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Iris Manager v2.65 PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated By Estwald


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33w ago - Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.65 followed by IrisMAN 2.65-2 (Mod) by aldostools with the changes detailed below.

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To quote, roughly translated: What's new in version 2.65:

  • Added supports for CFW 4.50 DEX and 4.53.
  • Added tools to create, extract and patch ISOs (Error 0x80010009) from PC (with source code and can be compiled at least from MinGW and Cygwin).
  • Added the ability to create, copy, delete ISOs (except in EXTx ) and extract ISOs from Iris Manager.
  • Added Error 0x80010009 fix for updates and ISOs (except EXTx) from the "Check Files" option.
  • New rawseciso (source code included in the. rar) with some bugs fixes and improvements against errors (even allows disconnect/reconnect the device), and includes support for HDD0, USB00X through a new mode (see launch_iso_game () in Iris Manager source code) and a mixed mode file/list of sectors for the Build ISO (see launch_iso_build () in Iris Manager source code).
  • In Archive Manager now supports Build ISO in all devices (FAT32/NTFS/EXTx) and detects extensions .mkv, .avi, .mp4, .ogm, .mpg as multimedia video files to launch "Showtime".
  • Now the current game is saved to return to that game during the game refresh and the last game launched to show when connect the device that contains it.
  • Added exception in the Archive Manager to detect if an ISO launched from a "BD ISO" folder is taken as Bluray Video.
  • Fixed several bugs like filenames too long in Archive Manager and added other small details and optimizations (such as now when a device with NTFS/EXTx partitions is detected, the USB icon appears blue during the waiting time before mounting.

Cobra Mode

Cobra mode only activates when Iris Manager is configured in *Payload without Disk* and syscall 8 de cobra in 4.46 is detected. In the mode is not necessary to patch explore_plugin.srpx but could be neccesary to patch libfs.sprx.

Supported Features

  • From NTFS, EXTx, /dev_hdd0, /dev_usb00x. drive:

PS3 games ISOS:

You can find them in folder "/PS3ISO". ICON.PNG you wil see it from the ISO itself but you can use a .PNG (wide) image or .JPG (stretched) with the same name of the ISO like a external caratule. That same caratule (i will have to fix this...) (The ones from Multiman with Titled ID). You could use splitted ISOS (if you need it) with the following extension: name.iso.0, name.iso.1,... name.iso.9 (2048 bytes/sector). ISOS can be inside /PS3ISO.

ISOS from DVD:

You can perform this only from "Archive Manager" (default mode). ISOS could be splited (if you need this) with the following extension: name.iso.0, name.iso.1,... name.iso.9 (2048 bytes/sector)

ISOS from Blu-ray:

Only from "Archive Manager" (Autodected of UDF by default, all in the same folder BDISO). ISOS could be splitted (if you need this) with the following extensions: name.iso.0, name.iso.1,... name.iso.9 (2048 bytes/sector)

  • From /dev_hdd0, /dev_usb00x drive:

PS3 games with scrambled files: Same mode with, Cobra's mount.

PS1 ISOS: Uses Iris manager support.

  • From /dev_hdd0 drive:

PS2 ISOS:

CD (without audio tracks and only ISO of 2048 bytes/sector) and DVD (2048 bytes/sector). Not supported USB flashdrives in this mode. ISOS could be inside /PS2ISO folder.

  • From any NTFS and EXTx drive and in Archive Manager:

From ANY device:

PS3 ISOS, BD and DVD from any folder. Using Autodetect.

Dinamic creation of ISOS:

Select one file, push SELECT and use "Build ISO from file" option to go back to XMB with Data DVD, ISO.

Dinamic creation of ISOS, with Showtime launch:

Select and push X over a file extension .avi, mp4 or .mkv (I created a DVD ISO of 32 GB). If Showtime is already installed this will execute automatically, select Bluray drive and done. (Showtime is slow to recognize and then play that file, but then plays faster)

Note about dinamic creation:

The trick is to create a small file in HDD0 with the name "iris_manager.biso" which contains ISO information and then add data sectos from the file.

