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19 April 2013

How to Convert .img Recovery to .tar.md5 Flashable File (Windwos)

This tutorial is about how to convert the .img recovery (non flashable file in Odin3) to .tar or .tar.md5 (a flashable file in Odin3) by windows
This is too easy if you followed instructions

Requirements :
1- "Cygwin" Linux environment tool (Link below)
2- "Recovery.img" file (Link below) 

Instructions :
1- Install and Run "Cygwin"
2- Copy "Recovery.img" file to C:\cygwin\home\(PC name) and Paste it
3- Rename "recovery-clockwork-xxxxx.img" file to "recovery.img"
4- Type
tar -H ustar -c recovery.img > recovery.tar
Then enter
5- Type
md5sum -t recovery.tar >> recovery.tar
Then enter
6- Type
mv recovery.tar recovery.tar.md5
Then enter
You will find a new file "recovery.tar.md5"

You can also Type all cmd in one step
tar -H ustar -c recovery.img > recovery.tar
md5sum -t recovery.tar >> recovery.tar
mv recovery.tar recovery.tar.md5
If you want to end your file wilth *.tar ... Just type
tar -H ustar -c recovery.img > recovery.tar
md5sum -t recovery.tar >> recovery.tar
Done!
Links :
~ Cygwin HERE
~ CWM recovery HERE

5 comments:

  1. Replies
    1. You can open .tar.md5 files by opening with 7-zip
      It contains the .img files
      BR

      Delete
  2. Wow, that just made it too easy. Thanks!

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  3. Thanks so much. Needed CWM Recovery in a tar file and this did it for me - quickly too!

    Kudos.

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  4. thanks work for a modem??

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