XMBPCE v0.7 PS3 Beta - a PC XMB Clone By SvenGDK is Released


56w ago - Following up on his previous revision, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer SvenGDK has released XMBPCE v0.7 Beta followed by v0.7.2 which is a PC XMB clone with the changelog below.

Download: XMBPCE v0.7 Beta with Cover Pack / XMBPCE v0.7.2 Beta with Cover Pack / PS3 Controller Drivers (x64 & x32)

To quote: Changelog for XMBPCE v0.70:

  • New game covers (Tomb Raider, Bioshock Infinite, ...)
  • You can now browse previous files, not only browse the next ones.
  • Theme installer (Yes, p3t files compatibility. TO INSTALL THEMES YOU NEED TO PLACE THE P3T FILE IN .mediaThemes)
  • Background downloader (Like on the PS3 with a speed indicator feature)
  • File browser for future things (You can control it with the controller and select your p3t theme from there)
  • Now loading game disc cover from “.mediaCovers”, improves compatibility & speed
  • New game handling system (PS Button should now work ingame)
  • Other compatibility and speed improvements

Note: DON’T forget to install the driver first AND click ALL SAVE Buttons to get no errors

From the ReadMe File: XMBPC v0.7 BETA

XMBPC is a free tool to emulate/simulate the PS3 XMB User Interface on your PC.

Developers / Testers / Other helpful people

DEV: SvenGDK
TESTERS: GregoryRasputin and harryoke
OTHER: Cromon, LoboGuara, JonahUK and DEFAULTDNB

What has been done already?

Setup: Done
Driver installation: Not done yet (Requires Motionjoy driver!)
XMB Boot: Done (Boots up like the PS3)
Graphical user interface: Halfway done (Animated background missing)
Playstation Button Menu: Halfway done
Controller support: Done (Bluetooth connection works also)

Category browsing

"Games", "Home/Users", "Music", "Videos", "Pictures" and "Settings"

Handling Game Discs: Done
Handling Games itself: Done
Handling Music Files: Done
Handling Movie Files: Done
Handling Image Files: Done
Handling Downloads: Done

Starting Browser: Done
Starting Games: Done
Starting Music Player: Done
Starting Video Player: Done
Starting Picture Viewer: DOne
Download files: Done

Music Player: Done
Video Player: Halfway done
Picture Viewer: Halfway done
Downloader: Done

There are some features missing which will be added soon...

Video & Music Player Controls

Picture Viewer Controls

Downloader Controls

File Browser Controls

In-Game Controls

XMBPC v0.7.2 Changelog:

  • Fixed BackgroundDownloader exit
  • You can now change your BackgroundImage when watching a picture and click
  • Updated controls (see README)
  • Removed the console








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#5 - daveshooter - 151w ago
worked for me just. above

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#4 - warofsilent - 151w ago
the download links doesn't work.

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#3 - NTA - 151w ago
Thanks, hope to be using it do download new CFW hopefully lol!

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#2 - gtxboyracer - 151w ago
Ran it and the .Net 4.0 JIT Debugger picked up an issue -



If you encounter, just click "Continue" and it will run as normal.. well I hope so.

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#1 - PS3 News - 151w ago
Today PlayStation 3 hacker SvenGDK has released PS3 Multi Tools for Windows v2, which allows users to manage their PS3 games, download the latest PS3 CFW, sign packages, format HDDs to FAT32, copy games and more.

Download: PS3 Multi Tools for Windows v2 / PS3 Multi Tools for Windows v2 (Mirror)

To quote: What is PS3 Multi Tools for Windows?
"PS3 Multi Tools for Windows" is the new version of "Multi Tools for PS3".

With this tool you can:

- Manage your games
- NEW: Work faster with the new execution box (Execute commands like "copy" or "format")
- Easily copy games to other HDDs
- Format a HDD to FAT32 (over 32GB)
- Sign Package files (.pkg)
- Easy report bugs with the Reporter (Under settings)
- NEW: Download the newest Custom Firmwares like DualBoot CFW
- NEW: Get always the latest of your PS3 CFW Backup Manager like Multiman
- Easy select your HDD for games on the menu (NEW: If not found, you can enter it manually)

Other changes:

- New Design
- Improved copy speed
- Added a clock

Requirements:
- .Net Framework 4.0

PS3 Multi Tools for Windows v2 Arrives, PS3 CFW Downloader

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