Note on ISOS: It's VERY IMPORTANT that those files not be FRAGMENTED to avoid problems.

  • Archive Manager:

Has certain capacity to detect ISOS to mount them from any folder (avoid using PS1 ISOS), Creating ISOS dynamically, having only one file (SELECT and "Build ISO from files) or just executing from Showtime with files .avi, .mp4, .mpg, .ogm y .mkv. ISOS must be 2048bytes/sector and have .ISO extension or if it's fragmented in many parts, use extensions like: .iso.0, .iso.1.... .iso.9...

  • Options of ISOS in the GUI:

If you push SELECT we can select an ISO as favourite or unmount if it's NTFS or EXTx.

PS3 favorites are taken as preference to show them/execute them to /dev_hdd0, then ISOS and last /dex_usb00x

We can create, copy, delete and extact ISOS, we can patch them (except in EXTx) via "Checking files" depends disposible options for each game.

  • PSP games: No support.
  • Creating PS3 games ISOS:

From Iris manager, the last new tool *makeps3iso* (included in the .RAR files as PC ps3iso utilities (with src).zip or with Cobra ODE tool. You can do this from scrambled files: [Register or Login to view links]

NOTE: Is recommended to use patchps3iso with the latest version of your CFW, then create the ISO in your PC. This will modity PARAM.SFO and SELF/SPRX in case of this you need it.

Some examples:

patchps3iso my_iso.iso 4.46 -> Just for one file.

patchps3iso my_iso.iso.0 4.46 -> for split ISOS

Finally, from aldostools:

New in 2.65-1:

  • Added most (if not all) the features of Iris Manager 2.65, not annoying ads,
  • Display of file sizes in File Manager,
  • Added support for SITE MMQUIT in FTP to quit to XMB using my FTP Client,
  • Cobra plugins are not unloaded unless you hold X when the manager starts.

New in 2.65-2:

  • Fixed label for Build ISO menu.
  • Menu now use for: O = Cancel, X = Accept, /\ = No.
  • Added ability to abort in the “calc_entries” stage of the build ISO process




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#127 - PS3 News - 24w ago
Following up on Iris Manager v2.86 and IrisMAN v2.86-1, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.87 alongside IrisMAN 2.87-1 Mod followed by 2.87-2 Mod from aldostools with the changes outlined below.

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To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.87:

  • Added animated background GUI4 slide. Use "Change Current GUI" (Use Change Curret GUI to find) to find and "Change Background Color" (Change Background Color for differents effects) to get different effects.
  • Added Chinese Traditional / Simplified (Added Chinese Traditional / Simplified Thanks Liqianyu.!)

IMPORTANT: After installing the PKG, restart the PS3, if Iris Manager was loaded before.

IrisMAN 2.87-1 Changelog:

  • Added the changes from official Iris Manager 2.87
  • Instead of a new ‘GUI mode’, the ‘disco’ animation is a background ‘color’:
  • That means that the new animation is available in all GUI modes of IRISMAN.
  • Removed the useless “character set” test from Global Settings.
  • Added 2nd default to Video Adjust: press O twice
  • To change effects in the new “disco” background use LEFT/RIGHT arrows in Global Settings.

IrisMAN 2.87-2 Changelog: (FEB/11/14)

  • Minor fixes / trying to fix the issue with ISOS on non-cobra CFW (mamba)

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#126 - PS3 News - 25w ago
Following up on Iris Manager v2.86, PlayStation 3 homebrew developer aldostools has updated his port to IrisMAN v2.86-1 with the changes outlined below.

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Changes in 2.86-1: (updated 2014-02-09!)

  • Added some of the changes from official Iris Manager 2.86 (the other changes were already implemented in IrisMAN)

Note: If you use webMAN on Cobra CFW, unmount any mounted game before launching IRISMAN.

v2.85b-1: (2014-02-05!)

