Organizing MAME ROMs

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    I have thousands of ROMs in my MAME folder, and scrolling through them all is a bit of a hassle. I found a forum post from August 2012 mentioning a “sort alphabetically” option of the setup script that would organize ROMs into alphabetical subdirectories, but I don’t see that option anywhere. Is it gone? If so, is there an alternative?

    Also, I ran ES scraper but it didn’t do so well on my 0.37b5 romset. I’m trying again with the CRC option, but if that doesn’t work is there a definitive XML that someone has made for that?


    Profile photo of trimmtrabb

    Have a look at this script a member created a while back for generating a .xml list:

    If you have found the solution to your problem please mark the topic as resolved.

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    within emulationstation you can scroll by Character or even sort for example “most used roms”.
    these options u have to assign to a button when u first configure the emulationstation.
    (this prompt only shows up the first time you start ES, if you want to reconfigure just delete es_input.cfg and reboot)

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