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243w ago - Update: PKGView BETA 2 Extractor is now available, which includes a few fixes as outlined HERE.

Today ifcaro has released PS3 PKGView BETA 1 and naehrwert has released UnPKG with source code, both are PlayStation 3 PKG file extractors / unpackers.

Download: PS3 PKGView BETA 1 Extractor / UnPKG with Source Code

To quote, roughly translated: PKGView is a file extraction tool to debug PS3 PKG files. This tool 100% legal it contains no code Sony.

PKGView has a graphical interface that simplifies the extraction of both individual files and the complete package.

Note: This version is very limited and only allows you to extract individual files, it can not remove folders or create PKG files.

Finally, UnPKG requires the VC++ Redistributable Package to run the exe file linked above. Props to emot for the news!

PS3 PKGView BETA 1 Extractor & UnPKG with Source Code Arrive

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#5 - noob2010 - 243w ago
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good news indeed guys...

#4 - d3adliner - 243w ago
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Does this mean we will be seeing PSJailbreak/Groove compatible DLC much sooner than later?

#3 - CJPC - 243w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by spark32 View Post
So with this tool, it turns a retail .pkg file into a debug one (does this mean you can install, AND play it on a playstation with PSJailbreak/groove/freedom etc?).


I do not believe so, it seems to only extract debug packages.

#2 - ramx2 - 243w ago
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Boss, thank you for the updates PS3NEWS on fire!!

#1 - spark32 - 243w ago
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So with this tool, it turns a retail .pkg file into a debug one (does this mean you can install, AND play it on a playstation with PSJailbreak/groove/freedom etc?).