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( How to ) convert a bootanimation zip to qmg file ?

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26th August 2013, 12:06 AM   |  #1  
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Hello guys . I need help converting a zip file to qmg file bootanimation I was researching and I found that you have to run a samsung program to convert the file .. the problem is that I don't have a computer now is there another way to get that done . Thank you very much in advance

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28th August 2013, 08:45 PM   |  #3  
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Hello guys . I need help converting a zip file to qmg file bootanimation I was researching and I found that you have to run a samsung program to convert the file .. the problem is that I don't have a computer now is there another way to get that done . Thank you very much in advance

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Ok fellas....for the ones who cant get this to work by flashing I will tell you how to get it to work. Very simple...
You need to open the zip. With either 7Zip on your pc OR a file manager like FX with root permission.
After you open the zip there is 2 files. You want to open the one named system. Inside that file is a media folder. Open that folder...
Now you should see 2 qmg files. You want to take those 2 files and replace the current ones you have now.
Go to system/media. Copy the 2 new files from the zip and replace the ones in system/media.
Reboot and your done.

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Alternative workaround to pursue: there is a way to use regular boot animation zip files instead of samsungs qmg. You've got to research this i dont do it myself. I just saw it somewhere. This way might suit you better.
29th August 2013, 03:47 AM   |  #5  
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Is there a way to do the opposite? To turn a qmg into png files?

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Hello guys . I need help converting a zip file to qmg file bootanimation I was researching and I found that you have to run a samsung program to convert the file .. the problem is that I don't have a computer now is there another way to get that done . Thank you very much in advance

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To the best of my knowledge you would need proprietary Samsung software to modify .QMG file. Your best bet is to find a kernel or ROM with custom boot animation support and put the boot animation. Zip in the /system/media folder.

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Ok fellas....for the ones who cant get this to work by flashing I will tell you how to get it to work. Very simple...
You need to open the zip. With either 7Zip on your pc OR a file manager like FX with root permission.
After you open the zip there is 2 files. You want to open the one named system. Inside that file is a media folder. Open that folder...
Now you should see 2 qmg files. You want to take those 2 files and replace the current ones you have now.
Go to system/media. Copy the 2 new files from the zip and replace the ones in system/media.
Reboot and your done.

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Hi mate.

Thanks for your advise. The ZIP file (folder system) have 4 .qmg files. I have copied all 4 files in the root\system\media and now the new bootanimation works perfect.

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