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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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#330 - PS4 News - January 29, 2015 // 1:30 am
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Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer Aldo Vargas (aka Aldostools) made available IrisMAN PS3 Backup Game Manager v3.40 followed by v3.41, v3.42, v3.43 and PS3 Tools Collection 2.7.35 with the changes outlined below.

Download: IRISMAN.v3.40.pkg / IRISMAN.v3.41.pkg / IRISMAN_Lite.v3.42.pkg / IRISMAN_Lite.v3.43.pkg / IRISMAN_3.44_BETA_TEST_ON_CFW470.pkg (8001003D error) / PS3 Tools Collection v2.7.35

Changelog 3.40 (Jan 28/2015)

  • Fixed issue scanning /PSXGAMES
  • Fixed pad response when the game list is empty.
  • Added support to load .sprx on slot 6 from File Manager

Changelog 3.41 (Jan 31/2015)

  • File Manager: Press triangle over a PKG on NTFs and mount it as /dev_bdvd.
  • Use Install Package Files from XMB to install the game without have to copy the pkg to HDD, saving time and space on hdd (no needing the double of free space to install games)
  • Any NTFS file can be mounted as /dev_bdvd (e.g. large pkg files, movies, iso, etc.)
  • Added quick fix mode (checking only the SFO to know if the game needs to be fixed)
  • Hold SELECT when selecting Test and Fix Games for full test/fix

Thanks to: Estwald, Joonie, Habib, deank, u$er, _NzV_, Cobra Team.

Changelog 3.42 (Feb 4/2015)

  • File Manager: Added support to create Fake ISOs of NTFS files on "My Games" (XMB).
  • The feature requires webMAN MOD 1.41.17
  • .ntfs[BDFILE] is created on /dev_hdd0/tmp/wmtmp for each selected file (use Square to select the files)
  • To access the option: Make Fake ISO, select one or multiple PKG, video or non-ISO file on a NTFS drive in File Manager, press triangle and go to the last option (Mount + Exit to XMB), press LEFT/RIGHT until it. shows "Make Fake ISO" and exit to XMB and the files should be listed under "Blu-ray and DVD".

This picture (below) shows some MP4 stored on NTFS and converted to Fake ISO to display them on XMB.

The file will be mounted as /dev_bdvd and played from Data Disk icon on video column. Packages files will be installed from "Standard Package Location".

Credits to Estwald for the fake ISO on Iris, ntfs library and raw_iso.sprx. Thanks also to deank and Cobra Team. Thanks to Joonie for his feedback and tests!

Changelog 3.43 (Feb 6/2015)

  • Fixed regression mounting of ISO.
  • Added support to make BDISO for non PS3 game folders.

PS3 Tools Collection 2.7.35 Changelog:

  • PS3 Covers Uploader 1.03: Added support for PS2/PSX retro covers (220x300 and 200x200 respectively). Title ids are auto-formatted for retro covers.
  • PKG ContentID: Added support to Make PKG on multiple selected folders.
  • PS3 Games Database 1.7.1: Added support to read the "db" from PSNDL
  • IRISMAN 3.40-3.41: Support added.
  • webMAN-MOD 1.41.16: Support added.
  • XMB Manager+ 0.23.001 (mod) for COBRA 7.0: webMAN.xml, web links, package manager and game manager.
  • lastGAME Customizer 1.5.1: Added lastGAME 12.0.

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#329 - jthebigman1 - January 22, 2015 // 7:16 pm
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Thanks. This website is so cool!

#328 - maxintr75 - January 22, 2015 // 2:15 pm
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thanks very much

#327 - themchim - January 18, 2015 // 6:37 am
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nice..

thanks!

#326 - jenedi - January 15, 2015 // 12:54 pm
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#325 - DaChilli - January 15, 2015 // 7:02 am
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#323 - juice3041 - January 8, 2015 // 2:33 pm
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#322 - resseth76 - January 7, 2015 // 1:09 pm
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#321 - yomismo 01 - January 6, 2015 // 2:15 pm
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