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These tools may provide of some use if one were to modify or hack Plant vs. Zombies 2. There will be some tools which may be difficult to use, so I just may create separate pages on how to use them.

PC Applications

Name Description Author Download
Taji (Guide) Multi-use tool with several functions such as OBB/RSB unpacking/repacking, RTON/JSON conversion, PAM animation viewing, and several others. SmallPC Download
PyVZ2 (Guide) Fast tools for unpacking & patching OBB/RSB, converting RTONs/JSONs.

Beta from GitHub requires Python3 to work.


(1Zulu & Luigi Auriemma)



PvZ2Tool[1] A tool with several functions, such as unpacking the OBB/RSB, converting RTONs/JSONs, converting textures to PNG and back, and more. The zip password is 123. TileTurnip Download
ELM A spreadsheet which allows you to easily make levels. Ender Download
TextureUnpacker Can extract and convert PTX files into PNG files directly from the RSB and OBB.

Requires Java to work.

1Zulu Download
ItsP Dialogue Maker A simple tool which allows you to make dialogue for the game. ItsPforPea Download
HxD A simple hex editor. Maël Hörz Download
Mali Texture Compression Tool A tool which can compress textures into ETC1+A. Useful for texture modifications.

Can only compress ETC1+A textures.

Arm Limited Download
Ravioli Explorer It can open BNK files, and extract the WEM files within and convert them to playable formats. Stefan Mayr Download
WEM component A tool to convert WEM files to WAV. Requires foobar2000

Go to File, Preferences, and click on Install..., then select the file.

Peter Pawlowski foobar2000


rton2json & json2rton A pair of tools which can convert RTON files into JSON files and back.

Although outdated, they can still get the job done.

TileTurnip Download
rton-json A tool helps convert RTON to JSON and back (build with CMake for cross-platform). h3x4n1um Download
DataTools DiffTable, searcher, autocopy and zipper. Requires Python3 Nineteendo Download
  1. Note: PvZ2Tool is falsely detected as having a virus. So turn off your anti-virus or set it to trust this file when trying to use it.

Experimental tools (For research purposes only, reasons in BOLD)

All experimental PC Application will be put here.

Name Description Author Download
1bsr Pgsr Used to extract 1bsr & Pgsr. Requires Quickbms.

(breaks file names & doesn't fully support recent OBBs)

Luigi Auriemma Quickbms

1bsr script

OBBPatcher A tool that can extract and reinsert single files from and into an OBB.

Requires Java & manual configuration (versions.cfg).

1Zulu (script)

Nineteendo (versions.cfg)



json2rton & rtor A pair of tools which can convert RTON files into JSON files and back.

Are extremely tedious to use and are less capable.

TimespaceLY (json2rton)

Huang Chong Hong Hua (rtor)

RTONParser Can convert most RTON files into JSON files, although not back.

Requires Python3 & CMD arguments to work.

1Zulu Download

Mobile Applications

Name Description Author Download
PVZTOOL An Android equivalent to SPCUtil or taiji. It has several functions which can help convert RTONs/JSONs, images, pack/unpack and such. Instructions on how to use it are included. SmallPC Download
PyVZ2 (Beta) Fast tools for unpacking & patching OBB/RSB, converting RTONs/JSONs.

Requires Python3 to work.

Nineteendo (1Zulu & Luigi Auriemma) Python3


APK Editor (Pro) An app which allows one to modify the contents of an APK and repackage it with the modified content. The Pro version has some upgraded features SteelWorks Free


HEX Editor A simple hex editor which can edit files. Although free, it does have ads. First Row Download
Lucky Patcher A 3rd party app which can modify APK files, such as remove license verifications or enable In-App emulation. ChelpuS Download
VMOS An Android OS virtual machine for Android. Allows you to run another instance of Android OS and have it rooted within the VM without your device itself being rooted. Requires a more hefty device to use. VMOS Inc. Download
Game Hacker A memory editor for mobile devices. Although not as powerful as GameGuardian, navigation is a bit faster. Requires root. 烧饼哥 Download
GameGuardian Another memory editor for mobile devices. Is equipped with more features than SB Gamer Hacker, although is a bit more complex. Requires root. d2dyno Download