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Postby poiuy_qwert » Thu Feb 12, 2009 6:58 am

Note: All version numbers are the versions of the files hosted locally, check the Original Site (if given and not a direct download) for any updated versions, then report outdated programs in the thread.

BinEdit2 Image
BinEdit2 is the newest Dialog BIN editor for StarCraft (edits some of the gui like the main menu).
Author: FaRTy1billion (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: BinEdit


BWAI Downgrader v1.16.1 Image
BWAIDowngrader is a one-click downgrader that utilizes ShadowFlare's No-cd utility (which also has ToggleNX built in for Vista users!).
Author: bajadulce (Website)
Download: Original Site
Related: SCDowngrader
*support will no longer be provided for this program. The program is here for code/source only.


BWAI Launcher v1.3 Image
BWAI Launcher provides a handy way for users to mix-and-match a database of various AI's as well as allow modders a convenient way to distribute updated versions of their scripts. Program includes nearly every script featured over BWAI.com's history.
Author: poiuy_qwert (Website)
Download: Local


BWAI Replay Pak Image
A huge database of recorded AI vs. AI replays. The replays are blank in that the AI will play according to which script is loaded. Each script will play differently for the same replay.
Download: BWAIReplayPak


DatEdit v1.5d Image
DatEdit is an up to date, fully featured DAT editing program.
Author: BroodKiller (Website)
Download: Original Site (Source Code, Local)
Related: Arsenal ZERO, Arsenal III, PyMS


Extractmodtrg Image
Allows you to extract triggers (stripped Melee) from any map.
Author: unknown (Website)
Download: Original Site


FireGraft v0.93 Image
FireGraft is one of the most important programs in a modders arsenal. FireGraft is a button set editor with EXE edits (lets you customize StarCraft in more ways then ever!) and plugin support!
Author: DiscipleOfAdun (Website)
Download: Original Site
Local: BWAI.com version with 1.16.1 exe edits
*see this thread for more details
Related: MemGraft, MPQDraft


Game Template v1.0 Image
Game Template is a program found in German StarCraft mpq's for editing GOT files.
Author: Gage Galinger of Blizzard
Download: Local
Related: GotEd, PyMS


GRPEdit v0.5 Image
GRPEdit is a great GRP editor with a graphical preview.
Author: BroodKiller (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: PyMS, SFGrpConv


Hawt Tiles v0.9 Image
Hawt Tiles is the new tileset editor by FaRTy1billion.
Author: FaRTy1billion (Website)
Download: Local
Related: PyMS, TileEdit


IceCC v1.3 Image Image
IceCC is an IScript editor that extracts scripts to text files for editing. There is no graphical preview, but the lack of bugs makes up for that.
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local (Win), Local (Mac))
Related: ICE, PyMS
Related Templates/Tools:
Icecc Framesets.txt
a frameset template up to frameset 50 to help coders copy/paste framesets
Frameset Template.xls
An excel spreadsheet used to help label .bmps in any given Frameset
* uses the 2-4-5-4-2 setup for N-NE-E-SE-S directions


LoEdit v1.0 Image
LoEdit edits all LO? files using a GUI and a graphical preview of offsets.
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: PyMS


MPQDraft v2008.8.21.1 Image
MPQDraft allows in-memory patching of game data files, added features through plugins, and creation of self-executing mods.
Author: Justin (Quantam) Olbrantz (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: FireGraft, MemGraft


OLD Smacker Tools Image
Old Smacker Tools is used for editing .smks
Author: RAD Game Tools (Website)
Download: (Local)


OSMAP v1.10 Image
OSMAP by LegacyWeapon is used to unprotect maps. OPEN SOURCE FTW!
Author: LegacyWeapon (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: Unused UnProtector


PalEdit II Image
PalEdit is a palette and StarCraft special palette editor.
Author: FaRTy1billion (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: PyMS


PalPack Image
PalPack contains nearly every palette you will ever need.
Author: FaRTy1billion (Website)
Download: (Local)
Related: PyMS, Wireframe Palette


Playlist Plugin v1.13 Image
Allows you to use a playlist to play music
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: (Local)


ProTRG v1.1 Image
ProTRG is an advanced trigger creation language that is very useful for generating lots of SCMDraft triggers
Author: poiuy_qwert (Website)
Download:
Windows EXE: ProTRG v1.1 (1.7mb)
Source: ProTRG v1.1 (49kb, requires Python)


PyMS v1.2.1 Image Image
PyMS is a StarCraft modding suite containing 13 programs (and counting!) to edit most of the files used by StarCraft. It has many new and improved features, and is still being updated today!
Author: poiuy_qwert (Website)
Download: Original Site
Related: Arsenal Zero, Arsenal III, DatEdit, Game Template, GotEd, GRPEdit, Hawt Tiles, ICE, IceCC, LoEdit, PalEdit, RetroGRP, SCAIEdit, SFGrpConv, TBLEdit, TileEdit, WinMpq


