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21w ago - Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.93 followed by v2.93-1, v2.93-2, v2.93-3, v2.93-4, v2.93-5, v2.93-6, v2.93-7, v2.93-8, v2.93-9, v2.93-10, v2.93-11 and v2.93-12 Mods by aldostools with the changes outlined below.

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To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.93:

  • Updated the ISO tools (PC_ps3iso_utilities_with_src_v1.8.zip) to patch ISO games with required FW version up to 4.60 in patchps3iso
  • By request of Lustar ( GameTDB ) I have introduced a new system to update the covers (covers): Iris Manager now use the User Agent "IrisManager - v2.93" to access that server.
  • In the game updates, the User Agent was changed also to simulate a PC
  • Added support ( for Cobra / Mamba ) for Bluray movies, DVD Video and MKV (using "BluRay Drive" on Showtime).
  • In the "Homebrew" category the homebrews/PSN are listed first and in the new "Films" category (only the movies are listed)

NOTE 1: As a reminder, pressing R3 / L3 you access the various categories.

  • Supports internal (hdd0) and external hard drives in NTFS, EXTx or FAT format.
  • The bluray movies should be in the root folder /BDISO, the DVD movies in /DVDISO (as in multiMAN). Subfolders are allowed and a JPG with the same name as the ISO is supported as cover (e.g. my_film.iso -> my_film.jpg as cover). The display name is taken from the file itself, so it is recommended to edit it if it is too long or non descriptive.
  • The MKV should go in the root folder /MKV. Subfolders are allowed and a JPG with the same name as the ISO is supported as cover (e.g. my_film.mkv -> my_film.jpg as cover). The display name is taken from the file itself, so it is recommended to edit it if it is too long or non descriptive. After selecting a movie, an ISO is created dynamically to associate with the BDVD unit, then Showtime is launched to play it.

NOTE 2: For films the Options menu (accessed with SELECT) is not available.

NOTE 3: We have also made ​​other changes to the code level, such as inclusion in main.h of the tags that define the internal flags for the games / movies. Hope that I have not screwed it up in the translation of the code.

NOTE 4 In principle, the support for /BDISO and /DVDISO was included thinking on those who have a broken the Bluray drive. Since we were doing this, MKV support was added (creating a dynamically ISO) if someone wants to use such films using covers. Showtime can play perfectly these movies with its NTFS support and it also allows you to navigate freely between directories: this option is mainly for geeks.

IrisMAN v2.93-1 Mod Changelog:

This is an "unofficial" version of Iris Manager 2.93 by Estwald/D-Skywalk. This version includes all the new Cobra/Mamba payload and ISO features added by Estwald. The changes that I made are mainly related to the user interface (buttons layout are more XMB-like, quick access to File Manager, progress bar when game list is scanned or file permissions are applied, colors, 15 gui modes, etc.).

It also includes the Payloads for 4.41DEX/4.46DEX/4.50DEX/4.53CEX/4.55CEX from Rancid-O's PS3ITA Manager. The most notable feature is that unlike the official version, it scans GAMES/GAMEZ on the external drives.

Changelog 2.93-1:

  • Added the features from official Iris Manager 2.93
  • Added support for Blu-ray and DVD ISOS and MKV videos on Cobra/Mamba (4.46, 4.53, 4.55)
  • Use separated icons for MKV and DVD ISO
  • Scan /VIDEO and /MOVIES folders.
  • /MKV path can be customized in settings.ini

Side note: The integration of these changes was very hard this time, due Estwald updated a lot of code in 2.93 documenting the internal flags. I had to analyze a lot of code that was already implemented in IRISMAN

Changelog 2.93-2:

  • Fixed a bug reading the path for covers from settings.ini
  • Moved settings.ini to USRDIR (to make it easier to update using a PKG)

Changelog 2.93-3:

  • Added more GUI customization options to settings.ini
  • Now the EBOOT in /dev_hdd0/game folder is checked first to know if the game needs to be patched
  • Added shortcut buttons for faster GUI selection in Global Settings menu.

