- Today Vic
let us know he released a PS3 Game (Rip-to-iSO) Mass Converter application for those interested with details below.
Download: PS3 GAME RIP-TO-ISO MASS CONVERTER.zip
/ PS3 GAME RIP-TO-ISO MASS CONVERTER.zip
To quote via e-mail: Hi I created a little tool to help out converting all those fun game rips to iso form. This is my contribution back to the PS3 scene. Hope this helps everybody.
PS3 GAME (RIP-TO-ISO) MASS CONVERTER will convert all game rips in any game folder you drag and drop onto the CONVERT_TO_ISO.BAT file. It can also continue converting where you left off if suddenly you stop the program or your PC shuts off or whatever the scenario that may happen.
All options you select don't take place until you have a chance to review and finalize everything. What could of taken you a few days or longer to do manually can now possibly be done over night or a few hours.
From the included ReadMe file: PROGRAM AND ITS SOURCE CODE ARE FREE TO MODIFY AND USE UNDER THE GPL LICENSE. - Vic
IMPORTANT NOTE: (A LOT OF EFFORT WAS PUT INTO THE DESIGN AND TESTING OF THIS APP TO INSURE RESULTS BUT THE SAME APPLIES AS ALL OTHER APPS, USE OF THIS APP IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. )
*MAKE SURE TO UNZIP THE FOLDER TO YOUR DESKTOP AND IT IS NOT A FOLDER INSIDE OF ANOTHER FOLDER, IT SHOULD BE ONE SINGLE FOLDER WITH ALL FILES INSIDE.
- Designed for windows 7, Not sure if it will run properly on any other windows systems.
- Do not rename any files
- Do not rename folder
- PS3 GAME (RIP-TO-ISO) MASS Converter - folder must be placed on your Desktop in order to work.
HOW TO USE THE PROGRAM:
Simply put the PS3 GAME (RIP-TO-ISO) MASS Converter folder on your desktop and drag your game directory that holds all your PS3 rips on top of the CONVERT_TO_ISO.bat file and follow directions. If you need to stop the program at anytime for whatever reason just click close on the program box. Make sure not to forget to go into the directory after manually stopping the program and delete the partially generated iso file.
*ANY OPTIONS SELECTED WILL NOT TAKE EFFECT UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN A CHANCE TO REVIEW AND FINALIZE YOUR OPTIONS.
ANY ISO'S YOU MAY HAVE ALREADY IN A FOLDER WITH GAME RIPS WETHER GENERATED WITH THIS PROGRAM OR NOT WILL NOT BE GENERATED AGAIN IF YOU RUN THE PROGRAM AGAIN IT WILL SEE YOU HAVE THAT ISO ALREADY AND SKIP CREATING IT AND IF DELETE OPTION IS ON IT WILL ALSO SKIP THE DELETION OF THE GAME RIP FOLDER IF STILL AVAILABLE.
HOPE THIS MAKES THINGS EASIER FOR EVERYBODY.
!!!BIG THANKS GOES TO TEAM COBRA!!!
: Some advantages of ISO's:
1.) you can play games with files larger than 4GB from external HDD using split ISO files
2.) you can create an ISO with a PS3_EXTRA with multiple large PKG files to install from external HDD
3.) Large files are loaded/copied faster than several small files (less seek/open/close operations)
4.) you can stream ISOs from PC to your PS3 console(s) (wired network is suggested)
5.) It's easier to check the integrity of your game (eg. MD5 of a single file)
6.) ISO are easily created with mmCM / multiMAN
7.) ISO let you play PS2/PSX/PSP without conversion* (with compatibility issues with some games)
Some disadvantages of ISO's:
1.) ISOs are not compatible on non-Cobra CFW
2.) Modding of ISO require extract -> mod -> inject files or rebuild of ISO (eg. rip of files to save space usage)
3.) ISO require extra tools to open or create on PC