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October 30, 2013 // 7:53 pm - Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer StevenCapes has unofficially updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.58.1 followed by v2.58.2 (DEX) and v2.58.3 dubbed Simplicity v2.58 with the changes outlined below.

Download: Simplicity v2.58.1.pkg / Simplicity v2.5.8.2 - DEX Support - BETA.pkg / Simplicity v2.58.3.pkg / GIT

To quote: Simplicity v2.58 - A Simple Kind of Loader - Brought to you by StephenCapes

Simplicity is a modified version of the well known backup loaded “Iris Manager”. The source version I started with is v2.58 by Estwald. The main reason for this fork was to simplify the GUI and make it look a little more polished. This is my first PS3 Homebrew release so go easy on me and let me know areas I could improve.

Changes from Iris Manager:

  • Background colors have been removed, leaving a simple black.
  • Music has been completely removed.
  • Date, Time, Temp, and Device Space has also been removed.
  • In cover flow mode game sorting by console has been removed.
  • FTP Icon’s color has been changed
  • Other minor GUI changes were made.
  • Navigation controls have been altered (“X” is accept, “O” is back, “Triangle” is game settings, “Square” is not used, “Select” is global settings “, “Start” is not used)
  • The rest stayed the same.

Changes for Simplicity v2.58.1:

  • added back the USB overlay

Other changes will be coming... Thanks you for your support!!

Changes for Simplicity v2.58.3:

  • removed game config*icons*(Direct Boot & Requires Disc) from game selection
  • made adjustments to the grammar throughout...
  • removed unnecessary notifications
  • removed the "Favorites" function
  • changed the font to the default PS3 font
  • added support for DEX versions 4.41, 4.46, and 4.50
  • cleaned up some of the coding and changed version to 2.58.3 (2.58.2 was a beta for DEX support)

Other changes will be coming...


Simplicity v2.58.1 (Iris Manager) PS3 Backup Game Manager Arrives

Simplicity v2.58.1 (Iris Manager) PS3 Backup Game Manager Arrives

Simplicity v2.58.1 (Iris Manager) PS3 Backup Game Manager Arrives

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

#388 - voice02 - June 12, 2015 // 12:05 pm
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thanks, its the best!

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

#386 - onlysmokereg - June 12, 2015 // 1:00 am
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i wish navi-x in showtime still worked

#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 with details below.

Download: IRISMAN3_47-FINAL-by Alexander.pkg (4.5 MB) / IRISMAN-347-master.zip (3.3 MB) / UP0001-IRISMAN3_47_1kk.pkg (4.5 MB) / UP0001-IRISMAN3_47_1kk.pkg (Mirror) / IRISMAN-master.zip / IRISMAN-master.zip (Mirror)

To quote, roughly translated: IRISMAN 3.47 by Alexander

IrisMAN 3.47 Changelog:


IrisMAN 3.47.1 Changelog: (via openmodding.net/T-ps3-ps3-irisman-3-47-1-unofficial-update-by-alexander?pid=100796#pid100796) 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).

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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 !