Magic PKG v0.4 Beta PS3 App Updated with Partial English Support

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159w ago - Today Alegoria has updated his Magic PKG PS3 homebrew application to version 0.4 which now includes partial English support among the changes detailed below followed by version 1.0.

Download: Magic PKG v0.4 Beta for PS3 / Magic PKG v1.0 for PS3 / Magic PKG v1.0 for PS3 (Mirror)

To quote, roughly translated: Some days programming an operator of PKG, and since I have left something kinda cool, because what the public... I notice I am not a professional program and I do this with an altruistic and disinterested.

I must say it is only tested in Kmeaw 3.55, it also creates this pkg for CFW GeoHot have not tried. No need to have any program or folder keys, simply use the MagicPKG and go.

This program uses internally readself tools, unself, etc... but you need not have them.

Please, if you use it to go posting that you work and no play as well as if you ever find a fault. Thank you very much everybody.

OPERATION: The program itself has a fairly comprehensive tutorial.

Version 0.4

  • Analysis SELF game files.
  • Create Simple Edition PKG (Automatic)
  • Create...

 

PlayStation File System Libraries - NTFS Support Finally on PS3!

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164w ago - Today an anonymous user has released PlayStation File System Libraries on PS3-Hacks (linked above) allowing NTFS support finally on PS3 for homebrew applications.

Download: PlayStation File System Libraries v0.1.0

To quote: "I'm out of town leaving me PS3-less, so I'm unable to test this... This being a library, PlayStation File System Libraries - libpfsm, that you can use when building your homebrew projects, i.e.) Gaia Manager.

And the Gaia Manager source is included and comes pre-modified as an example adding NTFS (libpfsm) support. You just need to build it now and I'm sure someone'll do that real soon.

What does PlayStation File System Libraries feature?

  • Support for multiple simultaneously connected devices.
  • Hot swapping of devices.
  • Support for multiple partitions (with different FS).
  • NTFS support
    o Alternate data streams
    o Sparse files
    o File compression
    o B+ trees directory
  • FAT support
    o FAT12, FAT16, FAT32
    o Long file names (VFAT)

Writing to NTFS formatted volumes is not supported and not planned. Check the README for everything else.

Thanks to... I'll never tell. The author wishes to remain anonymous. Cheers!"
 

Kmeaw PS3 LV2 Patcher v8 Arrives, Syscall36 Support and More

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167w ago - Today kmeaw has updated his PS3 LV2 patcher to version 8, which includes support for the Syscall36 payload alongside Waninkoko V2 PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware.

Download: Kmeaw PS3 LV2 Patcher v8 / Kmeaw PS3 LV2 Patcher v8 SC36 / Kmeaw PS3 LV2 Patcher v9

To quote: New update has arrived to the popular Kmeaw LV2 patcher now with the support of Syscall 36 and Waninkoko V2 CFW. The version is still the same though as according to Kmeaw himself, no code has been changed.

kmeaw: yes
kmeaw: c540c141fb5d9f5723ba6c394c5e9828
kmeaw: i have added sc36 payload
kmeaw: it is still v8
kmeaw: no code has been changed
kmeaw: just new .txt and .bin files

lv2patcher : Dukio, sorry, I have updated the lv2patcher again icon smile Kmeaw LV2 Patcher V8 *Updated* Syscall 36 Payload, Waninkoko V2 CFW Support The difference is minor – I have added a delay into gamepad reading loop which fixes accidental skipping while the user is selecting the patchset.

In related PS3 homebrew news today rms has made available NOR UnPKG followed by PS3 eEID Splitter source code.

Finally, Mathieulh shared a theory on how to unlock the 8th...
 

PS3 Media Center with MKV and NTFS Support WIP Details

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168w ago - Today Logic-Sunrise reports that several members of Spanish site Elotrolado are currently working on a PS3 Media Center with MKV and NTFS support.

To quote, roughly translated: Our friends on the other side of the Pyrenees from the forum Elotrolado we have a project that many expect. This is a media center with support MKV and NTFS.

Authors at the head of the project are: AdriHades: Colabor and Beta testing, Chaky: Creator of the GUI, The_marioga: Creator of the file system and analysis of XML for configuration. Some features:

  • Audio playback
  • Playing Videos
  • Picture Playback
  • Support NTFS and MKV

Current project:

  • Ongoing: libntfs for NTFS support and libmatroska for playing MKV files.
  • Progress 40% and no date of publication.

Here is a screenshot of the GUI at the moment (This is not the graphical interface of the final product, it is only there to show the existence of the project.)


 

FBANext PS3 Emulator Updated, Custom Build and CFW Support!

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169w ago - Today the MC68000/Z80 arcade emulator for PlayStation 3 has been updated to FBANext PS3 Custom Build v2 (Wonderpatch) FIXED r417 and now supports Firmware 1.92 and 3.41 for PS3 JailBreak users and GeoHot Custom Firmware 3.55 as well, followed by r22 with a PARAM.SFO fix and r422 Custom v1 which adds a 1.92 PKG fix and triple buffering.

Download: FBANext PS3 Custom build v2 FIXED r417 / FBANext PS3 r422 / FBANext Custom build v2 r422 Custom v1 / Source Code

Below are the changes, to quote from the list: FBANext PS3 - Custom build v2 - FIXED - r417

CHANGES (as of r417):

  • Resolution switching in Settings menu - select resolution with left and right on D-pad and press X to switch to the resolution.
  • Much better framerate due to audio tweaking - now stays within the 59.900 ballpark and beyond instead of hovering somewhere between 59.200 and 59.900.


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