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February 1, 2012 // 6:52 pm - Today PlayStation 3 developer PsDev has made available PS3Tools GUI Edition, which is a suite consisting of several PlayStation 3 utility PC applications.

Download: PS3Tools GUI Edition Application

To quote: Features:

  • Can unpack any "PS3" Firmware up to date. Gets really fast after first or second use.
  • A console is built into the program showing you the exact log a cmd would.
  • Can Decrypt PS3/PSP retail PKG files (Signed by sony installable via OFW).
  • Can readself of, Appldr, lv0, lv1ldr, lv2ldr, isoldr, EBOOT.BIN or if any of the things that you want to read are not listed on a button you can run a custom command to do it, for example: aim_spu_module.self just type that in where it says input and it will read it. So any file that is possible to use via readself, can be done in a fast manor 1-2 sec.
  • A full featured .Conf editor. view .Conf files edit them then hit save button when finished.
  • A awesome Core_os_package tool that can decrypt, extract and encrypt the Core_os_package.pkg all in about 1-2 sec.
  • Sign pkg for 3.55 or 3.41
  • UnSELF a file.
  • Build SELF a file.
  • Whenever a tar file is modified, it's permissions need to be set, this tool can do that for you. fix the tar file for the following FW. retail fw up to 3.72, debug fw up to 3.72 and retail and debug fw 4.0.

Usage:

Lets use a example: If you want to unpack a ps3 update just get the PS3UPDAT.PUP

(Don't change the name of any file in ps3 FW keep original) and put in tool folder, run my program click unpack and it will unpack it.

So like if you want to fix tar make sure the update_files.tar stays the same name and put in the main folder where program is located. same for anyfile keep the original name. So it's pretty simple just drag the file that you want the tool to do something with and keep the original name.

Here is a video I made (I am pretty bad a videos) to help it' a tutorial that covers everything. If some one else could make a better one that would be awesome.




Notes: PS3Tools GUI Edition will create two new files for the Core_os_package. "decrypted_core_os" and "CORE_OS_PACKAGE_ENCRYPTED.pkg" don't change the name of the decrypted one or else you won't be able to encrypt it

BETA Tester Thoughts: Tested by jhax78

All those command line tools that takes loads of time and sometimes commands that you need to understand will be replaced by this 1 click tool, even a trained monkey could extract repack sign with this now.. it's taking literally 3 seconds to extract a pup resign or whatever you need to do.

I'm no dev but like to poke around in stuff and i think more ppl think like this with this tool all that is just peanuts now.


Video: PS3Tools GUI Edition Application by PsDev is Now Available

Video: PS3Tools GUI Edition Application by PsDev is Now Available

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#15 - barrybarryk - December 4, 2011 // 4:28 pm
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Yeah Math is holding his hand though so you can be pretty sure that won't lead anywhere.

#14 - Foo - December 4, 2011 // 3:41 pm
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If you read this guys Tweets he seems to know something.

#13 - HeyManHRU - December 4, 2011 // 4:08 am
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Quote Originally Posted by PS3 News View Post
Sure, the micro one with Hulk Hogan in it.

Boss, how about we start a midget wrestling promotion.

#12 - wwywong - December 4, 2011 // 2:45 am
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What a shame! And he claimed himself a "ps3 dev"? It's more like a college student project! He should be worry if it takes more than 5 min!! And him dare to brag about it is really amazing. No offense to other dev in the scene, +rep to all of you out there.

#11 - adrianc1982 - December 4, 2011 // 2:00 am
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I didn't expect less from you

#10 - PS4 News - December 4, 2011 // 1:05 am
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Sure, the micro one with Hulk Hogan in it.

#9 - adrianc1982 - December 4, 2011 // 1:02 am
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but you are going to post the midget fight right?

#8 - niwakun - December 3, 2011 // 8:25 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by Tidusnake666 View Post

If someone really needs this, anyone can write such app for path checks and identifying CFW version, even me (just say so, it's half an hour job in any programming language, except assembler ).


you can already get the code for it on MFW source. Not really that hard to integrate it to this, but anyway it's pointless.

#7 - Tidusnake666 - December 3, 2011 // 5:43 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by niwakun View Post
hmmm... to be short

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its not really that great app, plus if you place a OFW, it tells that CFW is there, no checking of actual files has been done.

100%. IIRC, some dev had an app that cheks Update.pup for the version.

If someone really needs this, anyone can write such app for path checks and identifying CFW version, even me (just say so, it's half an hour job in any programming language, except assembler ).

But I really do not get involved in this, because I can see this PsDev tweeting over the world that I've stolen his "idea", etc, etc, all this PS3 scene drama, you know the drill.

#6 - mod632 - December 3, 2011 // 5:43 pm
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I really can't believe on what RealPsDev wasting they his time (even if it is 5min lol), pointless app that we don't need and now someone will say *you should be grateful* and i am but not with something like this.

He even posted thread on how to dump LV0 but of course, others have to do it but no Dev who thinks he knows how.. basically same as math's walkthrough.

sorry if this sound disrespectful but we all hoping.