From the ReadMe File: For those that have multiple external HDDs connected to your PS3 and are using the gameData.pkg (released a few weeks ago) this tool (tweak) may be helpful to you, so you don't have to be swapping USBs in order for the gameDATA app to see your current external HDD as the (1) main ext HDD.
So for those that have been enjoying the latest PSN DUPLEX backup games, but running out of internal HDD space, plus those that have more than one external HDD (and don't wish to be swapping the external HDDs so they can be identified as the (1) USB drive, this will help you.
107w ago - Following up on the previous releases, today I have updated the PS3 PKGView Extractor homebrew application for PC to version 1.0 followed by version 1.1 and version 1.1b which include bug fixes.
PkgView is a tool for extracting files from PS3 pkg. Tool is 100% legal it contains no Sony code. PkgView also has a graphical interface that simplifies the extraction of both individual files and the complete package.
To quote, roughly translated: Onishin, a member of our forums and developer, today gives us a nice homebrew named OpenPS3FTPsplit and is a mod source code of version 2.3 of OpenPS3FTP, the famous FTP server designed by jjolano.
This program has a unique feature that most practical of the split files larger than 4GB on a transfer via FTP. Understand by this that if you want a transfer of these files on the internal hard drive of your console or an external hard drive (FAT32) that is connected, you simply start the copy and the software will automatically split it.
But to avoid splits that you close all your files that you transfer, which could be annoying in the long run, it divides the files in question in each part of 4GB only if the following condition is met: the files you want to transfer...
To quote: Today, we get word of a new amazing and very useful app called gameDATA tool, released by developer andbey0nd.
Also we hear from the Dev that this handy app should also work for 3.41 users.
GameDATA app for PS3:
Allows the user to switch location of [game data] between internal HDD and first external USB HDD
Allows to install PSN games (or any application/pkg) to external USB HDD
Allows to get back to normal mode when you use "Ext. Game Data" option in multiMAN
Allows saving space on internal HDD
How to use after you install gameDATA.pkg:
Make sure that no payloads are loaded (do a clean PS3 restart).
1) If you wish to install stuff to external USB - launch the app from "Game Data Mode: [HDD]"
2) You're now in USB MODE (the icon will change to USB device with "Game Data Mode: [USB]" title
118w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer PsDev has released a PS3 XMB Theme Emulator homebrew application which allows users to preview and visualize how the XrossMediaBar will appear with a PS3 Theme via PC.
From the ReadMe file: This is an application that will "Emulate" how your XMB will look on your computer before making a theme This application will let you view your XMB and it's icons, backgrounds and colors. This application is meant to help you preview your XMB with making the theme! it will read BMP files and will arrange them so they look just like your XMB.
You will findXMB Two. XMB Two stores files That will make the xmb icons and wallpapper
1- Make some icons with a white background, and or whatever background matches the wallpapper with dimension 64X64 and in the BMP format
2- Make some wallpaper images in the BMP format and with dimension 640x480
3- Rename icons to:
1.bmp - Settings Icon
2.bmp - Photo Icon
3.bmp - Music Icon
4.bmp- Video Icon
5.bmp- Game Icon
6.bmp- Network Icon
Background.bmp - Wallpaper Image