[SWITCH] HBUpdater V1.2 Released

The developer LyfeOnEdge has released a new juicy application for Nintendo Switch called HBUpdater. HBUpdater is an all-in-one solution for managing and updating homebrews for the Nintendo Switch, everything is downloaded directly from Github


  • Easily install lots of popular Homebrews
  • Add your github repositories to manage.
  • RCM injector (payload and injector both downloaded from Github)
  • SD backup and recovery tool
  • It keeps track of the homebrew and installed versions, compatible with Homebrew Appstore
  • The content includes tools, emulators, multimedia file viewers and custom firmware.
  • Blawar NUT with four-minute soft integration (downloaded only on request)


Noob-friendly GUI

Noob-friendly GUI

Install all homebrews!

Install all the homebrew

View update notes and install previous / legacy versions

View update notes and install previous / legacy versions

Built-in RCM injector (backend downloaded at first use)

Built-in RCM injector (back-end downloaded only on request)

SD backup tool

SD backup tool

RCM vulnerability check

Change serial number check

Scheduled features

  • Mod manager
  • NES Rom injector

How to use it:

  • Extract HBUpdater.zip
  • Install  Python
  • Double-click startHBUpdater.bat
  • Extract HBUpdater.zip
  • Mac users may already have installed a compatible version of Python, try double-clicking on HBUpdater.py – If the file opens in a text reader, close the reader and right-click on the file and open it with pylauncher
  • If the problem persists, install  Python
  • Extract HBUpdater.zip
  • Change to the directory in a terminal
  • Type “python HBUpdaterGUI.py”
    • If there are no dependencies, proceed as follows:
    • sudo apt-get install python3 python3-pip python3-tk
  • If you don’t know how to do it, you should probably use Windows.
  • To access USB functions you need to run Python with elevated privileges (sudo)