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101w ago - Following up on my PS2Classics Guide on Converting ISOs to XMB PS2 Games guide, today I (Spewfr) have released a PS2 ISO to XMB Conversion Command-Line GUI v1.0 Beta for PS3 users complete with source code.

Download: PS2iso2pkg.rar (3 MB) / PS2iso2pkg.rar (Mirror)

I recently decided to start converting my PS2 ISO's for use with the PS3 system; here you have a Command-Line GUI that I think is simple to use.

NOTE THAT THIS TOOL uses the same RAP key for every game it processes (the same one that PS2Classics GUI uses, so credit to them for all of the hard work over at ps3dev-network)

If enough positive feedback is given to this project, I will continue to enable BIN formats and add other changes...

What this program will do:

  • Create a PKG and RAP for your ISO
  • Pros: Can launch the game from XMB at any point
  • No multi-man required
  • Cons: Requires disc space (but you can use a game data switcher)
  • Requires installation of multiple RAP's

TO USE THIS APPLICATION:

1. Place your icons files inside of the Images folder
2. Run PS2iso2pkg.exe
3. Enter the PS2 Game ID
4. Enter the PS2 Game Title
5. Follow the On-Screen Instrucions
6. WAIT until all [9] processes have completed
7. COPY the "exdata" and "packages" folder to an external HDD
8. Install the PKG entitled with your Game ID
9. Install and run reActPSN (included in packages folder)
10 You're all good!

Source is included in src, Please leave a comment explaining any problems you face (I hope none )


PS2 ISO to XMB Conversion Command-Line GUI v1.0 Beta for PS3 Out

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#36 - Navani - 100w ago
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Hello! I'm not a very active user here (I'm just a frequent reader of the site and forums), but I'm having trouble with this tool.

First, let me say thanks for all your work and this is awesome!

I'm trying to create a Kingdom Hearts pkg using this tool. I've followed all the steps and clicked "Add LIMG Sector", but I keep getting this message:

./ps2classic.exe e cex ps2.key /cygdrive/c/Users/Sunny/Desktop/PS2toISO/iso/Kingdom Hearts.iso ISO.BIN.ENC ISO.BIN.ENC 2P0001-PS2U10000_00-0000111122223333

Error: invalid number of arguments for encryption

There is also no ISO.BIN.ENC generated. What should I do?

Thanks again for your contribution !

#35 - spewfr - 100w ago
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You must copy it over via the XMB with an external drive, you can't just copy it using multiMan, as I do not know where the PS3 stores/keeps the save files.

Follow the first step. YOU MUST COPY OVER YOUR ORIGINAL SAVEDATA FIRST.

Then, replace the VME on your external with the new one, and copy back to the PS3 VIA THE XMB, NOT MULTIMAN.

#34 - Starchild2k - 100w ago
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I had the same problem when I was screwing with the VME Files. Anyways when you install The Ps2 Placeholder its actually saving your VME files in dev_hdd0/home/00000001/ps2emu2_savedata/PS2U10000/

(Note: If you have multiple accounts then you may have to find out which account has the ps2emu2_savedata folder)

#33 - s25s - 100w ago
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finally i made the New VME but the big problem here replace it with what ?

when i go to Game from XMB and select "Saved data Utility (PS2) i can't find any save data in side memory ps2 even i put use ant show me any save data !!!..

i replace my old VME inside

dev_hddo/game/Game ID xx/USRDIR/SAVEDATA/

SCEVMC0.VME

SCEVMC1.VME

nothing change ! i even delete SCEVMC0.VME and SCEVMC1.VME still take my VME load save data ! i even delete memory ps2 from xmb still take my VME load save data !!!..

then where is the real pace of my old VME because i want replace it by my new new VME .

in your step 11

you said

11. Copy the New VME in the VME folder to your external drive (external drive:/PS3/EXPORT/PS2SD/PS2UXXXXX/SCEVMC0.VME)

i should change XXXXX by what ? game ID or MC ID or what ?..

#32 - spewfr - 100w ago
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s25s, In step 6 you saved your PS2 gamesave in a XPS file... In MyMC, import that XPS file that you saved, wherever it may be.

#31 - s25s - 100w ago
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thx bro but converting PS2 save data to PS3 data not work

i follow your steps one by one and i convert my save data to (.XPS) perfectly but i stop in step # 9 !!...

step 9. i Click "File > Import..." and i select the .XPS then what ? just like this ? or i should click ( Export.. ) ?..

then i run PS2toVME it give me fast message on CMD then CMD close again ! it not give me any new VME !!!..

where i can find my new VME ? inside VME folder or where i can't my new VME !!.. then where i should replace the new VME ? my PS2 game on my XMB and i used MM

i go to the dev_hddo/game/Game ID xx/USRDIR/SAVEDATA/

SCEVMC0.VME
SCEVMC1.VME

here i should replace the new VME or where ? from step 9 till End i miss understand

plz i need help i just don't know what i should do with my converted (.XPS) my save data ..

#30 - DG777 - 100w ago
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Unfortunatelly, not every game works.

For example, I tried Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven - it launches but then freezes after intro video.

#29 - za3tot - 100w ago
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try installing the d3dx9_30.dll so you can solve that problem.

#28 - developer - 100w ago
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i can't run mymc it gives an error (below picture)

What should i do?

#27 - Starchild2k - 100w ago
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Nice very nice indeed, this program makes it so much easier to convert .ps2 format (Standard Format Used for PCSX2) I freaking love it. I just wanted to let everyone know that this program will so help with people trying to make codebreaker function correctly on the ps3. This isn't a total solution to make the codebreaker work, but it definitely will help in some of the processes of making it work right that's if your using PCSX2 to configure codebreaker.

 

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