Good Tools and what they do

There are a few very good programs around that I like to link with a short description of what they do.

There are a lot more tools around but those are more for creators and advanced user

Any Game Starter 3 by Johna

This tool lets you have multiple profiles of your game. For example you can have different languages or you can have one game with medieval stuff, one with pirate stuff and one with all your downloads. Anything that is normally stored in your user file folder can be different for ever Any Game Profile you have. You can even decide which EPs you want installed.

CC Magic by granthes

Lets you organize your custom content and combine package files to reduce lags. Many tutorials can be found throughout the net, like this one:  Tutorial: Getting Started with CC Magic

Custard by Delphy

This tool lets you have control over the Sims3Packs you install into your game. For a tutorial on how to use this tool, see Delphy’s Custard

Create your own no effects mod tool by velocitygrass

A tool which lets you create a mod that lets you decide which effects you want hidden. The mod you create needs updating with every EP-patch.

No (or fewer) automatic memories  by velocitygrass

A tool to make a mod in which you decide which memories are worth making.

Sims 3 Dashboard tool by Delphy

This tool helps you detect faulty Package files, fixes them if possible or lets you get rid of them. For a tutorial on how to use this tool, see Delphy’s Dashboard.

SimsReadmeGenerator by ChocoChipSim/Andu

Lets you create a Readme file for your uploads. What cc/Store and EP content did you use ?

The Sims 3 Crash Log Analyzer by FordGT90Concept

This tool  analyzes the crash logs your game creates when you experience a CTD. It tells you the possible causes of your crash and has some suggestions on how to get rid of them. If you get an unknown error you can post your crash log the comments of the tool and maybe Ford has a solution for you.

Sims3Pack File Generate Tool  by Sakura4

Convert package files into Sims3Packs

Sims3Pack Multi-Extracter by Delphy

This tool lets you extract the package files that are inside a sims3pack.

The Sims 3 Patch Downloader by FordGT90Concept

Let’s you download those patches without all the hassle the Launcher provides. Also patches ALL your games and not just the base game and your newest expansion pack.