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October 2, 2010 // 6:38 am - Here is OpenSplit v1.0 to split 4+GB files via PC for Open Manager on the PS3 followed shortly by version 1.1 which includes some bug fixes and version 1.2, and deanrr shared a similar app called Split4G which he detailed HERE.

Download: OpenSplit v1.0 / OpenSplit v1.1 / OpenSplit v1.2

* What is this? *

This little tool lets you split the BIG files (bigger than 4GB) in your games on your PC, so that you can use them with Open Manager 1.0 for the ps3.

* How do I use it? *

- Press "Split BIG files to .666xx" in order to select a folder with your games. OpenSplit then will search the folder and all its subfolders for BIG files and split them according to Open Manager 1.0. All game folders that contained BIG files will be renamed accordingly. (example -> "BCESXXX" to "_BCESXXX")

- Press "Merge .666xx files to BIG" in order to select a folder with your games. OpenSplit then will search the folder and all its subfolders for .666xx files and merge them to BIG files. All game folders that contained .666xx files will be renamed accordingly. (example -> "_BCESXXX" to "BCESXXX")

- Check the checkbox "Don't delete splitted BIG / merged .666xx files" if you want to keep both BIG and .666xx files.

You can choose your whole GAMEZ directory, then all games will be processed.

I have attached the program to this post.

An important issue: PLEASE DON'T TRY TO MERGE .666xx FILES ON A FAT32 HDD! There files can't be bigger than 4 GB! You will only encounter errors!

Another issue: IF YOU START A SPLIT/MERGE PROCESS, ALWAYS WAIT UNTIL THE MESSAGE "All jobs done!" APPEARS IF YOU DON'T WANT ANY PROBLEMS!

Enjoy!

OpenSplit v1.0 to Split 4+GB Files for Open Manager PS3 Arrives

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#60 - Midnight Tboy - October 3, 2010 // 10:16 am
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hiya - yes it does rename the folder with an _ in front.

For what its worth. I'm running Win 7 64-bit.

Also my path when on the pc hdd is "E:\Backup\ps3\games\Darksiders - PAL\" (renamed to "E:\Backup\ps3\games\_Darksiders - PAL\" once complete

#59 - Fejwin - October 3, 2010 // 8:36 am
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One question to those, who encounter this "prog doesn't delete files" problem:

Does it rename the game folder correctly? Or fails it to rename, too?

I'll look into that!
Stay tuned!

#58 - FleetwoodSho - October 3, 2010 // 7:54 am
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Quote Originally Posted by Midnight Tboy View Post
Similar to FleetwoodSho... I've extracted Ridge Racer 7 to the pc, which had a 5gb or so file.

"Don't delete BIG file" was NOT selected... however, once it was completed... the split files were there, but so was the original 5gb file??

The only thing though, is before I started it - I ticked, and then unticked the box, before I chose the split option. So maybe its not deselecting properly?

Currently trying now Darksiders - reloading the app but not touching the tick box at all this time.

Yes, I should have mentioned that my split files were also there, just that the big file was definitely not deleted...

It really isn't a problem at all for me, it's nothing for me to go and delete it manually, just wanted to give a heads up so that the issue could possibly be worked on, if the program was indeed intended to delete the BIG one by default...

Aside from that, it worked like a charm... love it...

#57 - shummyr - October 3, 2010 // 7:12 am
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nice tool, and it is amazingly stable for a first release, can't wait to see any improved versions

#56 - delt31 - October 3, 2010 // 3:25 am
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Author of this program - AWESOME JOB! Amazing!

#55 - Midnight Tboy - October 3, 2010 // 12:49 am
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hmmm... again with Darksiders.

The 16gb file is still there and not deleted. (not touching the tick box at all this time after launcing the app)

Not a big issue as it tells you the file names ripped so you can check - but still a pain.

Hopefully fixed in the next build.

#54 - zoned - October 3, 2010 // 12:43 am
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If split files are there and the big file is still there delete it manually before transferring to the fat32 drive.

#53 - Midnight Tboy - October 3, 2010 // 12:29 am
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Similar to FleetwoodSho... I've extracted Ridge Racer 7 to the pc, which had a 5gb or so file.

"Don't delete BIG file" was NOT selected... however, once it was completed... the split files were there, but so was the original 5gb file??

The only thing though, is before I started it - I ticked, and then unticked the box, before I chose the split option. So maybe its not deselecting properly?

Currently trying now Darksiders - reloading the app but not touching the tick box at all this time.

#52 - PS4 News - October 3, 2010 // 12:26 am
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Quote Originally Posted by Fejwin View Post
I've attached a little screenshot of the program for the first post.

Thanks Fejwin, I have updated the first post now with it.

#51 - FleetwoodSho - October 2, 2010 // 11:31 pm
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I used this on my Quantum Theory game, and when I tried to copy the folder to an HDD, it said there was still a file too large to copy over...

I didn't have the "Don't Delete BIG file" option selected either...