28w ago - Following up on his previous release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer nathanr3269 (aka Nathan_r32_69) has made available PUAD GUI v1.3 followed by v1.4 which is a PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter for Windows.
Program will stop when finish, and now you can modify as you wish but DON'T RENAME ANY FILE
Click on Repack/Reempaquetar for create new PUP
* - Make sure the folder is empty to avoid errors
** - Don't rename any file/folder, must have original name and extension given by PUAD GUI
Q: Can re-pack PUP file?
A: Yes, for dev_flash and Core_OS, repacker option is available from version 1.1
Q: Can i rename files created by Repacker option?
A: NO, NO and NO!! You can modify files but NEVER rename it
Q: The program is going slow or crashes
A: The program uses many resources, even if it looks locked is still working
Q: Background music is heard slow
A: Disable it in menu or in the boot.ini file
Q: How can i change the background music?
A: Replaces SOUND.BIN file in bin folder with another in MP3 format
Q: Always fails while unpacks PKG
A: Make sure PKG key is in the orrect place and the output folder there is no file
Q: Works with regular ps3tools files and keys?
A: No, only works with embedded files and keys, are modified for PUAD only
Q: If i change something in Core_OS and i'm doing something wrong, can brick my PS3?
A: Yes, your PS3 wil be bricked and only can be saved with a flasher, this option is only for developers or people with knowledge about it
A: I REPEAT, THIS OPTION IS ONLY FOR DEVELOPERS OR PEOPLE WITH FLASHER
Q: I get an error at startup
A: Make sure you have all the necessary files and update your version of Windows
Sometimes music stutters when you have a lot of activity (when more RAM, better)
Seems to hang but is working, don't worry
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I have done this PS3 PUP Unpacker & Decrypter v2.2 homebrew application tool (basically is an script that use other tools) a long time ago for easily unpacking a PlayStation 3 PUP file for those who don't know how. This works on Cygwin and Ubuntu (not CMD windows)
Added options menu in help screen
"pup_PD.exe" modified, now can unpack "spkg_hdr.tar" and "ps3swu2.self" files on 3.56+ PUP
Added function to decrypt "index.dat"
Added function to unpack RCO files
Added function to unpack and convert VAG to WAV files
v2.2 - Added function to decrypt and unpack Core_OS
-h, --help displays this help
-x, --un-pup unpack PUP files only
-e, --un-tar unpack update_files.tar of PUP only
-c, --deun-core decrypt and unpack Core_OS of PUP file only
-t, --deun-tar decrypt and unpack TAR files of PUP only
-p, --deun-pkg decrypt and unpack all PKG files of PUP only
-s, --de-self decrypt all SELF files of PUP only
-i, --de-index unpack and decrypt index.dat of PUP only
-v, --conv-vag unpack and convert VAG to WAV files of PUP only
-r, --deun-rco decrypts and unpack RCO files of PUP only
-all, --deun-all unpack and decrypt entire PUP files
1) Unpack folder of RAR on your home directory in Cygwin (C:\cygwin\home\XXXX\Unpacker)
2) Copy PS3UPDAT.PUP file you want in it
3) Open Cygwin's console and enter the folder
4) And type: (OFW_355 is an example, you can change this)