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94w ago - Following up on the RAP2RIF and RIF2RAP PS3 homebrew utilities, today the Italian PlayStation 3 developers at BiteYourConsole have made available Rap2Rif & Rif2Rap v1.02 followed by some similar apps from eminem451 with the changes outlined below.

Download: Rap2Rif & Rif2Rap v1.02 / R2R.zip (Mirror) / R2R+edat v1.0.1 / R2R+etat_v1.0.1.zip / R2R+edat / R2R+etat.zip / frwl.zip by zecoxao / rif2rap.exe / rif2rap_x64.exe by eminem451

To quote, roughly translated: Here comes a new update to the utility windows Rap2Rif & Rif2Rap that brings us to version 1.2 solving several bugs found in Windows XP. You may recall that the utility is used to convert the file has Rap file in Ref and vice versa.

Changelog:

  • Fixed several bugs on Windows XP.
  • Added Content_ID2edat by type C00 demo.
  • Addition scan the directories.
  • Enter the file act.dat & IDPs in the DATA folder and launch the utility rap2rif & rif2rap to fix this symbol c00 enter a demo. PARAM.SFO pkg file or a file to be generated. edat.

From pink1: Here is a tool I put together. It's pretty much rap2rif, rif2rap and an edat fix tool for C00 type demos. Put your act.dat & idps in the data folder and you're ready for rap2rif & rif2rap. To fix C00 type demos input a .pkg from a C00 demo or the PARAM.SFO and it will output the fixed .edat.

Update: This (R2R+edat v1.0.1) is a small update to R2R+edat, it fixes edats being a byte short & should speed up pkg2edat a lot by only decrypting the first 5MB instead of the whole pkg. Put your act.dat & idps in the data folder and you're ready for rap2rif & rif2rap.

To fix C00 type demos input a .pkg from a C00 demo or the PARAM.SFO and it will output the fixed .edat.

Update #2: This (R2R v1.02) is an update to R2R+edat v1.0.1. I've fixed some bugs on XP added Content_ID2edat for type C00 demos and added directory scanning plus a lot of little fixes I don't remember. Put your act.dat & idps in the data folder and you're ready for rap2rif & rif2rap.

To fix C00 type demos input a .pkg from a C00 demo or the PARAM.SFO and it will output the fixed .edat. A huge thanks to catalinnc for testing & letting me know about the problems on XP.

Update #3: zecoxao has also released an ACT.DAT and RIF generator stating the following, to quote:

Download: frwl.zip

Hint: try to figure out what those initials mean

Update #3: From eminem451: Hi, here is my own rif2rap app, use it to generate raps files from rif, i know it already exists, but my app can handle directory directly, saving time.

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I hope this will help people for generating raps (psndl for example). Don't hesitate to zip your raps and share it.


RAP2RIF & RIF2RAP v1.02 PS3 Homebrew Application is Updated

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#3 - catalinnc - 158w ago
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thanks a lot for this amazing tool... how about a rif2rap tool (using act.dat, idps and .rif)

#2 - PS4 News - 166w ago
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Thanks for the release flatz and +Rep! I have also promoted the news to our main page now as well.

#1 - flatz - 166w ago
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Following up on the previous ReActPSN v2.20 release, I have recently created a small PS3 RAP2RIF converter application for converting .RAP files from ReActPSN to .RIF file format.

Download: ReActPSN PS3 RAP2RIF .RAP to .RIF File Converter

It is based on a my own research.

Place it to the ps3tools directory along with other tools and then place your idps and act.dat files to appropriate folders.

This tool will generate .rif file that you should copy to your exdata/ folder. Then you can unself a corresponding NPDRM file.

Have fun.

Finally, from flatz comes the source code for RAP2RIF and RAP2RIFKey below:

RAP2RIF: pastie.org/private/yltlfwubsz8w5pyhmojyfg

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RAP2RIFKey: pastie.org/private/pmnmsnqg6zbfnk9xactbw

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Finally, from sorg: Addition to FLAG_0x20: Hash in header for metadata is still valid. Just hash all pieces of metadata

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