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108w ago - Following up on their previous updates, this weekend PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk (with help from Miralatijera) have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.22B with the changes below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.22B for v4.XX PS3 CFW / IrisManager2.22B_animated.pkg / GIT

Iris Manager v2.22B Changelog:

  • Fixed offset in the payload strcpy lv2 MLT 4.40 (major bug)
  • Patcher explore_plugin modified to show the disc icon and MLT 4.40 error while patching which includes Miralatijera

To quote, roughly translated:

What is IrisManager?

IrisManager is a port of HermesManager based on PSLIGHT, Tiny3D, PS3Soundlib and OpenPS3FTP, is a completly legal open code manager made with Homebrew tools. Iris will load both PS3 and PS1 backups.

Supports the custom firmwares:

3.41 (Hermes), 3.55 (Kmeaw), 4.21 & 4.30 CEX (with LV1 access, like Rogero or Rebug), 4.31 CFW (MiralaTijera) and 4.21 DEX 4.30 CFW, 4.31 CFW.

Warning: Not compatibility with all CFW.

Features:

  • Support PS3 games from external HDD (dev_usbxxx/GAMEZ) or internal HDD (dev_hdd0/GAMES)
  • Display game covers in multiMAN style (copy the JPG files like BLES12345.JPG to /dev_hdd0/game/IMANAGER4/covers)
  • Support large files (+4GB) cached on internal HDD for games launched from USB
  • Obsolete: ability to replace EBOOT.BIN with lower fw requirment for games launched from BD drive
  • Support PS2 data for games like Singstar (the path included "ps2disc.txt" is mounted as "/dev_ps2disc")
  • Support PSX games from CD and ISO image format (sector size of 2048, 2352, 2336 or 2448 bytes)
  • Note: Assign the MC from Iris (the system hangs if MC is assigned from the emu)
  • Support play of extracted PKG stored on external HDD (extract the PKG to "dev_usbxxx/game")
  • PKG Installation from Iris (Tools -> .PKG Install)
  • Support easy copy of program's data from /dev_usb/iris to /dev_hdd0/game/IMANAGER4
  • FTP Support


Iris Manager v2.22B PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated By Estwald

Iris Manager v2.22B PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated By Estwald

Iris Manager v2.22B PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated By Estwald

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#132 - PS4 News - 62w ago
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Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.92 followed by IrisMAN 2.92-1, 2.92-2, 2.92-3, 2.92-4, 2.92-5 and 2.92-6 Mod revisions from aldostools with the changes outlined below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.92 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / irismanager-4-x.rar (Mirror) / irismanager-4-x_animated.pkg.151.v2.92.pkg / background_pictures.rar / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.92:

Building on studies of time left me a hollow and since I have a bit fed up with this kind of query.

Further improvements in the GUI:

  • Added GUI Configurator in "Change Current GUI"
  • Added news GRID modes to display games from 3x2 to 6x5 ( from 8 games to 30)
  • Added the possibility to load background pictures

Change Current GUI

GUI Type:

  • Original Grid: grid without covers
  • Coverflow: with covers
  • Grid With Covers
  • Cover Slide:with covers
  • Coverflow FX: with FX effects, with covers
  • Grid FX: with FX effects, with covers

Change Color: Change the background color or increase/decrease the bright in background pictures.

Background Picture: Change the background picture betwen NOTE and PICT0.JPG to PICTn.JPG

Pictures path: /dev_hdd0/IMANAGER4/pictures:

PIC0.JPG
PIC1.JPG
......
PIC12.JPG
...

Pictures must be 2048 x 1200 maximum. Some images from an old version of Multiman I had here, for nostalgics: http://mods.elotrolado.net/%7Ehermes/ps3/background_pictures.rar

Grid: Only for grids modes

  • 3x2, 3x3, 4x2, 4x3, 4x4, 5x3, 5x4, 5x5, 6x4, 6x5 games per screen

Polygons: Only for "FX" modes

  • Type 1, Type 2 (3 - 6 sides)

Background Twinkle: Only for "FX" modes

  • Yes/No to enable it

Cover Blink: in game selection

  • Yes/No to enable the effect

NOTE: you can see some GUI changes in this configuration screen immediately.

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-1:

  • Added the features from official Iris Manager 2.92:
  • Now there are 12 GUI modes
  • Support for background picture
  • Animated background, etc
  • Use SELECT + TRIANGLE on the Options menu (TRIANGLE) to use the PIC1.PNG of the current game as background
  • Also fixed few bugs

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-2:

  • Now there are 15 GUI modes
  • Updated background colors
  • Added option for random background picture (among the first 15 pictures)

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-3:

  • Added display of game version (APP_VER) to Game Options menu (Triangle)
  • Patch_error_09 function now should work on 4.53 and 4.55
  • Updated language files (included portuguese translation by Sipp)

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-4:

  • Added Greek language (thanks to baxalo)
  • Use Left/Right arrows to select language in Tools menu
  • Added customizable paths for Covers, Updates and Background pictures through settings.ini
  • Fixed an issue refreshing game list

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-5:

  • Solved issue that caused an exit to XMB the first time IRISMAN is launched on a non-Cobra CFW (4.46/4.53/4.55)
  • Limited a paranoic check of favorite lists to favorite_mode

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-6:

  • Fixed a freeze of IRISMAN opening the Game Options on ISO games

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#131 - ALCAMJI - 62w ago
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Is good to see how the PS3 Scene evolves...

