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November 19, 2011 // 6:44 pm - Following up on the previous releases, today I have updated the PS3 PKGView Extractor homebrew application for PC to version 1.0 followed by version 1.1 and version 1.1b which include bug fixes.

Download: PS3 PKGView v1.0 Extractor / PS3 PKGView v1.1 Extractor / PS3 PKGView v1.1b Extractor

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

PkgView Changelog:

Version 1.1b


Version 1.1

  • FIX: Fails to extract big files

Version 1.0

  • FIX: PARAM.SFO not appear.
  • FIX: Empty folders not appear.
  • Added support for retail pkg (thanks to the implementation of Mathieulh).
  • Now accepts pkg passed as parameter.
  • Added support for drag-Pkg to the application.
  • Added option to extract the source folder
  • Added extension association .Pkg
  • Added option Extract here in the context menu of Windows.

BETA 2

  • FIX: Duplicate Folders and files out
  • FIX: Check if the pkg is debug
  • Added extraction of folders
  • Improved extraction algorithm

BETA 1

  • first version




PS3 PKGView v1.0 Extractor Homebrew Application is Updated

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#16 - hacked2123 - September 11, 2010 // 12:15 am
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It doesn't work on the developer pkg's... Anyone have a solution to installing these?

#15 - GrandpaHomer - September 10, 2010 // 11:53 pm
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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

#14 - vandalj - September 10, 2010 // 11:34 pm
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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.

#13 - oVERSoLDiER - September 10, 2010 // 10:35 pm
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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.

#12 - smarty94 - September 10, 2010 // 10:29 pm
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What's holding up a retail to debug converter? (running on the ps3)

#11 - neophyte5001 - September 10, 2010 // 9:42 pm
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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!

#10 - ramx2 - September 10, 2010 // 9:40 pm
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CJPC,

We are hoping and waiting to turn our retail consoles to debug machines.. We expect more useful homebrews like the FTP soft because so far you gave the very important app to study the internal files... You're the man in the mission impossible (Now it's Possible thanks to you and the others).

#9 - tjay17 - September 10, 2010 // 9:34 pm
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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.

#8 - Jurai2 - September 10, 2010 // 9:19 pm
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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.

#7 - MrWiggles - September 10, 2010 // 9:10 pm
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Just in the middle of reinstalling windows and VM will try it out later. Thank you.