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PS3 PKGView BETA 1 Extractor & UnPKG with Source Code Arrive


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233w 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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#8 - tjay17 - 233w ago
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With this soon or later we might see jailbreak dlc or psn games. It is at least the first step in that possible direction.

#7 - Jurai2 - 233w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by d3adliner View Post
Does this mean we will be seeing PSJailbreak/Groove compatible DLC much sooner than later?

at the moment it doesn't really do anything that couldn't already be done, it just does it without relying on apps from the sony sdk.

#6 - MrWiggles - 233w ago
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Just in the middle of reinstalling windows and VM will try it out later. Thank you.

#5 - noob2010 - 233w ago
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good news indeed guys...

#4 - d3adliner - 233w ago
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Does this mean we will be seeing PSJailbreak/Groove compatible DLC much sooner than later?

#3 - CJPC - 233w 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 - 233w ago
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Boss, thank you for the updates PS3NEWS on fire!!

#1 - spark32 - 233w 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?).

 

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