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SMS File Format

Emulator ROM image file (8-bit Sega Master System)

SMS is a file extension for a read-only memory (ROM) file extracted from a Sega Master System cartridge. SMS stands for Sega Master System. SMS files contain a copy of a Master System game, which can be used with a Master System emulator. SMS files allow the play of Master System games on other operating systems, including Windows. SMS files are created with a flash cart and software proprietary to the flash cart used.


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This was last updated in September 2010
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