fix modes not always refreshed in status bar

  • [*] Fix newlines in dialog messages

  • [*] Fix plugin extension not displayed in view

  • [*] Fix problem when reloading paths with samples path defined

  • [*] Fix problems with rom cases when renaming

  • [*] Fix sample path not reset when changing sample mode

  • [*] Fix some empty files not removed

  • [*] Fix some problems with 'remove roms'

  • [*] Fix some samples identification in merge mode

  • [*] Fix sometimes crashes when leaving rc

  • [*] Fix stop button enabled/disabled

  • [*] Fix typo

  • [*] Fix wrong log when empty folder is missing in torrentzip

  • [*] Fix wrong status after renaming chd

  • [*] Fix wrong status when removing useless rom

  • [*] Fix zip comment not cleared on view

  • [/list]

    [url=]Free download here[/url]

    Have a look at the [url=]quick start tutorial video[/url] on how to start fixing roms with romcenter.


    Back to work Read full article
    Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:06 pm

    Hi all

    Happy new year to all of you.

    I'm back to romcenter after a little break for christmas. 8)

    I will fix a couple of bugs before releasing the next version. So stay tuned... :super: