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Important pack link update! (please read 9/16/16)

Postby foxfire667 » Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:36 am

Important pack link update!
All .rar files have been converted to .zip
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In preparation for a new, much more comprehensive on site pack scanning feature, all non .zip formatted packs have been reconverted and uploaded as .zip. This is important, as this means that all packs with non .zip extensions have had their prior links broken! This has effected 142 entries, as listed below. If any of these packs are yours, or if they are in the major packs entry, please make note to change the .rar part of the url to .zip as soon as possible! If your mirror link isn't working, this is why!

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11v3.zip
7mai1 (JP region change needed).zip
7mai2 (JP region change needed).zip
7mai3 (JP region change needed).zip
Ace Megapack.zip
Aluskk (JP region change needed).zip
Aoreo's Ariginals.zip
Aoreo's Snack Pack.zip
AoReStep 2.zip
Arrowdynamics.zip
BarX's Pad Selections v3.zip
Beast Aoreo BEAST! 3.zip
BEaST of Wister 1.zip
BEaST of Wister 2.zip
BEaST of Wister 3.zip
BEaST of Wister 4.zip
Beyond Legends.zip
Black, Death y Viking Folk Metal.zip
Bob Wister R3TURNS.zip
Bombastik cherry blossom pack 1.zip
Bombastik cherry blossom pack 2.zip
Bunch of Files You Probably Don't Have 2.zip
C0m37's Originals.zip
Ceteka Presents - Stepmania Masterpiece Theater Volume 1.zip
Ceteka Presents - Stepmania Masterpiece Theater Volume 2.zip
Chaomix Pack One.zip
Cirque du Beast.zip
Cloud's Nightwish Mix.zip
CoolStuff.zip
CX Project Volume 1.zip
CX Project Volume 2.zip
CX Project Volume 3.zip
CZ DDR x1.zip
D․O․W․N․S․ 1.zip
D․O․W․N․S․ 2.zip
Dance Dance Revolution GB Disney Mix.zip
Dance With Insanity Originals.zip
DancingStage SuperNOVA.zip
Dawn of VictoReaF.zip
DDRei-TournaMix-04.zip
DDRExtreme presents ChristmasMix.zip
DDRTime.zip
Devon's Expansion Pack.zip
DjReN.zip
Dubstep Minipack.zip
Episode I.zip
FEC1 Expansion Pack Final Revision.zip
FUCK ANIME PACK.zip
Grapes Pack 74 Files Full Of Grapes.zip
Gundam-Dude Solo Simfiles I.zip
Happy Xmas to all from Niclas.zip
Hard Shit 1.zip
Hard Shit 2.zip
Hard Songs Megapack Volume 9.zip
HBK Beatmania Special 76-100.zip
HBK Empathy 76-100.zip
HBK Synchro 26-50.zip
HBK Synchro 51-75.zip
HBK Synchro 76-100.zip
In The Groove Rebirth 2 (BETA).zip
ITG Foonmix Complete Pack.zip
ITG Tournament Remix 3.zip
Jmar's Alpha & Omega.zip
Joe2 best of collection 4.zip
Kaiten's dumbstream pack 2.zip
KOTC2 Expansion Pack (REVISION 1).zip
Loaded Futurepack.zip
Long Version Mix.zip
Makina Marathon.zip
Mandoodles Sparkle Sparkle Pack.zip
Micro THE Pack.zip
MIDI Sightreading Tournament Pack.zip
Mizuki's Simfiles.zip
Mozee Metal.zip
Mute Sims 1.zip
Nanahira Minipack.zip
New Text Document - Copy.txt
No C-MODE Pack.zip
ODIPack3.zip
Otaku's Dream Mix 2 (Pad).zip
Otaku's Dream Mix 3.zip
Otaku's Dream Mix Mini.zip
Pack 1 Janus.zip
Pack 2 Janus.zip
Pack 3 Janus.zip
Pack 4 Janus Dios.zip
Pack 5 Janus.zip
Pack 6 Janus.zip
Pack 7 Janus Dios.zip
Pack 8 Janus.zip
Peace out pack.zip
PIU.zip
Power Metal y Heavy Metal.zip
PsYcH TeChNo.zip
Psychoriginals V.zip
R21freak Secret Stepfile Santa 6.zip
R21Freak's Friendship Pack 2 DONE.zip
Reach Originals [106 MB Version].zip
REVOLVER -1ST CHAMBER-.zip
S․I․D Sound Original Song Total Collections Package.zip
Seossi's Package (The 2nd).zip
Skor.zip
SMOC Collaboration Pack 2.zip
Solo Japan Pack 2.zip
Solo Monogatari 2 (No Videos).zip
Splash Mix 2.zip
Splash Mix 3 Final.zip
Splash Mix.zip
Sputnik mix.zip
SS 25th Style.zip
Stepmania․fi Community Pack 1.zip
Stepmania․fi Community Pack 2.zip
Stepmania․fi Community Pack 3.zip
Stupid Doubles Charts.zip
Sudziosis II.zip
Summer Dance.zip
SUPERNOiA.zip
Tachyon Alpha.zip
Tachyon Beta.zip
Telperion's Double Take.zip
The Foop Toobin Pack.zip
The Paradise Sampler.zip
The Really Shitty gold stinger Pack that NO ONE will ProbAblY play V4.zip
TheBoxX PaxX.zip
Toni's Maximal Pack.zip
Toph Originals [102 MB version].zip
Touhou Dancing Delusion.zip
Touhou Pad Pack Rebirth.zip
Touhou Pad Pack.zip
Tournament Qualifers.zip
TranceMania 2.zip
TranceMania.zip
UKSRT 1.zip
Ultramarathon Gigapack.zip
Unreal Tournament.zip
VGMPP.zip
Xclusive MegaPack.zip
Xiao's Solo Beginner Pack I.zip
Xiao's Solo Beginner Pack II.zip
Xiao's Solo Beginner Pack III.zip
YTMND The Soundtrack.zip
Z-Descargas.zip
Zuke's Megapack.zip
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Re: Important pack link update! (please read 9/16/16)