SCAIEdit v3.1 Image
SCAIEdit is an AI script editor that has some good features, and some not so good.
Author: Gold Dragom
Download: Local
Related: PyMS


SCDowngrader v3 Image
SCDowngrader is an excelent tool that lets you downgrade/upgrade to any StarCraft patch (as long as you have the data for that version). Note: There are reports of this breaking version 1.10.
Author: FaRTy1billion (Website)
Download: Original Site (All Patches, Individual Patches, Local)
Related: BWAI Downgrader


ScmDraft2 v.080 Image
The #1 3rd party map editor.
Author: SuicidalInsanity (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)


SCMLoader v1.21 Image
SCMLoader lets you load custom data from map files, creating a mod in a map!
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)


SFGrpConv v1.0 Image
SFGrpConv is a GRP editor with no graphical preview, but has support for exporting/importing all frames to/from a single BMP.
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: GRPEdit, PyMS, RetroGRP


SPKEdit v1.2 Image
SPKEdit is the new parallax editor (edits the Space tilesets background)
Author: FaRTy1billion (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: SpaceEdit


TBLPad v2.0 Image
TBLPad is a StarCraft TBL file editor.
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: PyMS


Unused UnProtector Image
by Unused is used to unprotect maps. OPEN SOURCE FTW!
Author: Unused (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: OSMAP


WinMpq v1.66 Image
WinMpq is an MPQ Archiver.
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Related: PyMS
common files needed if experience errors:
VisualBasic4 runtime files
Runtime files Pack3
List files:
Starcraft BW.txt
(Zezula.net for more)


Wireframe Palette Image
A super basic wireframe Palette stripped down to the bare minimum colors.
Guaranteed you can't mess up with this one!
Download: (simple_wireframe.act)
Related: PyMS, PalPack
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Postby poiuy_qwert » Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:16 am

These programs below are outdated, and some can crash and/or corrupt your files. It is not recommended to use these, unless stated otherwise in the program description.

Arsenal ZERO Image
Arsenal ZERO is a text based DAT editor for Macs.
Authors: DI, BahamutZERO, OoklaTheMok
Download: Maplantis Backup (Local)
Replacement Program: PyMS


Arsenal III Image
Arsenal III is a DAT editor with a GUI (corrupts some dat files).
Author: Andy Bond of Camelot Systems
Download: FileFront (Local)
Replacement Programs: DatEdit, PyMS


BinEdit Image
BinEdit is a Dialog BIN editor for StarCraft (edits some of the gui like the main menu). This is not broken and can be used for BIN editing, BinEdit2 is just more up to date and user friendly.
Author: ShadowFlare (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Replacement Program: BinEdit2


Exe2Mpq Image
Can convert old cwads to mpqs and other various features.
Author: raogabriel
Download: (Local)
Replacement Programs:


GotEd Image
GotEd is a very old and limited GOT editor.
Author: Suicidal Insanity (Website)
Download: Original Site (Local)
Replacement Programs: GameTemplate, PyMS


ICE Image
ICE is an IScript editor with the advantage of having a graphical previewer. Note: This corrupts your files, only use it for previews if at all!
Author: Andrew (KramerBoy) Kolts
Download: Local
Replacement Programs: IceCC, PyMS


MemGraft Image
MemGraft is a button set editor for older versions of StarCraft. Can be very usefull for making mods on older versions, but its recommended to use FireGraft or MPQDraft.
Author: DarkWizard, updated by DiscipleOfAdun
Download: Maplantis Backup (Local)
Replacement Programs: FireGraft, MPQDraft


RetroGRP Image
RetroGRP is a very old GRP editor with limited functionality and is a bit buggy and annoying (though many people seem to like it anyway).
Author: Jeremy (RetroActive) Bake
Download: Maplantis Backup (Local)
Replacement Programs: GRPEdit, PyMS, SFGrpConv


StarGraft Image
StarGraft was the first button set editor. It still has quite a few bugs, but has copy/paste and save's to PAT files, which are compatable with MemGraft, so its still got its uses.
Author: King Arthur
Download: Maplantis Backup (Local)
Replacement Programs: FireGraft, MemGraft, MPQDraft


SpaceEdit Image
SpaceEdit is an old parallax editor (edits the Space tilesets background)
Author: Suicidal Insanity (Website)
Download: Maplantis Backup (Local)
Replacement Program: SPKEdit


TileEdit Image
TileEdit is the old tile editor which has some problems creating dublicate minitiles when saving.
Author: David (Nossirahdrof) Williams, assisted by King Arthur
Download: Maplantis Backup (Local)
Replacement Program: Hawt Tiles, PyMS

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