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Programs and Utility

A lot of programs and utility have been created for The Sims 2. Here a little description of the major utility.

Cep Cep

The CEP enables colour options for many objects that Maxis shipped in only one colour, the CEP also enables colour options for a second part of the object, when Maxis offered only one recolourable part. Once installed the CEP, you'll be able to create additional recolours for those objects, or use recolours created by other users.

Download (free)
Maxis Conten Manager The Sims 2 Content Manager

The Sims 2 Content Manager is a simple tool that allows you to view modified content added to your game. You can then enable, disable or delete the content from this tool, and have this reflected in The Sims 2 game and it's expansion packs.

Download (free)
Sims2Pack Clean Installer Sims2Pack Clean Installer

Sims2pack clean installer is a tool for Sims 2 ™ and all the people who downloads a lot of custom content. S2PCI can be used to categorize, catalog or remove that content. It will also help you in installing your files. You will be able to preview some content before installing. It has a built in unrar and uzip routines, as well as possibility of installing dozens of files with single click.

Download (free) in order to work you need Microsoft .NET Framework (free)
Multi Sims2Pack Installer Multi Sims2Pack Installer

This tool is for all of you who download lots of walls and floors, but don't want to click on every file individually. Extract the program to your desktop and run it. You need to browse to the directory where you put all your sims2pack files and select a sims2pack file. The options allow to delete the sims2pack files after extract and to choose the destination folder of the extracted files. What do you wait? Download it now!

Download (free) in oder to work you need install Microsoft .NET Framework (free)
Collection Maker Collection Maker

This program is very helpful if you are tired to browse all buy mode catalog to find your favourite objects. With this utility you can create your own objects collection assign to their a name and icon, and decide the order to see them.

Download (free) in order to work you need to install Microsoft .NET Framework (free)
Home Crafter Home Crafter Plus

The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus is a powerful tool that lets you create unique design elements that you can use to personalize your environments in The Sims 2. Get creative and make your own walls, floors and more!

Download (free)
Simpe Simpe

SimPE is an Editor especially designed for modding The Sims 2. Whatever you want to change in your Game, SimPE can do it. It can perform simple tasks like tweaking your Neighborhoods, as well as more complex Operations, like Creating new Objects.It ships with a Plugin called Scan Folder, which you can use to Maintain all your Downloads, find some faulty packages (including Neighborhoods) and Fix them.

Download (free)

Remember that you need Microsoft Framework 2 (instead the oldest version that works with 1.1) to install and run Simpe. For the best use of Object Workshop you need DDS Utilities
Maya Maya

Maya Personal Learning Edition is a special version of Maya® software, which provides free access to Maya for non-commercial use. It gives 3D graphics and animation students, industry professionals, and those interested in breaking into the world of computer graphics (CG) an opportunity to explore all aspects of the award-winning Maya Complete software in a non-commercial capacity.

Download (free for not commercial use)
Gimp Gimp

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

Download (free)
Before installing Gimp you need to install this libraries http://download.com.com/3000-2192-10280276.html
Winrar Winrar

WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format. It can decompress 7ZIP, ACE, ARJ, BZ2, CAB, GZ, ISO, JAR, LZH, TAR, UUE e Z archive file too.

Download (free)
Blender Blender

Blender is the open source software for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback. Available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.

Download (free)
Milkshape Milkshape

MilkShape 3D is a low-polygon modeler, which was initially designed for Half-Life. During the development, many file formats have been added. MilkShape 3D has all basic operations like select, move, rotate, scale, extrude, turn edge, subdivide, just to mention a few. MilkShape 3D also allows low-level editing with the vertex and face tool. Primitives like spheres, boxes and cylinders are also available.

Download (free to trial 25 $/€ to buy)

If you want to open the files downloaded in these pages you must install WINRAR (you can download it here) and ACROBAT READER (download now).