in this instructable, you will (hopefully) learn how to put videos, music, and pictures on to your ds. once you get the hang of it, its actually quite simple. now... on with the learning!!

EDIT: for those of you who just need a converter, scroll down to the bottom and find the SUPER link (it's the name of the program)

Step 1: downloading your videos

have you ever wanted to download youtube videos so you can watch them any time you want without actually going to youtube.com? well, now you can. to put videos on your ds, all you have to do is get these things:

mozilla firefox
script for downloading youtube videos

now you are ready.

- go to youtube and find the video you want to download. click on it, and below the video playing screen should be a link that says DOWNLOAD (its there now because of the greasemonkey script)
- after downloading, save it as an .flv link and save it to your desktop or designated folder

you have now successfully downloaded a youtube video.
<p>What ds are we tacoing about DS or DS lite</p>
<p>It really doesn't matter which version. They are almost identical in terms of functions.</p>
<p>similar article find out at <a href="http://music2musiz.blogspot.com" rel="nofollow">here</a></p>
<p>will this work with the newer DS its not a DSi please help and how do I get this on if it does work</p>
<p>can you use any cord</p>
Actually it is not that complicated as this article said. At first, you need to get a flashcart, just <a href="http://www.dsflashcart.com/r4i-sdhc-3ds-flashcart-for-your-ds-dsi-3ds-p-250.html" rel="nofollow">buy r4i sdhc 3ds</a>, then download the moonshell which can let you enjoy the multi-mdeia features. then put the firmware in the root of your sd card, then put your videos, ebooks, MP3 in the sd card as well.
You didn't explain how to actually put it on your DS
You need an R4 cartridge
will i get a virus
im not shure but a round christmas time ill tell you because im getting a new computer be cause the one i have right now is windows 98 thats as old as me. Also i hope you have good virus software just incase but most likely you wont. and that is my final answer now do i win a coooooooookie?
Good Times.
&nbsp;Go to savevid.com to download the vids and you wont get any viruses.
All the popular devices have tones of unique formats and it's really cool to have all-in-one software which would allow to download online vids and to convert them to any format you want - <a href="http://www.riptiger.com/">RipTiger</a> is awesome download online video software! ;D
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ALERT this will not work with the new Nintendo DSi! unless you buy a new memory cart compatible for the DSi this method is obsolete.<br />
i recently tested this with a dsi in a store and you are right - i've forgotten what it does - if someone can tell me that would be great
R4 cartridge? Ebay, Amazon, Argos? What is is and where do I get it?
its something like the games and music thing for the ds, its a ds cartridge sorta with a memory card that you can hook up to your computer and put stuff on. they used to sell them even at target..but no more...i have seen them on electronics websites and the people who make action replay(datel) website...wow i talked alot there
they never sold them at target, LIES! well at least i think so.. i had to buy mine from links off r4ds.com<br />
Can u buy a R4 at a store?
Only in Europe:(
um..ok i dont know if it says it anywhere in your instructable but can you still play games and stuff and can it ruin your ds?????
yes you can still play games on the DS, because when you turn on your DS with your R4 in it, there are three pics to choose from: game, media, and slot 2. Game is where you will find your DS games that you got from wherever you did (most often downloaded, tsk tsk :P), media is where the moonshell will run automatically and then you will have access to your music and videos and all your other media. Slot 2 is for when you want to play a GBA game, then you'd click that.
are there viruses, cause my motherboard is easy to et virus and self destruct...
whats an r4?
Cool thanks i'm so gonna try this!
Can you put movies, music, etc. on your SD card and then put it in your DS?
yes. u only need an adaptor card like acekard2 or R4. i own an acekard2, which is very good. i bought it for 30 US$ and it supports microSD up to 16GBytes. for SD or CF cards (they are too big for SLOT1 use) u need a SLOT2 adaptor and some passme/flashme/softboot in SLOT1, but i dont recommend that. ah and btw i'm making a SLOT2 adaptor for custom NDS/L extension cards. when its ready ill post an instructable.
i have a nintendo DSi now which can take sd cards without an adapter and can hold songs, games, photos, etc. on it. You an also get on the Internet with it free of charge if you have a wireless broadband connection and you can get on a place calles the 'DSi Shop' and buy games and a web browser. if you get on the DSi Shop before October 5, 2009, you get 1,000 free DSi points. If you trade in your DS lite towards the DSi you get $70 off the purchase!
I made all my pics bmp files but they don't show up in my menu only if I make them nds files but it just has a white screen
try changing them to .gif or .jpg. not sure if .bmp is compatible with R4.. it might though.
png is a good format. jpg doesnt have good quality, and gif is sometimes not supported, and bmp are raw bitmaps, which do have biiig files.
I use ezflash 5 plus. I'm using moonshell to watch videos but I don't really like it. are there any other good video players for the DS?
not that i know of. try searching google for them, but i'm pretty sure the moonshell one is the most stable and convenient.
yeah moonshell is the best one i know, but one problem: i use moonshell for acekard2 and it sometimes switches from fullscreen to windowed mode while playing videos
Dude, great instructable, but I have a few questions 1 Do you only need Grease Monkey to download the Youtube Vids 2 After I've Downloaded them can they be converted to avi format thanks
now you technically don't need to have greasemonkey, there are plenty of youtube downloaders that are online and need no installation. they tend to download in .flv files, so just use SUPER or your favourite converter to convert it to .dpg or any other file you want.
Thanks Dude
but remember: the NDS needs dpg format, not avi! so if you have ripped a dvd (often illegal, i know) to avi or mpg files, u also need 2 convert it to dpg
I installed moonshell151_with_dpgtools121 on my R4 card, everything works well, games, mp3 and this video I downloaded .dpg Looney Tunes --- Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd --- Rabbit Fire (1951) I am trying to play some videos I downloaded from utube and so far nothing seems to work. I used Clip Extractor & saved the videos to avi. I used Super Video Coverter (v20009.build.35),to convert them to .dpg It worked fine. I used dpgshow.exe to watch them and all is great. I copy the files to my SD card and when I load Moonshell the files are not there! What am I doing wrong? Please, help me!
have you installed the latest moonshell and R4DS kernel? try that, otherwise did you download .netFramework? either that or your R4 software is missing a file or something. or maybe you flubbed a step.
the link to the site that you said "the youtube file is in .flv, you must download ANOTHER converter here" the site says sorry not available what do i do
the link to the other converter with no name says sorry not available what do i do
ok for those of you who are having problems downloading the video, just go<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.savevid.com/">here</a>, so just copy the video URL to the box in that site and it'll download for you.<br/><br/>as for the converters and dead links, try going<a rel="nofollow" href="http://warez-bb.org/">here</a> and looking for the converter, and just google batch dpg, or check the converter link for it. hope this helps!<br/>
oh and for the second link you need to make an account but it's free and it will not spam your email or give you any viruses (or shouldn't anyways). i've used that site for a while now and i haven't had any problems whatsoever.
Oh and the .net Framework failed for me too! but asithy workd so did putting music
can u use another converter because its not there any more thats wat it sayz respond fast thx
The link to convert the Flv to dpg doesnt work it just goes to katz and says" What would you like to search?" And the batchdpg converter link doesnt work either! Please reply and give me the links!

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