Changelog 2.93-4:

  • Fixed a regression in the selection of background pictures
  • Added display of game version to more menu

Changelog 2.93-5:

  • Cached game list for faster start up; added patch for PSID; improved patch for IDPS; unmount /dev_rewrite and /dev_habib. (Added cached game list for fast start up of the manager, added option to patch the PSID and various improvements to the patch of the Console ID).

Changelog 2.93-6:

  • Fixed the patches of PSID and Console ID (idps) on 4.55.
  • Also fixed the broken feature that allows to auto launch a PS1 game stored in USRDIR/ps1_iso.
  • Added some tweaks to improve the load time of the manager.

Changelog 2.93-7:

  • Fixed a freeze issue when the NTFS device is mounted and the cached list already contained NTFS games.
  • Fixed the display of ICON0 when browsing dev_hdd0/GAMES folder in File Manager
  • Added support to display ICON0 when browsing the /dev_hdd0/home folder in File Manager
  • Added shortcut SELECT+L3 / SELECT+R3 to refresh the game list (L3 / R3 alone were mapped to select the game list mode: Favorite/Homebrew/Films)

Changelog 2.93-8:

  • Added support for .VM1 / .cfg saved in the same folder of the PSX isos stored in /PSXISO and /ps1_iso folders (previously they were using a common file for all isos)
  • Removed the annoying "PSX Options Saved" message when saving a memory card option.
  • More bug fixes for the cached game list.
  • Fixed display of covers for PSXISOs.

Changelog 2.93-9:

  • New background mode that auto-displays the PIC1.PNG of the selected game.
  • The settings.ini now is not replaced when the manager is updated. The default settings are now stored in settings_default.ini
  • Added option to hide the Sort Mode label displayed at the bottom of the Coverflow

In this version, the PIC1.PNG is allowed to be displayed for NTFS (ISO) games. If you experience any freeze issue, change the ShowPIC1 to 2 in settings.ini (e.g ShowPIC1 = 2) Please report back if I have to revert the option to the previous default: ShowPIC1 = 1

Changelog 2.93-10: (Update - MAR/31/14)

  • Added support to display covers from multiMAN's covers_retro folder (PS1/PS2).
  • Added display of TITLE ID for PS1/PS2 in Game Options menu (TRIANGLE)
  • Fixed issue that closed the Global Settings menu when NTFS was refreshed.

Changelog 2.93-11: (Update - APR/8/14)

  • Added PSP ISO support on Cobra CFW (thanks to master deank for webMAN's source code)
  • Added fix game option to File Manager menu (fix error 80010009 on games that require a higher fw version)
  • Added "Refresh Game List" option to Global Menu (SELECT+R3)
  • Minor tweaks to the GUI

Changelog 2.93-12: (Update - APR/13/14)

  • Some bugs fixed.
  • Some new features.








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#117 - aldostools - 28w ago
bigvern1979 inside the RAR of the official Iris Manager, you will find the following archive: patch_tools_libfs_exploreplugin.rar

Follow the instructions found in libfs_notes.txt and explore_plugin_notes.txt

The gamesonic manager already includes these sprx already patched.

If you use Cobra/Mamba, the explore_plugin is not necessary. If you use ISOS or NTFS (that only can play ISOS), the libfs is not necessary either, except for games in JB folder format stored in dev_hdd0.

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#116 - bigvern1979 - 28w ago
i use this manager and think its great no problems at all just a quick question when its mounted game i get something about 4.50 sprx plugin not found may reduce game compatibility how do i get this plugin? many thanks

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#115 - PS3 News - 28w 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 2.73 followed by IrisMAN 2.73-1 by aldostools with the changes detailed below.

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To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.73:

  • Fixed bugs in makeps3iso and its equivalent in Iris Manager.
  • Removed plugin download from Iris Manager (I am not responsible for any interference that provoke with Iris Manager to have plugins in the background, playing things )

IrisMAN (Mod) v2.73-1 by aldostools

Yet another fork of Iris Manager 2.73. This version integrates also some features from Racind-O's PS3ITA Manager, payloads from HABIB and the new Cobra/Mamba payload features from Estwald/D-Skywalk.