Postby Thumbsy » Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:48 am

This is pretty hype, I've seen a little preview of the new search engine that is tied to this new scanning feature. Looking promising! Keep up the good work guys

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Re: Important pack link update! (please read 9/16/16)

Postby Uberknife » Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:06 pm

Can't wait for the update!

Just to clarify, if I have the .rar downloaded and extracted into my songs, will I need to redownload/extract the .zip to play with those who got the .zip? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Important pack link update! (please read 9/16/16)

Postby foxfire667 » Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:47 pm

You're fine! The packs are the exact same, they are just stored in a different format. If you already extracted the .rar, you don't need to re-download it as a .zip. The only thing this breaks is offsite links people may have posted to the SMO mirrors, which this is addressing.
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Re: Important pack link update! (please read 9/16/16)

Postby VideoGameStar » Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:39 am

Well, this is nice! those that don't have winrar and can't afford it will now be able to play these packs once someone uploads the original!

Although, I never thought that some DDR packs were .rar formatted.
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Re: Important pack link update! (please read 9/16/16)

Postby Cube » Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:02 pm

People buy winrar?

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Re: Important pack link update! (please read 9/16/16)

Postby foxfire667 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:32 pm

VideoGameStar wrote:Well, this is nice! those that don't have winrar and can't afford it will now be able to play these packs once someone uploads the original!


You do not need WinRAR in order to view and extract .rar compressed files. There are alternatives, such as 7Zip which will let you do this and much more for no cost whatsoever. Even if there weren't though you could just use WinRAR on a trial, there are no restrictions on it at all. It's merely an ease of access thing so additional programs don't need to be searched for, as well as for consistency and so the new scan feature can read the packs.
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