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SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH Quick Guide -How to use-

1 Installation

1.1 Installation

To install, double-click the installer icon of SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH. An InstallShield wizard will take over to guide you through the installation.

SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH Installer Icon

1.2 Choosing the Language

Choose [English] or [Japanese] to install SophiaCompress( BREW ) and its manuals in the language of your choice.

Click [Next] to move on.

1.3 License Agreement

Read the license agreement carefully. To accept the agreement and proceed to the next step, check [I accept the terms of license agreement] and click on [I accept].

Keep clicking on [Next] to complete the installation.

1.4 Completing the Installation

The installation has been successfully completed when [Install shield Wizard Complete] is displayed on screen.

The shortcut for SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH is automatically generated on your PC.

SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH Icon

Double clicking on the shortcut icon, will cause the following error message to pop up, because there is no license file yet.

SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH Error

1.5 Inquiring for a License File

A Host ID is required to inquire for a license file. Please use HostID.exe, in the same folder as SophiaCompress( BREW ), to obtain a Host ID.

Execute HostID from the SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH folder.

SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH Folder After Installation

* The above folder should be located at the following path by default.

Press the [Copy] button to copy the Host ID to the clip board.

Host ID

Fill in the blanks below, and send it to .

Subject SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH License file

Please send me license file for SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH.

1. Host ID:
2. Company:
3. Name:
4. Phone Number:
5. Email Address:

2 Startup

2.1 Running SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH

Put the license file(licence.dat) published by Sophia Cradle Inc., in the same folder as SophiaCompressBrew.exe.

Once the license file(licence.dat) is saved, double-clicking on SophiaCompressBrew.exe will boot up SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH.

SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH Folder After Setting a License File

* The above folder should be located at the following path by default.

2.2 Booting Up SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH

Booting Up SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH

3 Setup

3.1 Choose the File You Wish to Compress

Select the mod file you wish to compress in [Source module].

The file sample.mod will be compressed below. If it is specified correctly, the original size of the module file will be displayed in [Module size].

Choose the File You Wish to Compress

3.2 Choose BREW Version

Choose the [BREW Version].

Choose BREW Version

3.3 Choose Endian

Choose the [Endian].

Choose Endian

3.4 Choose Optimization

Choose the [Optimization]. Default is "for size".

Choose Endian

3.5 Choose Compression Type

Choose Direct Compression, Separate Compression, or Fork Compression.

Choose Compression Type

4 Executing Compression

Executing Compression

Choose a directory to save the compressed file.

Save the Compressed File

Click on the [Compress] button to start compression.

When compression has successfully been executed, the size of the compressed file is displayed next to [Module size] in green letters.

If the compressed file is bigger than its original size, the size of the compressed file will be displayed in red letters.

Start Compression

And the compressing history window below will appear.

compressing history window

Related Information

 SophiaCompress(BREW) EARTH User's Manual