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September 10, 2010 // 6:32 pm - 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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#19 - arm5ky - September 11, 2010 // 9:32 am
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Quote Originally Posted by Komi77 View Post
On Win7 x64 failed when i open PKG file "not responding"


Same with me, tried running as administrator and also win xp compatibility, still not responding.

#18 - Komi77 - September 11, 2010 // 6:22 am
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Quote Originally Posted by darkdroid View Post
Komi77, that could be a RAM issue. Try running the program as admin, by right clicking it, and run as admin.

it's not working i try this before.. same thing

#17 - darkdroid - September 11, 2010 // 6:14 am
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Komi77, that could be a RAM issue. Try running the program as admin, by right clicking it, and run as admin.

#16 - Komi77 - September 11, 2010 // 6:04 am
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On Win7 x64 failed when i open PKG file "not responding"

#15 - hacked2123 - September 11, 2010 // 5:15 am
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It doesn't work on the developer pkg's... Anyone have a solution to installing these?

#14 - GrandpaHomer - September 11, 2010 // 4:53 am
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Quote Originally Posted by smarty94 View Post
What's holding up a retail to debug converter? (running on the ps3)

Nothing - you can sit down and write it right away on your own

#13 - vandalj - September 11, 2010 // 4:34 am
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Quote Originally Posted by oVERSoLDiER View Post
Okay, it extract very well, so what... can skilled devs doing with it, what they can't do before... right nothing.

It's still 'BETA' for a reason damn.. No need to make a remark like that.

Now that it's been broken down, they can begin work on rebuilding which brings us one visible step closer to accessible (legit) homebrew development.

#12 - oVERSoLDiER - September 11, 2010 // 3:35 am
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Okay, it extract very well, so what... can skilled devs doing with it, what they can't do before... right nothing.

#11 - smarty94 - September 11, 2010 // 3:29 am
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What's holding up a retail to debug converter? (running on the ps3)

#10 - neophyte5001 - September 11, 2010 // 2:42 am
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Good to be moving away from Sony SDK in a sense, not everyone knows where/wants to look for such things. Still can't get over how exciting things have gotten for us ps3 owners lately!