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TS4 Package Searcher

by CmarNYC Posted 23rd Feb 2016 at 12:57 AM - Updated 13th Oct 2016 at 12:40 AM by CmarNYC
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This is a little tool to enable users to find resources in the TS4 game packages. You can enter any combination of Type, Group, and/or Instance ID - for example you can enter a full TGI (type, group, instance) to find which packages it's in, or you can enter a Type ID to find which packages contain that type.

Although it can be used alone, the tool is designed to easily interface with s4pe. You can double-click one of the game packages your search has found, and it will open in s4pe. (Assuming you have s4pe and have it associated with the .package extension. If not, you'll get the standard Windows dialog asking you what program to open the file with.) You can also easily copy a TGI from an s4pe display and paste it into the Package Searcher; and copy a TGI from the Package Searcher and paste it into the s4pe filters using the 'Paste RK' button.

The latest s4pe release can be found here: https://github.com/s4ptacle/Sims4Tools/releases/

Additional Credits:
Many thanks to Inge Jones and Plasticbox for requesting this tool, and for several useful suggestions.
Download files
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
TS4PackageSearcher_1_0_0_3.zip | Description: Unzip and run TS4PackageSearcher.exe 97.3 KB 3,896 23rd Feb 2016
TS4PackageSearcherV1.0.0.3source.zip | Description: Source files - not needed to run the tool. Uses s4pi: https://github.com/s4ptacle/Sims4Tools 31.7 KB 1,212 23rd Feb 2016
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use 7zip (recommended), WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (OS X) to extract the file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s). OS X also has a built-in utility for that (just rightclick).

3. Unzip the download, open the application folder, and run TS4PackageSearcher.exe

Need more information?

Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 4

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Operating System: Windows
Utility Type: Miscellaneous
Plugin Type: Not Applicable

Tags: #Sims4, #TS4, #Package, #Search