17w ago - Following up on the RAP2RIF and RIF2RAP PS3 homebrew utilities, today the Italian PlayStation 3 developers at BiteYourConsole have made available Rap2Rif & Rif2Rap v1.02 with the changes outlined below.
To quote, roughly translated: Here comes a new update to the utility windows Rap2Rif & Rif2Rap that brings us to version 1.2 solving several bugs found in Windows XP. You may recall that the utility is used to convert the file has Rap file in Ref and vice versa.
Here is a lightweight utility for your PS3 HDD raw backup, decryption needs, and other features. Right now it only supports slim PS3s.
It's written from scratch except for some ported code form naehrwert's PoC. If you have any feed back, please put it here.
Dumping raw images from external disks.
Image decryption is done in chunks to save memory.
Extracting file block tool. Allows user to dump specified parts of a file.
I'm not responsible in ANYWAY for what is done with this app.
This tool is only for testing. It's not a one-app-solution to recovering data from PS3 HDD yet.
Decryption for NAND will be added later.
If you want to mount GameOS or do on-the-fly enc/dec, linux offers that in it's "device mapper". (I didn't test it...
18w ago - Following up on his previous update, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Quake of SubZero Dezigns has updated his PS3 homebrew application called Simple PS3Updates to version 1.63 Final with the changes outlined below.
18w ago - Following up on his previous release, today German PlayStation 3 developer IcEmAn (aka IcEmAn2012) has made available a PS3 Infoboot Remover (HG) [4.46] homebrew application for Custom Firmware 4.46 with details below.
20w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer nokiajavi has released a homebrew application he calls JPS3 Visualizer (Beta) which allows users to inspect the contents of a PS3 HDD from numerous connection types via PC.
This application basically allows the display of PS3 games and applications you have installed on the hard drive, allowing it to display instead of the game code (BCES0009), the name of the game for PS3 in the language that we have chosen as long as the game will contain, besides will display an image of the game when you click on a folder.
Allows you to connect via FTP, SMB, LAN, SFTP, WEBDAV, HTTP, HTTPS, FILE (Folder on your system)
The markers used are stored, so it can be accessed easily and quickly.
Allows to calculate the size occupied by each game, which will be shown next to the name of the game.
Show the total installed games and the HDD size, free space and occupied space.
Also copy the filename of the game.
All data can be saved to speed up the display of games.