71w ago - Following up on his PS3Tools GUI Edition v3.1 release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer PsDev has updated the homebrew application to version 3.2 which includes a PS3 EBOOT Re-Signer followed by version 3.3 and v3.5 / v3.6 / v3.7 by Ac1DMoDz as detailed below.
To quote: It's about time for another update to my program, this time around I added a scetool section. It has 3 new options with one favorite thanks to andreus for a script that I use, I also update the SFO Reader tool and fix some bugs. See official changelog below.
PS3Tools GUI Edition v3.2 Changes:
Added scetool section
Show curent keylist
Decrypt EBOOT.BIN up to 3.60
Decrypt and resign EBOOT.BIN automatically
Fixed SFOREADER bug
When ever you get a output it autp copys to clipboard
Minor bug fixes through out program to make it run a little more fluently.
Just to elaborate some on the auto EBOOT.BIN re-signer, just put the 3.60 EBOOT.BIN in the root of folder run the tool it will decrypt it and re-sign it for use on lower Firmware.
Note: Dropping a SPRX file and clicking decrypt will not decrypt it, nor error out, but report success and magically delete the SPRX file from the folder it was in.
Soon after the 3.2 release, he released 3.3 (via psx-scene.com/forums/content/releases-2479/), but claims it will be his final update, and the source code will be also released in the near future. To quote:
It has been fun making this program, it has gone threw 12 awesome updates. I'm sad to stop working on it, but I'm happy to see what you guys can continue to make it into. I will release the source code, but not today.
Lets leave that for another time and focus on this release. This is also the most stable version, all features have been tested not only by me but other people too, (Dcnigma, Industerialcode) and all features work properly.
v3.3 Final Changes:
SCETool v0.28 added
New keys added to keyset
New script for EBOOT resigning
New file system layout
Removed do it button
Now everytime you select a option from one of the drop down menu it does that option right away
Removed SELF tool
Every option has its individual message box completion of operation
There is a new way that the file system works. There is a individual folder for all the tools (PUP Tools, scetool, Core_os Tool ect) And when you want to use the tool just place the file in the correct folder and use the GUI. This system is cleaner and allows me to not use as much code.
There is a script in the scetool folder called fix. This script is what can be edited to your standards for the EBOOT resigning. I did this so if you want to sign for 3.41 ect or change compression or anything just edit the script and run the GUI no need for new update, much more efficient.
FOR /F "tokens=1,2 delims= " %%A IN ('scetool.exe -i EBOOT.BIN') DO (
if [%%A]==[ContentID] set CID=%%B
scetool.exe --decrypt EBOOT.BIN EBOOT.ELF
rename EBOOT.BIN ORIGINAL_EBOOT.BIN > NUL
scetool.exe --sce-type=SELF --compress-data=FALSE --skip-sections=TRUE --key-revision=0A --self-auth-id=1010000001000003 --self-add-shdrs=TRUE --self-vendor-id=01000002 --self-type=NPDRM --self-fw-version=0003005500000000 --np-license-type=FREE --np-content-id=%CID% --np-app-type=EXEC --np-real-fname=EBOOT.BIN --encrypt EBOOT.ELF EBOOT.BIN
del /Q EBOOT.ELF > NUL
scetool -i EBOOT.BIN
There is no more "Do It" button, since I change the way the files are modified I thought I will just make every option a button it self, is when you click the option you like from the drop down menu it will do the operation. Note: After click may take a sec for the operation to start be patient.
About PS3Tools GUI Edition v3.5 Ac1DMoDz Version, to quote (via psx-scene.com/forums/content/exclusive-2499/):
PS3Tools 3.5 GUI Edition is finally here! Ac1DMoDz has released a new sleek version of PS3Tools GUI Edition. This update includes a new layout and design. He plans on adding more tools and a theme in version 3.6.
Thanks to PsDev, Snowydew, Geohot, Fail0verFlow and everyone else who made this possible.
How to use:
Put the PS3UPDAT file into the PUP Tools folder and select PUP unpack in the GUI same with all the other files.
PS3Tools 3.6 GUI Edition: Some improvements were to add a SFO Editor under the SFO Tools category. I also added a Package Viewer to the tools along with a new category named Package Tools. The Core_os HexDump was removed because this feature was disabled in version 3.3 any ways, and along with all of them improvements I added very nice looking theme!
PS3Tools 3.7 GUI Edition Changelog:
PS3 HDD Studio Added!
Added HDD Section (I plan on adding more tools to this once Naehrwert releases his HDD Decryption tools? )
Updated the SCETool
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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.
Finally, in related news nevik has made available http://www.2shared.com/file/lv38Dbax/Ps3ToolsOsXv2pkg.html and http://www.2shared.com/file/CWuLP5jA/make_pkg.html (Windows) stating the following:
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
To quote: The major addition is a Retail PKG decryption and extraction tool. I also removed the extra tools as it wasn't needed, and wasted space, most external programs are gonna be taken out and be coded so it's internal. That way space, folder size and your Computers memory is more free.
I need to thank math because, this uses his AES engine and without it I would have had to code one on my own. (Don't worry I had his permission). It was truly a pain incorporating this into my program, much harder than the EDAT tools.