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November 18, 2013 // 7:07 pm - Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer aldostools updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.60B-1 followed by some unofficial updates with the changes outlined below.

Download: UP0001-IMANAGER4_00-VER260BMOD000001-A0100-V0100-PE.pkg / IrisManager_2.60B-1_(mod)_src.rar / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B4) / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B4) (Mirror) / IRISMAN_src.rar (v2.60-B4) / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B5) / IRISMAN_src.rar (v2.60-B5) / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.60-B6) / IRISMAN_src.rar (v2.60-B6) / IRISMAN.pkg.239.v2.60B-7.pkg

To quote: well, as everyone is creating his own fork... I decided to make my own fork.

It is not intended to be a competition entry nor a replacement of any manager. I made this fork just for FUN (and for educational purposes)... Do not expect any new fancy feature... it is basically the same 2.60B (with all the Cobra stuff added by Estwald) with IMHO a better button layout and a couple of cosmetic changes. For respect to the original dev, I didn't use a different name and just added the term "(mod)".

Holding L2 or R2 when the program starts you can go directly to File Manager. Some of the changes are:

File Manager:

  • Select + Start access the File Manager (like multiMAN)
  • L1 / L2 in File Manager scroll by page
  • Left Dir / Right Dir changes to focus to left/right (top/down) panel (formerly L1/R1)
  • Select + O prompt if you want to exit to XMB from File Manager
  • O on the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB
  • Triangle is menu (like in XMB)

Game List:

  • Select + O on the Game List asks if you want to reboot the PS3
  • Triangle is menu (like in XMB)
  • O is cancel (like in XMB)
  • L2 + Start switches between coverflow/game list

I was going to keep it for personal use, but I think someone could find it useful and use the changes that I made to improve the Manager.

Update: Ok, I changed the ID to IRISMAN00.... For the moment I "changed" the name to "Iris MANager (mod)". Obviously the "MAN" in uppercase is a direct allusion to multiMAN (most of the changes were made to resemble it). If someone can suggest a better name... I can change it....

PS. the version with the new name has now 3 GUI modes: grid 6x4 from PS3ITA, the original grid 4x3 and the recent coverflow.
PS2. Although the file name still says "IMANAGER4", the content ID is "UP0001-IRISMAN00_00-VER260BMOD000003"

Changelog 2.60B-1:

Holding L2 or R2 when the program starts you can go directly to File Manager. Some of the changes are:

Buttons / Function

File Manager

  • Start + Select: Access the File Manager (like multiMAN)
  • L1 L2: In File Manager scroll by page
  • Left / Right: Changes to focus to left/right (top/down) panel (formerly L1/R1)
  • Select + O: Prompt if you want to exit to XMB from File Manager
  • O: On the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB
  • Triangle: On the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB is menu (like in XMB)

Game List

  • Select + O: On the Game List asks if you want to reboot the PS3
  • Triangle: Is menu (like in XMB)
  • O: Is cancel (like in XMB)
  • L2 + Start: Switches between coverflow/game list

Changelog 2.60B-2:

  • Added option to disable the integrated fan control utility (it does not try to load the payload)

Changelog 2.60B-3:

This is an unofficial version of Iris Manager 2.60B. This version includes all the nice Cobra features added by Estwald. The changes that I made are mainly related to the user interface (buttons layout are more XMB-like, quick access to File Manager, progress bar when game list is scanned, colors, 3 gui modes, etc.).

It also includes the Payloads for 4.41DEX/4.46DEX/4.50DEX and the grid 6x4 from Rancid-O's PS3ITA Manager. The most notable feature is that unlike the official version, it scans GAMES/GAMEZ/GAMES_DUP/GAMES_BAD on the external drives.

  • Now scans for PS3 games in the following folders: /GAMEZ, /GAMES, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD (external drive)
  • The Yes/No dialogs can be cancelled with CIRCLE
  • Added payloads for 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA (all the credits to Rancid-o / Zz_SACRO_zZ)
  • In File Manager, the O now acts like multiMAN's mmOS (show file menu) (exit to Game List with Select + Start -> same as multiMAN)
  • Now there is a progress bar when games are being scanned
  • Quicker access to the File Manager with L2 or R2 when the program starts (now it does not scan the game list)
  • Exit from File Manager does not scan the game list unless there was a copy/delete/move activity (use R3 if you need to refresh the list)
  • Now it also has mode 6x4 from PS3ITA for a total of 3 modes (coverflow, 6x4, 4x3). (I had many freeze issues with the mode 8x6, so I didn't add it)
  • Changed the Tilte ID to "IRISMAN00" to avoid conflict with Iris (official version).

Changelog 2.60B-4:

  • Auto preview images in FM (.png, .jpg)
  • Support to .ISO.0 (uppercase) in FM
  • Custom ftp commands (SITE SHUTDOWN, SITE REBOOT)

Changelog 2.60B-5:

  • Added auto-launch of PSX ISO if found in /USRDIR/ps1_iso/ (now you can create your own bootable PSX isos on non-cobra CFW or replace the self+eboot in PS1toPS3's USRDIR folder to run it on CFW 4.46-4.50).
  • Fixed bug: ISOs were listed 4 times
  • Improved mount last game (holding L1 when the program starts)
  • Improved PSX ISO split list: now can be cancelled, use UP/DOWN to select
  • File Manager is more responsive, EBOOT and ISOs are listed in green
  • Fixed freeze accessing Game Option from grid 4x6.