IrisMAN Changelog 2.73-1:

  • Added changes from official Iris Manager 2.73

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#114 - PS3 News - 30w 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 2.72 followed by v2.72-1, v2.72-2, v2.72-3 and v2.72-4 by aldostools with the changes detailed below.

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

What’s New in version 2.72:

  • Fixed bugs found in makeps3iso, patchps3iso and extractps3iso tools and their equivalents in Iris Manager.
  • Fixed bug date
  • Added support for game updates (Game Update):
  • You will find it in the game Options. First it will let you choose the updates that it finds (considering if the .PKG is already downloaded in the directory and the current version of the game) and then it will proceed to download them all (in the /PKG directory of Iris, i.e /dev_hdd0/game/IMANAGER4/PKG). Finally, it will open the Archive Manager in the directory to give you option to install them.
  • For developers: you needs my http and ssl changes to compile it (github.com/Estwald/PSDK3v2)
  • Added some other things [LOL]

IrisMAN Version 2.72-1 by Aldo Vargas

  • Added all the features, bug fixes from official Iris Manager 2.72
  • More app speed

Major features:

  • Most (if not all) the features from Iris Manager 2.65 (including ISO features for Cobra CFW)
  • Added scanning of games on /GAMES, /GAMEZ, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD on external drive
  • 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
  • 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.

New Button mapping:

In game list:

  • X = Select/Mount game
  • O = Cancel / Exit to XMB
  • Triangle = Menu
  • Start = Global config
  • Select + Start = File Manager
  • Select + O = Prompt for reboot the PS3
  • L2 + Start = Change GUI mode
  • L1 / R1 = Scroll game list by page
  • R3 = Re-scan the games

In File Manager:

  • X = View in Hex Editor / Launch file
  • O or Triangle = File Menu
  • Square = Select file/folder
  • Select + Triangle = Select/Unselect all files/folder
  • Select + Start = Exit File Manager
  • Select + O = Exit to XMB
  • Select + X = View in Hex Editor (PKG, .self) / on .. go to root
  • L1 / R1 = Scroll up/down by page
  • Left / Right / Switch panel
  • L2 / R2 = Switch vertical/horizontal screen layout
  • L3 / R3 = Quick jump to paths (root, self path, other panel path)

About:

Xmas gift: Added option to spoof console id on LV2. The option is found in Tools menu.

Based on the code from Rancid-O's PS3ITA 1.51 with some fixes and added support for 4.53

Changes in 2.72-1:

  • Added all the features & bug fixes from official Iris Manager 2.72 (Splash screen and holidays greetings were omitted)

Changes in 2.72-2:

  • Added option to auto-spoof Console ID (Added option to spoof console id on LV2).
  • Use [Start] button > Tools > Spoof Console ID.
  • Removed the redundant "Return" menu options from menus.
  • Changed default to Disc-less payload.
  • Changed order of options in global and tools menus.
  • Improved selection of GUI mode option in Global menu.

Changelog 2.72-3:

  • Now remembers the last launched game
  • Minor fixes

Changelog 2.72-4:

  • Fixed bug that caused to return to the previous menu trying to create an ISO
  • Hex Editor now asks to exit only if there was change
  • Fixed the focus for last game after a NTFS drive is mounted
  • Improved save config dialog

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#113 - hishamage - 30w ago
Following up on the previous release and their recent PS3 4.53 CFW, today Team SGK unofficially updated the PS3ITA Manager PS3 homebrew application to PS3ITA Manager v1.51 for Custom Firmware users.

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MD5: 68c3bfe9566925326f3c20bc4c956d42

To quote, roughly translated: Hi to all voilla for you my all 1 manager by SGK, based on the source of PS3ITA Manager thank you has this Team.

Changelog:

1: update control fan 4.53
2: update payload for cfw 4.53
3: update changes consoleid 4.53
4: adding libfs 4.53 patched
5: adding explores plugin 4.53 patched

SGKManager - 4.53 - V1 - NPEB01899.pkg

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