76w ago - Following up on his previous release, this weekend PlayStation 3 homebrew developer PsDev has updated PS3Tools GUI Edition to version 2.5 which now includes a new PS3 GUI and features as outlined below.
To quote: To jump right into it, I have added a lot into this version. RCO dumper SFO reader and a whole new GUI form and GUI improvements.
When the program first loads, you're going to be opted to choose the GUI, well remember the original GUI for the main screen? Well I added a new one that took out the Command prompt emulator, made the form smaller and sleeker.
Once you choose the GUI you want it will take you too the specific form, but wait, you want to use the other GUI after your done with your first selection? Well I though of that and instead of having it close after selection it stay's alive until you're done!
Added loading bar on both GUI
Added dialogs to see completion
Add messageboxes for errors and PUP completion
Fixed minor bugs
Fixed Core_os image reader tool
Side Note: All RCO's that are dumped will be shown in the RCO folder.
If you repack any .PKG with they will install on 4.11 DEX. I have had a great deal of fun learning TCL TK and some python to try and make this tool as easy to use as possible for those who don't want to install Macports. Read README and how to use included.
PS3Tools v2 for OSX:
New: no more X11 needed all GUI is written in tcl tk.
Edit Read and Create PARAM.SFO files.
Fail0verFlow make self tool
As of now you can:
unself : F0F unself
unself2 : F0F unself2 See README.txt for mallory instructions.
readself : F0F readself and readself2<
make_self : This is geohot's make_self.
make_self_F0F : F0F make self tool<
make_self_npdrm : This is geohot's make_self_npdrm tool.
package_finalize : This is geohot's tool to make any .pkg installable on WutangrzaCFW.
norunpack : F0F to unpack NOR.BIN.
pupunpack : This will unpack any PS3UPDAT.PUP
pupexplode : This will unarchive all the files from the PS3UPDAT.PUP
ungpkg : This is for unpkg npdrm pkg (works on some .pkg not on others)
unpkg : This is for unpkg of regular pkg (works on some .pkg not on others)
unpack_devflash : it's a simple dev_flash extractor for 3.56+ PUPs --thanks Wargio
make_pkg : This is HACKERSCHANNEL-PS3Py's python script that will make a npdrm .pkg that will install on your PS3.
Extract CoreOs : it's a simple CoreOs extractor for 3.56+ PUPs --thanks Wargio
Edit PARAM.SFO : Edit or read a Game PARAM.SFO file. <
New PARAM.SFO : create a New PARAM.SFO file for your homebrew. <
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Added Dev_flash and Dev_flash3 dumper
Removed conf editor
Removed space wasting buttons
Added other tools section
No extra tab screen
Less memory by about 4mb
No more random cmd box popping up.
Fixed memory issue
Fixed permissions glitch
Can unpack any PS3 firmwares dev_flash.
Can unpack any "PS3" Firmware up to date. Gets really fast after first or second use.
A console is built into the program showing you the exact log a cmd would.
Can Decrypt PS3/PSP retail PKG files (Signed by sony installable via OFW).
Can readself of, Appldr, lv0, lv1ldr, lv2ldr, isoldr, EBOOT.BIN or if any of the things that you want to read are not listed on a button you can run a custom command to do it, for example: aim_spu_module.self just type that in where it says input and it will read it. So any file that is possible to use via readself, can be done in a fast manor 1-2 sec.
An awesome Core_os_package tool that can decrypt, extract and encrypt the Core_os_package.pkg all in about 1-2 sec.
Sign pkg for 3.55 or 3.41
UnSELF a file.
Build SELF a file.
Whenever a tar file is modified, it's permissions need to be set, this tool can do that for you. fix the tar file for the following FW. retail fw up to 3.72, debug fw up to 3.72 and retail and debug fw 4.0.
HOW TO USE:
Lets use a example: If you want to unpack a ps3 update just get the PS3UPDAT.PUP (Don't change the name of any file in ps3 FW keep original) and put in tool folder, run my program click unpack and it will unpack it.
So like if you want to fix tar make sure the update_files.tar stays the same name and put in the main folder where program is located.. same for anyfile keep the original name. So it's pretty simpe just drag the file that you want the tool to do something with and keep the original name.
Here is a video I made (I am pretty bad a videos) to help it' a tutorial that covers everything. If some one else could make a better one that would be awesome. THIS VIDEO IS FOR THE BETA VERSION. STILL HELPFUL
PS3Tools GUI Edition will create two new files for the Core_os_package. "decrypted_core_os" and "CORE_OS_PACKAGE_ENCRYPTED.pkg" don't change the name of the decrypted one or else you won't be able to encrypt it.