Recalbox allows you to manage your files via the "share" folder.
You have two possibilities:
The "Share" folder is the one that allows you to manage the content of your Recalbox, it is available via the network.
It consists of several directories:
Put here bios that Recalbox needs, you can check the list of required bios via EmulationStation (
Some emulators require the bios to be in a subfolder or an extra copy in its roms directory. Refer to the documentation for each emulator.
Put here the videos you can see when you turn on or restart your Recalbox.
Content of the cheats that can be downloaded via the RetroArch menu.
Directory where your zipped roms are extracted before launching the game.
Place here the media you want to integrate to Kodi in the corresponding subdirectories:
Place your files here to replace the default background music in EmulationStation.
The files must be in
.OGGformat and have a sampling rate of 44100Hz and a bitrate greater than 256kb/s.
Place your overlays here to dress up the edges of your screen when a game is running.
Place your roms here in the subdirectories corresponding to the desired console.
Directory where your game saves are stored.
Directory where your game screenshots are stored.
Directory where your system shaders are stored.
Directory for Recalbox configurations and system.
Place your themes for your Recalbox's EmulationStation interface here.
Directory where your personal scripts can be stored.
To add your files (roms, game saves, bios, scrap data etc...) on your storage device, you have two possibilities:
recalboxdirectory and finally the
When you set up your wifi or connect a network cable to Recalbox, it automatically shares folders on the local network.
If you don't see your Recalbox on the network, try typing ``RECALBOX'' in the address bar of File Explorer.
If that still doesn't work, get your IP address. Then type your IP address in the address bar of the file explorer. (For example : \192.168.1.30).
If that still does not work and you are on Windows 10, you can also follow this tutorial.
Update the list of games:
UPDATE GAMES LISTS.
Restart your Recalbox:
You just need to copy your roms files to the directory corresponding to the console.
Example for the Super Nintendo:
You can use compressed roms (.zip, .7z) or uncompressed roms depending on the emulator.
For more information on the roms formats that are supported by an emulator, please see the
_readme.txtfile in each roms folder.
Some emulators require a bios in order to emulate games properly.
To check the MD5 signature of a BIOS, refer to the following page.
For the Neo-Geo, you need to add the BIOS
neogeo.zipin the bios folder or in the roms folder of the emulator with your Neo-Geo games /recalbox/share/roms/neogeo or /recalbox/share/roms/fbneo
For the Neo-Geo CD, you need to add the bios