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160w ago - Following up on my previous revision, today a new PS3 PKGView Extractor homebrew application version 1.3 update is available.

Download: PS3 PKGView v1.3 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 Version 1.3 Changelog:

  • Added support to psx/psp packages.
  • Added Windows 7 Taskbar progress.



PS3 PKGView v1.3 Extractor Homebrew Application Update Arrives

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#35 - PS4 News - 180w ago
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Thanks for the update ifcaro, I have promoted it to the main page now and +Rep!

#34 - ifcaro - 180w ago
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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



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#33 - ionbladez - 242w ago
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Cute little trick I did last night, involves downloading the GookTV debug pkg from the debug links.

Extract it, fire up the PS3FTP, and copy the NPHA800082 folder in /dev_hhd0/game/

Make sure does NOT have the second folder with the same name, because the FTP does NOT support CUT + PASTE lol.

Anyways, after that's done, you'll see a "TV" icon on your xmb, jailbreak or not.

enjoy :]

#32 - WeOutHere - 242w ago
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Thanks for the hard work so far. It is programs like this that will really help to shape the future of homebrew and developing on the PS3. I like how so many tools have come out in such a short amount of time.

#31 - weaana - 242w ago
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Your idea seems interesting and promising, couple of questions though.

should we edit the pkg.h file or the pkg header? pkgview or unpkg to use for this? have you succeeded with this method?

thanks and keep them coming.

#30 - ifcaro - 242w ago
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New version available: http://ps3zone.ifcaro.net/programas,193.htm

BETA 2
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FIX: Folders appear also as files
FIX: Check if pkg opened is debug
Enabled folder extraction
Improved extract algorithm

#29 - Osirisx - 242w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by metwank View Post
So tell me something. Can i "open" the .pkg games files loaded ages ago on the net with this program? will it work with the current exploit?

if you are refering to the games/themes/demos and addons here then no. as you still need to have payed for them with your psn account 1st. i doubt there will ever be a way to make content from the above link active on the system the .pkg is installed on you can install them but they won't work.

#28 - metwank - 242w ago
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So tell me something. Can i "open" the .pkg games files loaded ages ago on the net with this program? will it work with the current exploit?

#27 - peshkohacka - 242w ago
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It's funny to see how people are ungrateful. ifcar0 is one of the people that code nicely and have experience with PS3, so why instead of trolling say simple Thank You for what are doing. Cause there are not that many people to move the PS3 scene.

#26 - Cilow - 242w ago
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Yeah me too... seems that its only for PSN Games and nothing more.