Changelog 2.60B-6:

  • Added GUI mode 8x6 from PS3ITA (now there are 4 GUI modes)
  • Added memory card configuration launching IRISMAN and holding L1/R1 when a PSX ISO exists in USRDIR/ps1_iso/
  • More bug fixes.

Changelog 2.60B-7:

  • Fixed a bug that caused an exit to XMB while changing the settings in the GUI modes 6x4 and 8x6.
  • Added a progress bar to Fix File Permissions.

Iris Manager v2.60B-1 PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated by Aldostools

Iris Manager v2.60B-1 PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated by Aldostools

Iris Manager v2.60B-1 PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated by Aldostools

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#389 - PEPETONIO - June 12, 2015 // 4:55 pm
thanks for helping me.

#388 - voice02 - June 12, 2015 // 12:05 pm
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#387 - Crypto71 - June 12, 2015 // 1:23 am
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Thanks for your excellent work

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#385 - PS4 News - June 11, 2015 // 10:49 pm
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Following the previous update and Ferrox v1.00 4.75 PS3 CFW release, today PlayStation 3 developer Alexander unofficially updated the IrisMAN PS3 backup game manager by aldostools to version 3.47 to support PS3 4.75 Custom Firmware followed by bugfix v3.47.1, v3.48 (which includes 4.75 DEX support), v3.49 (adds 4.76 CEX support) and v3.50 with details below.

Download: IRISMAN3_47-FINAL-by Alexander.pkg (4.5 MB) / (3.3 MB) / UP0001-IRISMAN3_47_1kk.pkg (4.5 MB) / UP0001-IRISMAN3_47_1kk.pkg (Mirror) / / (Mirror) / IrisMAN 3.48 Unofficial (4.75 DEX) by / IrisMAN 3.48 Unofficial (4.75 DEX) by (Mirror) / (Source Code) / IRISMAN_349.pkg / Joonie86 IrisMAN GIT / IRISMAN_Lite.v3.50.pkg / IRISMAN_350.rar (Source Code) / IRISMAN_Lite.pkg.154.v3.50.1.pkg

To quote, roughly translated: IRISMAN 3.47 by Alexander

IrisMAN 3.47 Changelog:

IrisMAN 3.47.1 Changelog: (via attempts to fix the following glitch:

From Charlie.bucket: freezing after starting any mounted game, forced to hold power button for 30 seconds, after 3 times of freezing/resetting i got caught in a restore database loop and had to re-install ferrox 4.75 v1.00.

  • Updated new MAMBA of _NzV_
  • Updated patches deank with those of M @ tsumoto

Special thanks to aldostools to his manager and I hope you come back soon on the scene. The boys MiZiO90 , SNK , REIZA72 (Beta Tester).

Without a valid DUMP you can not get IDPS, LV2MOUNTADDR .... For the rest of the lv2kernel.elf it has everything, or almost.

I'm working on porting the 4.75dex (IrisMan Unofficial). If you might be interested, to integrate them into webmanmod in a future release of 475 DREX.

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Coming Soon... Full support mamba, 475dex, control fan and much more...

From Joonie: Just in case you want to compare with my port, btw for MAMBA I suggest using the offsets on my COBRA source, I verified them 4 times already unless you want to double check for me

Download: payload_475dex.c

IrisMAN 3.48 Unofficial (4.75 DEX) Changelog:

  • Added support payload 4.75dex
  • Added support payload 4.75dex control fans
  • Porting mamba 4.75dex
  • Thanks to joonie for syscall unmount (reported on some games error 8001003D)

IrisMAN v3.48 Changelog:

  • Payload added to the Custom Firmware 4.75 DEX;
  • Added payload for the Fan Control for Custom Firmware 4.75 DEX
  • Full support for the payload mamba 4.75 DEX
  • Latest patches for deank 4.75DEX
  • API CORE 475DEX included in src.

I thank the guys for Dump LV2 and testing (SNK, MiZiO90)

Thanks to Joonie correction "UMOUNT SYSCAL" (Some games on the folder, reported the error 8001003D)

IrisMAN v3.49 Changelog:

  • Added 4.76 CEX support [although not needed]
  • Fixed 4.30 DEX payload , now MAMBA fully works without freezing

IrisMAN v3.50 Changelog:

  • Improved support for BD Mirror on Cobra/Mamba
  • Added support to unmount games mounted by webMAN
  • sk1e payload now uses syscall 38 to avoid conflicts with Mamba/Cobra syscall 8
  • Updated Mamba to add back the Cobra PSX emulation and extended lv1 peeks
  • Now the GUI can be controlled by multiple game pads (instead of the first connected)

IrisMAN v3.50.1 Changelog:

  • Backup game disc now ignores the whole PS3_UPDATE folder

Finally, from pinky: an even easier pkg install for that theme:

Download: EP0001-LOSTSPACE_00-LOSTINSPACETMEME.pkg (7.64 MB)

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#384 - LinearBitxh - June 7, 2015 // 10:03 pm
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it's nice, i like really like it !

#383 - ImAPineapple - June 7, 2015 // 7:36 pm
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This app is so helpful, thanks dude

#382 - dahummer - May 25, 2015 // 11:17 am
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nice work, thanks.

#381 - Microbox6 - May 20, 2015 // 12:13 pm
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Thanks for the pkg!

#380 - th3ch1ld - May 17, 2015 // 6:35 pm
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Cool thank you so much for this article ! It'll be useful really nice !