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ROMInfo is for identifying arcade ROMs and checking if they are emulated yet.
It does this using the CMPro dats from the CAESAR database and should cover every arcade game emulated so far.

Download ROMInfo v2.8 (176KB)



24 March 2008 - ROMInfo v2.8

- Uses DatLib v2.24.
- Fixed crash (allzip had spurious carriage returns in kyukaidk).
- DatLib 2.23 also added the Generic XML format.

11 July 2006 - ROMInfo v2.7

- Uses DatLib v2.16.
- Fixed bug that messed up internal indices (affected crc matching)

6 December 2005 - ROMInfo v2.6

- Uses DatLib v2.13.
- DatLib v2.12 broke the RomCenter drivers (now fixed).

5 December 2005 - ROMInfo v2.5

- Uses DatLib v2.12.
- Fixed a rare crash (if the longest line in the dat was the last).
- Fixed a problem loading RomCenter data files containing [].

31 October 2005 - ROMInfo v2.4

- Uses DatLib v2.10.
- Fixed identification of ListXML for MAME+MESS v0.101u4 onwards.

28 February 2005 - ROMInfo v2.3

- Uses DatLib v2.2.
- Added support for tab delimited files.

22 July 2004 - ROMInfo v2.2

- Uses DatLib v1.8.
- Removed the need for xml2info by adding my own MAME XML parser.
- A nice side effect is that names like "Alien3: The Gun" work now!

11 July 2004 - ROMInfo v2.1

- Updated the source to use the new functions of DatLib v1.4.
- There is no functional change within ROMInfo though.

2 July 2004 - ROMInfo v2.0

- Modified to use DatLib - there are no game or ROM limits anymore!
- Also supports all DatLib formats (ListInfo, XML, RomCenter, etc).
- Note: For XML support to work, you need xml2info.exe in your path.

22 January 2001 - ROMInfo v1.03

- Added standard file support.
- Added support for multiple CRCs/files/zips.
- Added automatic logging (sends output to rominfo.log).
- Other minor improvements to the output format and the source code.

6 January 2001 - ROMInfo v1.02

- Drag and drop support added.

31 December 2000 - ROMInfo v1.01

- ZIP support added.

30 December 2000 - ROMInfo v1.0

- First public release.