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March 29, 2013 // 8:35 pm - Following up on my PS2 ISO to XMB Conversion Command-Line GUI v1.0 Beta for PS3, today I present Memory Card Converter v2.0 for PS2Classics PS3 Command-Line GUI.

Download: MemCardConv_v2.rar (5 MB) / MemCardConv_v2.rar (Mirror)

This new Command-Line GUI tools converts your old PS2 savegames to a readable format for the PS3 system.

Re-requisite:

  • Run your PS2Classic at least once.
  • Exit to the XMB, and go to "Save Data Utility (PS2)"
  • Copy your PS2Classic Game's Savedata to your external drive

Follow the steps below to Convert your old savegame files, and then overwrite this one.

1. Export your old PS2 saves from your PS2 Memory Stick to your computer, using either

A. Sony's memory Card Adapter (Requires PSV exporter)
B. uLaunchElf; Tutorial included below.

I recommend just copying your entire library of saves to an external drive

2. Run SaveBuild - *Note - you may have to open PS2save-builder manually with admin rights; it is located in "tools".
3. Click "Edit > Add File", and browse to the folder of your savegame. It will look something like "mc0:/BASLUS-21490"
4. Import every file from that directory into the tool. (i.e. BASLUS-21490/icon.sys , BASLUS-21490/config , etc)
5. Now edit the Root/ID field to match the name of the folder (i.e. Root/ID = BASLUS-21490)
6. Go to "File > Save as..." and select "Save as file type: X-port2 (*.xps)" and save the file as your Root/ID (i.e. BASLUS-21490.xps) The program will ask you to save the file inside of your savegame folder, save it somewhere like your desktop)
7. Run MyMC
8. When the program starts, it will ask you to open a .PS2 file; select "SCEVMC0.PS2" (I have included one with the tools.)

BE AWARE THAT THIS TOOL UPDATES THE MEMORY CARD WITH REAL-TIME AND SAVES CANNOT BE REMOVED!

9. Click "File > Import..." and select the .XPS you just created.
10. Run PS2toVME ; Make sure the new SCEVMC0.PS2 is in the same folder. (the .PS2 will be cleaned automatically every time PS2toVME closes)
11. Copy the New VME in the VME folder to your external drive (external drive:/PS3/EXPORT/PS2SD/PS2UXXXXX/SCEVMC0.VME)
12. On your PS3, plug in your external drive and go to the Game portion of the XMB, and select "Saved data Utility (PS2)"
13. Select your external drive and copy over the new savegame
14. You're good to go, load up your game

ulaunchElf Copy Savgame Guide

1. Load uLaunchELF on your PS2, browse to your USB flash (under mc0:/ or mc1:/ ).
2. Locate the folder that contains your savegame, then press R1 and select "Copy" to copy the entire folder (it should contain files like icon.sys , config , etc)
3. Browse to your external drive ( mass:/ )
4. press R1 again and select "mcPaste" to paste the entire folder onto your external drive (do NOT use "Paste", while it works for most games, some games require mPaste)


Memory Card Converter v2.0 for PS2Classics PS3 Command-Line GUI

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#61 - Kolk1604 - March 31, 2013 // 5:48 pm
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Thanks, i'll check it. I'm also going to try and different game. Maybe I just ripped that one wrong or something.

#60 - spewfr - March 31, 2013 // 5:38 pm
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Some games are not fully functional; check the compatibility list of games! The list isn't even reliable, though, because there are multiple regions for each game

ecw When you first open the PS2iso2pkg, Step 1 requires that you enter a FIVE-DIGIT ID that matches your PS2 Game ID. (not three, not two, not six, FIVE DIGITS.)

#59 - spyrog2670 - March 31, 2013 // 4:04 pm
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I found this video, perhaps it can help someone here



#58 - Kolk1604 - March 31, 2013 // 3:46 pm
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Thanks spewfr. Love this program, but i'm having some problems.

I was able to create the package and transfer it to my PS2.(60 GB running REBUG 4.30.2 REX edition) I placed the "exdata" folder on a USB device, created and new user "aa" and installed and ran ReactPSN. The PS2 rebooted and I logged in as my normal user and installed the PS2 game package.. When I run the PS2 game (Which does appear under the Playstation 2 category on the XMB) I just get a black screen. I've gone over the instructions and I don't think i'm missing anything.

My game is Final Fantasy X international.

Thanks

#57 - ecw - March 31, 2013 // 3:19 pm
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Tried converting NFL2K3 iso to a PKG using this tool but get "CONTENT ID IS NOT IN A VALID FORMAT" after "MARKING" and pasting the id. Please help.

#56 - spewfr - March 31, 2013 // 2:13 pm
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You're very welcome! Thank you for using my tool I'm glad you finally got it working!

I looked at your images that you took, and you created an internal memory card; the game itself should not have created this card.
It would have made card inside of the ps2 save data utility; using the internal memor cards is useless.

#55 - s25s - March 31, 2013 // 12:32 pm
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spewfr you awesome Thanks bro spewfr for this update but still not work i converted my old savegame ps2 perfectly use your tool and your steps but the problem not in convert savegame ps2 the problem in how to replace my VME from with the my new VME ?

i just can't see my ps2 save from XMB and i don't know where i can find my ps2 save from my ps3 ..

here the pictures this pic show my ps2 game from xmb
www.mediafire.com/convkey/a3ca/ir457f199o65lywfg.jpg

this pic show the game take load from memory card
www.mediafire.com/convkey/14f8/p6mskzwexi37s93fg.jpg

this pic show my ps3 from xmb memory card utillity
www.mediafire.com/convkey/7f35/jyffbv17t8v7vobfg.jpg

this pis show inside my ps2 memory card ( There is no saved data ) !!..
www.mediafire.com/convkey/a5b6/3nom5z7m3u57ypofg.jpg

here the problem how i can replace VME with new VME if i can't see ant save data ?!!..

what is the problem ? the game take load successfully but when i go to the ps2 memory card utillity can't see any save data show me just ( There is no saved data ) !!.. (more information)

-> i used CFW Eboot & PKG Resigner v1.20 for make this ps2 game
-> my ps3 on ( Rogero CEX 4.40 v1.02 )

yap finally i got the way for replace VME with new VME and i replaced VME but after the game stating give me this error

The saved data is corrupted (0x80028f24) after many try and i follow your step exactly on your last update Memory Card Converter v3.0 Now convert save data working 100% confirmed by me very good job my boss I'm very happy after i load my save data successfully on my ps3

Big Big Big thanks for you waiting for your news good luck to all ..

#54 - Darklex - March 31, 2013 // 9:56 am
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in the first try it came out black screen, but in the second just one game ran perfectly, i don't know if the method i use to copy it to the ps3 has to do with this. The game that it works was installed by usb fat32, but the other have more than +4GB and it was installed it with a NTSF HDD via multiman 4.18. I'm in Rogero 4.30 v2.05. Thanks to the scene and spewrf, is awesome.

#53 - spewfr - March 31, 2013 // 8:41 am
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Let's just hope it works!

#52 - PS4 News - March 31, 2013 // 8:27 am
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I have now mainpaged the update, and +Rep for your continued work on this project spewfr!