The Nintendo 3DS can now have homebrew applications installed on the portable game console with the use of R4 3DS cards.
Now, I always mention that homebrew applications are a godsend for Nintendo 3DS owners. That is because they provide a lot of nifty features that are not present in the original Nintendo 3DS firmware.
We like to do a lot of stuff with our Nintendo 3DS and for you to be able to unlock its full potential, you need to have an R4 3DS card and you also want to install a lot of homebrew applications.
With that being said, wouldn’t it be great if there is a homebrew application that allows you to download multiple files all at once while using your Nintendo 3DS?
In other words, wouldn’t it be great if there is some sort of a download manager that can be installed on your Nintendo 3DS portable game console?
Actually, there is such a homebrew and I will talk about it in this article. The MultiDownload 2.1 is a homebrew application that pretty much acts like a Download manager like those found on the PC.
Basically, its main function is that it will allow you to download all files over the internet, meaning, it can download all files with different file types. Heck, you can even download torrents using this homebrew application!
Now, how do you install the MultiDownload 2.1 homebrew application in your Nintendo 3DS? Well, first and foremost, you need to have an R4 3DS card that has amazing homebrew applications support.
Next, download the necessary MultiDownload 2.1 files from Kartik’s Github page (credits to Kartik for this awesome homebrew application).
It will come in a zip file so be sure to unzip all of the contents. Plug your microSD card into your computer and transfer the unzipped files and put it in the ROOT folder of your microSD card.
Unplug your microSD card from your computer and place it inside your R4 3DS card. Plug the R4 3DS card to your Nintendo 3DS.
Next, fire up the Homebrew Launcher and choose to install the MultiDownload 2.1. Just follow on-screen instructions from here and it will reboot to signify that the installation process was a success.
Now that the MultiDownload 2.1 is installed, how do you actually download files over the internet? Well, all you have to do is copy the exact URL of the file you’re going to download and paste it into the MultiDownload 2.1’s interface.
After which, you will be prompted about where you want to save the file on your Nintendo 3DS. By default, it will ask you where you want to store the downloaded files but you can manually set a directory in the settings menu.
The MultiDownload 2.1 is one of the most useful homebrew applications you can install in your Nintendo 3DS.
Just remember that you will an R4 3DS card to install the MultiDownload 2.1. I highly recommend you install this homebrew application in your Nintendo 3DS.