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October 2, 2012 // 7:45 am - Following up on his previous release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer nathanr3269 (aka Nathan_r32_69) has made available PUAD GUI v1.0 - a PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter for Windows.

Download: PUAD GUI v1.0 - PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter for Windows (Simple) / PUAD GUI v1.0 - PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter for Windows (Installer)

To quote: After some weeks of hard work I finally finished the new PUAD GUI, aka PUP Unpacker and Decrypter. Works without Cygwin, directly from Windows, if anyone see any issue please tell me. Pictures are created by J-Martin and is tested by largand79, thanks to both.

DESIGNED TO UNPACK/DECRYPT PUP FILE CONTENT QUICKLY

Features

  • Unpacks PUP file
  • Decrypts/Unpacks CORE_OS
  • Decrypts/Unpacks Dev_flash
  • Decrypts SELF files of CORE_OS
  • Decrypts SELF files of Dev_flash
  • Unpacks RCO file contents
  • Decrypts index.dat

Options

  • PUP - Unpacks PUP file
  • DEV_FLASH - Unpacks Dev_flash
  • SELF - Decrypts SELF files of Dev_flash/CORE_OS
  • DAT - Decrypts index.dat
  • CORE_OS - Unpacks CORE_OS
  • SPP - Decrypts default.spp of CORE_OS
  • RCO - Unpacks RCO file contents
  • FULL - All tasks

Boot.ini

PUAD GUI reads this file at start and depending on the settings disables/enables some functions:

  • lang - Set language
  • music - Enable/Disable background music
  • file_info - Enable/Disable file info frame
  • check - Enable/Disable the initial check of executable files/keys

Boot.ini content

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Keys format

Here is the format and composition of keys. MUST BE inside bin\ps3keys, and named as type + data + fw version, for example for 3.55 app would be app-data-355:

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Instructions

  • Choose a PUP file
  • Select destination folder *
  • Choose from the options available
  • Click on Start/Iniciar

* Make sure the folder is empty to avoid errors

Troubleshooting

Q: Re-pack PUP file?
A: No, currently not

Q: The program is going slow or crashes
A: The program uses many resources, even if it looks locked is still working

Q: Background music is heard slow
A: Disable it in menu or in the boot.ini file

Q: How can i change the background music?
A: Replaces SOUND.BIN file in bin folder with another in MP3 format

Q: Always fails while unpacks PKG
A: Make sure PKG key is in the orrect place and the output folder there is no file

Q: Works with regular ps3tools files and keys?
A: No, only works with embedded files and keys, are modified for PUAD only

Q: I get an error at startup
A: Make sure you have all the necessary files and update your version of Windows

Known bugs

  • Sometimes music stutters when you have a lot of activity (when more RAM, better)
  • Seems to hang but is working, don't worry


PUAD GUI - a PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter for Windows Arrives

PUAD GUI - a PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter for Windows Arrives

PUAD GUI - a PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter for Windows Arrives

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#50 - nopeuio - March 16, 2015 // 3:43 pm
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thanks for this tool!

#49 - nqyroger - January 13, 2015 // 9:17 pm
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thanks all!

#48 - gomomo11 - January 5, 2015 // 8:56 pm
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Would be really cool if you could repack it into a new PUP file.

#47 - SonyBlack - January 5, 2015 // 8:05 pm
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thx for this.. helpful

#46 - lort256c - January 5, 2015 // 4:31 pm
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Nice app cool to see the ps3 community still thriving

#45 - pwnnixie - December 3, 2014 // 2:18 am
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Beautiful, handy app.

#44 - alexanzul - December 2, 2014 // 9:53 pm
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nice one man!

#43 - pikachu12 - December 2, 2014 // 9:50 pm
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cool

#42 - MEGATRON2413 - October 26, 2014 // 1:13 am
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nice tool

#41 - puxxi2003 - October 16, 2014 // 12:05 pm
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nice job

thanks man