  • Added Changes from official Iris Manager 2.85B,
  • Improvements extracting the files from ISO
  • Download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally

v2.81-1: (2014-02-2)

  • Added Changes from official Iris Manager 2.81
  • Added Shortcuts to Internet Browser and Showtime.

v2.80-2: (2014-01-30)

  • Increased the font size in File Manager.
  • Added display of the path for the selected game to Options menu.

v2.80-1: (2014-01-29)

  • Added changes from official Iris Manager 2.80.
  • Added new tool "Download Latest webMAN" for Cobra CFW.

Major Features:

  • Almost all the features from Iris Manager 2.85B (including ISO features for Cobra CFW and Mamba payload for 4.53 HABIB and 4.46 non-cobra)
  • Download and update the latest webMAN plugin directly from the PS3
  • Added scanning of games on /GAMES, /GAMEZ, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD, /PSXISO folders
  • Also added the option to scan /host_root and /dev_hdd0/video (spoofed games folder used by matsumoto's stealth version of multiMAN)
  • Added new GUI mode: grid 6x4 and 8x6 from PS3ITA Manager (for a total of 4 GUI modes with/without covers)
  • Added payloads for 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA Manager and 4.53CEX from HABIB
  • Added display of covers from multiMAN or from ICON0.PNG
  • New buttons layout to resemble multiMAN / XMB buttons layout
  • Hold R2 or L2 while the program is starting to enter directly into File Manager mode without scan games
  • Added progress bar while games are being scanned and when file permissions are applied
  • Prevents re-scan of games when exiting from File Manager
  • Added option to disable the loading of the Fan Control Utility payload
  • Added auto-preview and full screen preview of images (.jpg/.png)
  • Changed colors, default temperature table, some labels, etc
  • Auto-boot PSX ISO placed in USRDIR/ps1_iso/ (useful to create PS1 pkgs). Hold L1/R1 for memory card configuration.
  • Launch PS3, PS2 & PSX ISOS on 4.46/4.53 (Cobra & non-cobra)
  • Auto-spoof of Console ID
  • Download and update the latest webMAN plugin directly from the PS3
  • Download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally

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#125 - RetroA - 25w ago
well multiman is the best better than any backup manager.

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#124 - PS3 News - 25w ago
Following up on the previous revisions, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.86 followed by v2.86B with the changes detailed below.

Download: [Register or Login to view links] / [Register or Login to view links]

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.86:

  • Improved graphical GUI. From "Change Current GUI" you can select.

1) GUI0 - Iris Manager Classic (no covers). Remember to change the color to choose with or without flashing cursor
2) GUI1 - Slide with animation (new)
3) GUI2 - Iris Manager Classic with covers.
4) GUI3 - Log no animation (original)

  • New tools v1.7 PS3ISO corrected an error in booking space.

What's New in version 2.86B:

  • New "Disco" GUI mode

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#123 - PS3 News - 25w ago
Following up on the previous revision, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.85 followed by v2.85B, v2.85C and IrisMAN v2.85B-1 from aldostools with the changes detailed below.

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To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.85:

  • Added an option to download PS3 covers from Global Options -> Tools -> Download Cover
  • From Options -> Game Update you can uptade/download the current game selected cover
  • Covers are downloaded from gametdb.com (thank you very much to GameTDB for the support )
  • language.ini are updated with two new text strings (Download Cover and Game Update)
  • Some permissions problems on hdd0 were solved.
  • Rudirastelli PS3_ISO_TOOLS_V1.6B_U.rar removed by some problems to create ISOS (use makeps3iso.exe only to create ISOS)

What's New in version 2.85B:

  • Improved extraction of files from the ISO (obtaining ICON0.PNG, images and other PARAM.SFO, which caused a hang in certain ISOS)

What's New in version 2.85C:

  • Fixed missing network initialization prior cover update
  • Improved the cover scroll animation

IrisMAN v2.85B-1 Changelog:

  • Added changes from official Iris Manager 2.85 and 2.85B: Including the improvements extracting the files from ISO and the download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally (it first seeks in multiMAN's cover folder, which reduce the number of covers that must be downloaded).
  • Added Changes from official Iris Manager 2.85B
  • Improvements extracting the files from ISO
  • Download of covers from GameTDB when the cover is not available locally

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