[Wii U scene] Aroma Beta-13 released

Released a new beta update of Aroma , the homebrew development environment for the Wii U console can be inserted into the “Health and safety notices” and automatically run on power up.



Aroma ‘s tools, modules and plugins are modular, which means that features can be easily added or removed.


This new version was made to fix several games/apps starting via the quick start menu (e.g. Rayman Legends , Star Fox Zero , Minecraft and Youtube ).


  • Compatibility with the latest firmware (5.5.5/5.5.6).
  • Free and persistent entrypoint (including an installer + cold boot option).
  • Compatible with existing entrypoints (browser exploits)
  • Easy installation and update: just copy the files to the SD card.
  • Built-in support for forms.
  • Integrated integration of the Wii U plugin system.
  • All modules and plugins use a separate memory heap to improve stability.
  • Plugins and homebrew applications can be used simultaneously.

These basic functionalities can be easily extended via plugins. The most common are:

More plugins will be added in the future, such as the ability to launch games from other regions (the most classic RegionFree), SDCafiine for game mods, screenshot plugins, and so on.

Also new is the “WUHB” format for homebrew, which bundles all the data needed for a homebrew application. These will appear directly in the Wii U menu (the format .elfis not supported by Aroma, in which case use Tiramisù).

If you want to switch from Tiramisu to Aroma just change the environment to ‘aroma’ after downloading and hold while the EnvironmentLoader is loading (usually when starting ‘Health and Safety Alerts’ or Wii U Coldboot) .

Quick installation

  • Download and extract the archive inside the SD card.
  • Run the environment via EnvironmentLoader. You may need to press and hold while starting EnvironmentLoader to force open the menu.


  • Fixed launching several games/apps via the quick start menu (e.g. Rayman Legend , Star Fox Zero , Minecraft and Youtube ).
  • Stopped getting the “write lock” error when no SD card is inserted.

Download: Aroma Wii U Beta 13b

Download: Source code Aroma Wii U Beta 13b

Source: twitter.com