#130 - PS4 News - 63w ago
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Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.90 followed by v2.90B alongside an IrisMAN 2.90-1 and 2.90-2 Mod revision from aldostools with the changes outlined below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.90 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / irismanager-4-x_2.90[455support].rar (Mirror - Iris Manager Version 2.90 including Mamba 1.1) by haz367 / irismanager-v2_90_animated.pkg.221.vv2.90.pkg / Iris Manager v2.90B for v4.XX PS3 CFW / GIT / IRISMAN.2.90-1_MOD.pkg / IRISMAN.pkg.110.v2.90-3.pkg / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.90:

  • Added support CFW 4.55 (tested on Habib v1.0) + 'Mamba'

I have tried several things and seems to work well, although it has been a little mess with both offset changed site (It has been a good marathon, carrying the payload between Iris and Mamba)

The new sm.self necessary, you have it here: new_core_v1.2.rar / GIT

The source of 'Mamba' code adapted with minimal compiler for PS3 used to compile (then else, use my build environment PSL1GHT, well known), can be downloaded from this link: mamba_v1.1.rar

Please remember to publicize the changes and / or additions you make, so that everyone can work from that base.

PS: From now on I am again semi-retired Tomorrow I start studying and we'll see how long I can spend on other things ... I will try to follow the thread, but ...

IMPORTANT: After installing the PKG, restart the PS3, if Iris Manager was loaded before.

What's New in version 2.90B:

  • Fixes a small bug in CFW 4.55 to win in disk access permissions.

Changelog 2.90-1:

  • Added the changes from official Iris Manager 2.90: Now IRISMAN should support 4.55 CEX and Mamba.
  • Added option to hide the Showtime / Internet Browser icons (Press Start, select Change GUI Mode and press L1 or R1)
  • Internal changes to the source code: Added variable names to flags.
  • Updated offsets to spoof IDPS on 4.55

Changelog 2.90-2:

  • Changed PKG download folder from /dev_hdd0/game/IRISMAN00/PKG to /dev_hdd0/packages (Update packages now can be installed with Rebug’s Package Manager or XMBM+)
  • The option to hide Showtime / Internet Browser icons is now persistent.
  • Added option to navigate pictures in full screen mode in the File Manager.

Changelog 2.90-3:

  • Added the changes from official Iris Manager 2.90B related to a bug in the CFW 4.55 payload to get permissions to disk access.

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#129 - aldostools - 63w ago
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Iris Manager always loads the fan control payload when the manager is started and the payload stays running until the next restart.

In IRISMAN, 'disabled' means that the manager will not load the fan control payload. The system will continue using the current fan control method (e.g. SYSCON or webMAN's dynamic fan control it is enabled).

#128 - bigvern1979 - 63w ago
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so with the control fan utility payload disable would this make the fan run like when i i didn't have it installed?

#127 - PS4 News - 63w ago
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Following up on Iris Manager v2.86 and IrisMAN v2.86-1, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.87 alongside IrisMAN 2.87-1 Mod followed by 2.87-2 Mod from aldostools with the changes outlined below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.87 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / irismanager-4-x_animated.pkg.657.v2.87.pkg / GIT / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar / IRISMAN.pkg (Mirror) / IRISMAN.pkg (Mirror #2) / IRISMAN.pkg (Mirror #3) / IRISMAN.pkg (Mirror #4)

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.87:

  • Added animated background GUI4 slide. Use "Change Current GUI" (Use Change Curret GUI to find) to find and "Change Background Color" (Change Background Color for differents effects) to get different effects.
  • Added Chinese Traditional / Simplified (Added Chinese Traditional / Simplified Thanks Liqianyu.!)

IMPORTANT: After installing the PKG, restart the PS3, if Iris Manager was loaded before.

IrisMAN 2.87-1 Changelog:

  • Added the changes from official Iris Manager 2.87
  • Instead of a new ‘GUI mode’, the ‘disco’ animation is a background ‘color’:
  • That means that the new animation is available in all GUI modes of IRISMAN.
  • Removed the useless “character set” test from Global Settings.
  • Added 2nd default to Video Adjust: press O twice
  • To change effects in the new “disco” background use LEFT/RIGHT arrows in Global Settings.

IrisMAN 2.87-2 Changelog: (FEB/11/14)

  • Minor fixes / trying to fix the issue with ISOS on non-cobra CFW (mamba)

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#126 - PS4 News - 63w ago
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Following up on Iris Manager v2.86, PlayStation 3 homebrew developer aldostools has updated his port to IrisMAN v2.86-1 with the changes outlined below.

