Today PSP hacker Dark_AleX has released a library that aides homebrew developers in making applications resembling the look and feel of the PSP's original XMB.

The PSP VLF Library (VSH Look & Feel) is also responsible for the official 'XMB' look of Despertar del Cementerio, for example.

Download: http://dark-alex.org/vlf10.zip [Right-click, Save As]

To quote: It is here finally. Note that the library is incompatible with old version. Now all Add function return a pointer (an opaque type), not an integer. Intrafont.prx has also changed slightly, so make sure to use new intrafont.prx.

There are two version of the library, one with png support, and other without it. The one with png support additionally exports png and zlib functions in vlfutils.

Plans for future versions are like this:

1.1 C++ and D oop wrappers,add some missing functions and add other style to central menu,

2.0 Sound support, fix position bugs, and implement messagedialog natively.

There may be other versions in between. Also at some point I will look at how the new waves are drawn, it is not a gmo model.

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