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242w 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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#55 - PS4 News - 173w ago
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Thanks for the update ifcaro, +Rep and I have promoted it to the main page now as well!

#54 - ifcaro - 173w ago
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Following up on my previous releases, today a new PS3 PKGView Extractor homebrew application version 1.2 update is available and has been fully tested by catalinnc.

Download: PS3 PKGView v1.2 Extractor

PKGView is a tool for extracting files from PS3 PKG. Tool is 100% legal it contains no code Sony. PKGView also has a graphical interface that simplifies the extraction of both individual files and the complete package.

PS3 PKGView v1.2 Extractor Homebrew Application Version 1.2 Changelog:

  • FIX: Still failing to extract large files.
  • FIX: Structure parsing issues.
  • FIX: Other extraction issues.
  • More descriptive extraction window.
  • Optimized extraction of retail pkg.
  • Now creates an extraction log.


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#53 - catalinnc - 174w ago
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ifcaro thanks a lot for this tool... it has a little problem... it can't deal with +4gb files (.psarcs) inside +4gb .pkg... can you fix it?

here is a +4gb with a +4gb .psarc in it to test (GOW)...

http://zeus.dl.playstation.net/cdn/UP9000/NPUA80490_00/Q4aHEarfYLMYVaICOq1wi6StDeytGiQqpS7OYr743UDSktKcKQEkesEOYQbM9mfnU77TNdDOWurCqO3u9hXrQvX0xFtbi0WsUQIWH.pkg

best regards...

#52 - ifcaro - 180w ago
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Thanks for replying, I will update on my website then.

#51 - TheBlack - 180w ago
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thanks a lot, with your previous 1.1 version, sometimes, got me the following error :

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with your latest zip everything is ok, thanks again.

#50 - ifcaro - 180w ago
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Any feedback? This version works?

#49 - ifcaro - 180w ago
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Try this

#48 - totalz - 180w ago
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Yes, I have tried v1.1, same error.

Actually I think the exception is actually at the start of the log:

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The pkg is retail, which comes with Medal of Honor, and is 4.33GB!

#47 - ifcaro - 180w ago
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You know that kind of pkg out that error? is a retail, debug, geohot's hybrid?

It is a large file? if so, have you tried the version 1.1?

#46 - totalz - 180w ago
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I get: See the end of this message for details on invoking just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

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When JIT debugging is enabled, any unhandled exception will be sent to the JIT debugger registered on the computer rather than be handled by this dialog box.