Download: IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar / PS3 Tools Collection 2.7.9

Changes in 2.86-1: (updated 2014-02-09!)

  • Added some of the changes from official Iris Manager 2.86 (the other changes were already implemented in IrisMAN)

Note: If you use webMAN on Cobra CFW, unmount any mounted game before launching IRISMAN.

v2.85b-1: (2014-02-05!)

  • Added Changes from official Iris Manager 2.85B,
  • Improvements extracting the files from ISO
  • Download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally

v2.81-1: (2014-02-2)

  • Added Changes from official Iris Manager 2.81
  • Added Shortcuts to Internet Browser and Showtime.

v2.80-2: (2014-01-30)

  • Increased the font size in File Manager.
  • Added display of the path for the selected game to Options menu.

v2.80-1: (2014-01-29)

  • Added changes from official Iris Manager 2.80.
  • Added new tool "Download Latest webMAN" for Cobra CFW.

Major Features:

  • Almost all the features from Iris Manager 2.85B (including ISO features for Cobra CFW and Mamba payload for 4.53 HABIB and 4.46 non-cobra)
  • Download and update the latest webMAN plugin directly from the PS3
  • Added scanning of games on /GAMES, /GAMEZ, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD, /PSXISO folders
  • Also added the option to scan /host_root and /dev_hdd0/video (spoofed games folder used by matsumoto's stealth version of multiMAN)
  • Added new GUI mode: grid 6x4 and 8x6 from PS3ITA Manager (for a total of 4 GUI modes with/without covers)
  • Added payloads for 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA Manager and 4.53CEX from HABIB
  • Added display of covers from multiMAN or from ICON0.PNG
  • New buttons layout to resemble multiMAN / XMB buttons layout
  • Hold R2 or L2 while the program is starting to enter directly into File Manager mode without scan games
  • Added progress bar while games are being scanned and when file permissions are applied
  • Prevents re-scan of games when exiting from File Manager
  • Added option to disable the loading of the Fan Control Utility payload
  • Added auto-preview and full screen preview of images (.jpg/.png)
  • Changed colors, default temperature table, some labels, etc
  • Auto-boot PSX ISO placed in USRDIR/ps1_iso/ (useful to create PS1 pkgs). Hold L1/R1 for memory card configuration.
  • Launch PS3, PS2 & PSX ISOS on 4.46/4.53 (Cobra & non-cobra)
  • Auto-spoof of Console ID
  • Download and update the latest webMAN plugin directly from the PS3
  • Download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally

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#125 - RetroA - 63w ago
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well multiman is the best better than any backup manager.

#124 - PS4 News - 63w ago
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Following up on the previous revisions, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.86 followed by v2.86B with the changes detailed below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.86 / v2.86B for v4.XX PS3 CFW / GIT

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.86:

  • Improved graphical GUI. From "Change Current GUI" you can select.

1) GUI0 - Iris Manager Classic (no covers). Remember to change the color to choose with or without flashing cursor
2) GUI1 - Slide with animation (new)
3) GUI2 - Iris Manager Classic with covers.
4) GUI3 - Log no animation (original)

  • New tools v1.7 PS3ISO corrected an error in booking space.

What's New in version 2.86B:

  • New "Disco" GUI mode

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#123 - PS4 News - 64w ago
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Following up on the previous revision, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.85 followed by v2.85B, v2.85C and IrisMAN v2.85B-1 from aldostools with the changes detailed below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.85 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / irismanager-4-x_animated.pkg.541.v2.85.pkg / irismanager-4-x_animated.pkg.427.v2.85B.pkg / irismanager-4-x.pkg.512.v2.85C.pkg / IRISMAN.pkg.971.v2.85B-1.pkg / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar / GIT

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.85:

  • Added an option to download PS3 covers from Global Options -> Tools -> Download Cover
  • From Options -> Game Update you can uptade/download the current game selected cover
  • Covers are downloaded from gametdb.com (thank you very much to GameTDB for the support )
  • language.ini are updated with two new text strings (Download Cover and Game Update)
  • Some permissions problems on hdd0 were solved.
  • Rudirastelli PS3_ISO_TOOLS_V1.6B_U.rar removed by some problems to create ISOS (use makeps3iso.exe only to create ISOS)

What's New in version 2.85B:

  • Improved extraction of files from the ISO (obtaining ICON0.PNG, images and other PARAM.SFO, which caused a hang in certain ISOS)

What's New in version 2.85C:

  • Fixed missing network initialization prior cover update
  • Improved the cover scroll animation

IrisMAN v2.85B-1 Changelog:

  • Added changes from official Iris Manager 2.85 and 2.85B: Including the improvements extracting the files from ISO and the download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally (it first seeks in multiMAN's cover folder, which reduce the number of covers that must be downloaded).
  • Added Changes from official Iris Manager 2.85B
  • Improvements extracting the files from ISO
  • Download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally

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