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June 25, 2013 // 4:23 pm - Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer SvenGDK has released XMBPC Toolbox v2 which is a PC XMB (Xcross Media Bar) clone with the changes outlined below.

Download: XMBPC Toolbox v2

To quote: XMBPC Toolbox v2 released!

Just replace the file with the old one.


  • GUI changes
  • Check for any possible updates (XMBPC, Emulators, etc.)

Upcoming Features:

Here's a list of upcoming features for XMBPC in the next weeks:

  • Full Keyboard support (v1)
  • Steam support (v1)
  • More media folders (v1.0.X)
  • XMB Transitions & other effects (v1.0.X)
  • Installer and Downloader options (v1.0.X)

These features of v1 are already available:

  • Languages (Franšais, Deutsch, Espagnol & Letzebuergesch)
  • YouTube (Can be directly started under "Video")
  • Webbrowser
  • XMBPC Toolbox v2

XMBPC System Update v1.0.1 released.

Changelogs v1 to v1.0.1:

  • Improved startup speed (When starting XMBPC after the Setup)
  • Improved XMB browsing (You can not more browse to non existing items)
  • When you try to change a theme but there's no one in .\media\themes then you will get no more exceptions
  • A lot of improvements in loading music covers and video thumbnails (If you see no video thumbnails just browse your videos or restart XMBPC and they will be shown, there is still something do to ...)

XMBPC Toolkit updated too.

Changelogs v2 to v2.1:

  • You can now add more Steam games via the toolbox like on the XMBPC Setup
  • Other improvements

XMBPC Toolbox v2 - a PC XMB Clone By SvenGDK is Now Updated

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#54 - ptidavid - March 6, 2016 // 9:00 pm
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what a great app

#53 - cel123 - February 29, 2016 // 3:31 pm
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this is a nifty tool

#52 - KKPS - February 15, 2016 // 4:00 pm
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Great app! Only if i could download it...

#51 - PS4 News - November 13, 2015 // 11:55 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by ManFromEarth View Post
On another note. How can I become a contributor? I need to download ControlConsoleAPI 2.60 Rev4 (CCAPI) (4.70) to fix my PSID.

You will be all set momentarily.

#50 - ManFromEarth - November 13, 2015 // 4:33 pm
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I'm running Windows 10. will these steps work for me?

On another note. How can I become a contributor? I need to download ControlConsoleAPI 2.60 Rev4 (CCAPI) (4.70) to fix my PSID.

#49 - NikosG7 - October 23, 2015 // 2:48 pm
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Thanks !!!!

#48 - cetkovicmarko - April 28, 2015 // 12:28 pm
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thanks, very good app!

#47 - smilerdj24 - March 27, 2015 // 2:13 pm
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brilliant. cant wait to try this bad boy out. thank you

#46 - assman123 - March 26, 2015 // 12:42 pm
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Worked for me! Thanks!

#45 - PS4 News - March 29, 2014 // 7:27 am
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Following up on his previous release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer SvenGDK has made available XMBPC v3 Beta followed by details on v3.0.1 with the changelogs outlined below.

Download: XMBPC_v3.rar

Changelogs v3.0.0

  • Changed back to beta (Read why: or below)
  • Completely new fullscreen setup
  • You can now protect XMBPC with a password (will get updates with a lockscreen)
  • Updated emulators, now detecting if x32 or x64 to have a better performance
  • Fixed: No Games showing
  • Other minor fixes

Changelogs v3.0.0 - v3.0.1

  • Emulators will not more start twice
  • Gameintro should not more be laggy

Hi followers! After some hours of thinking about XMBPC, I'm ready to change some things and to talk about it.

But first, I would like to thank you all for testing and sharing XMBPC. Since the v1 release in June 2013 until now I count over 20000 downloads, which is for me more than adequate

Now to the changes I would like to do... The release status of XMBPC will be reverted back to beta, since there are alot of bugs which really need to be fixed first.

For a stable release, the basic functions must work for everyone, but this isn't the case here. The current release will get an update soon which changes only the name of the tool, so don't worry about missing features or something else

What about XMBOSX now after this changes?

XMBOSX will NOT be available within the next 3-6 months because there are really alot of features I can't make possible on OS X with a "Wine" port and I don't really have the time to learn Objective-C beside the school...

So I need someone which could realize this properly with Objective-C or you will have to wait until I learn it myself (I will learn it sure in the near future).

Any news about the PS3 emulation?

Yes, there is a PS3 emulator in development. It will be implemented as soon as the hardware emulation is accurate enough to run official PS3 games

Update: In related news, Devil 303 also made available PS3 XMB Package downloader v0.20.00 (XMBPD) with details below.

Download: XMBPD_v0.20.00_Rebug_4.78_Only.pkg (11.1 MB)

The developer Devil 303 known for some tools for customization of the XMB, is back with a new update of the tool called XMB Package downloader only compatible with CFW Rebug 4.78.x. XMB Package downloader allows you to download homebrew directly to the hard drive inside the PS3 without the need of a flash drive and is automatically installed after the download is just like any official package $ony. The new update contains cover for multiMAN, new set of icons and more pkg NO-PSN. The full changelog can read here below.


1. Download the archive, unpack it and c opiare the XMBPKGDLR folder dev_hdd0 / game /
2. Replace the 3 XMLs file dev_blind / vsh / resource / explore / xmb /
3. Replace the 3 dev_hdd0 file in the / tmp / explore / xil2 / music / xx / c / xxxxxxxxxxxx / folder

Note: The folder "xx" will be different depending on the region, such as "us", "gb", "IE", etc. The folder names "XXXXXXXXXXXX" appear to be random or based on user / console and you just check yourself, for example, I found the xml files usually in the first folder, and 2 PNG in the last two folders.

In addition there are risks to writing files in the flash and it 's all in your peril, It' s just a POC so there might be bugs. ... .Another Thing that I think is possible is to have the list of automatically updated to boot homebrew, using a custom XML



  • New category added = Themes (I'm still working on this)
  • New Addon available for installation through the installer XMBPD = CFW Applications folder, add a new folder in your XMB which you can then install applications in a way to keep them separate from your giochi.Alcune applications available in the program's tools XMBPD will install to this folder by default. You can choose to add this folder to your game or to the NETWORK category
  • New additional function "Refresh Package Lists" (using the command Webman)
  • New Set of icons for all categories, all the icons are added to the RCO files detected for faster response and smaller file size while maintaining quality.

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