SACD Ripping Tool for PS3 Custom Firmware Arrives

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147w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer Mr Wicked has released an SACD Ripping Tool and source code for PS3 Custom Firmware users including Kmeaw and GeoHot CFW.

Download: SACD Ripper for GeoHot PS3 CFW / SACD Ripper for PS3 / PS3 Keys / PS3 3.60 Keys / PS3 SACD Site / SVN

SACD includes various copy protection measures of which the most prominent is Pit Signal Processing (PSP). The first two generations of Sony's Playstation 3 (PS3) game console are capable of reading SACD ScarletBook and bypass the copy protection.

This software makes use of the PS3 and gives you the option to backup your precious SACDs.

For those unaware, Super Audio CD (SACD) is a high-resolution, read-only optical disc for audio storage. Sony and Philips Electronics jointly developed the technology, and publicized it in 1999. It is designated as the Scarlet Book standard. Sony and Philips previously collaborated to define the Compact Disc standard (as well as the S/PDIF digital audio cable specification)....
 

Rebug PS3 CFW Boot OtherOS++ & OtherOS Prep Tool Released

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152w ago - Today PlayStation 3 hacker Cyberskunk has released a Rebug PS3 CFW Boot OtherOS++ and OtherOS Prep Tool for Linux fans alongside a Rebug 3.41.2 & 3.55.1 Custom Firmware (which allows PSN access using this guide via SP-INT) and details on how to add OtherOS++ support.

From their page: Boot OtherOS++ does what it says. One click easy. OtherOS Prep Tool is used to prepare your system vflash and install petitboot ready to install Linux. IT DOES NOT INSTALL LINUX. For tutorials and videos on how to install Linux head over to gitbrew.org.

OtherOS Prep Tool is based off of graf_chokolo’s and glevand’s source and is a one or two step solution to getting petitboot up and running and on your way to installing Linux on to USB or PS3 Hard Disk. At the moment it only supports 3.55 but we will add support for lower firmware soon.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 16MB NOR PS3 (Model CECHH or Higher)
  • 3.55 OtherOS++ enabled firmware installed

(If you want to use REBUG 3.55.1 grab PS3MFW Builder 0.2 Portable from here with the tasks pre-selected to add OtherOS++ support)

FEATURES

  • One Step Prep if installing...

 

PS3 MultiMAN EBOOTMod and EBOOTFix Tool Updates Released

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159w ago - Today MultiMAN's deanrr has made available new PS3 EBOOTMod and EBOOTFix Tools, which allow users to decrypt and re-encrypt newer PlayStation 3 executable files for use on older PS3 Firmware versions.

Download: PS3 EBOOTMod and EBOOTFix Tools / PS3 EBOOTMod and EBOOTFix Tools (Mirror) / DeanK EBOOTFix with 3.60 Keys

To quote: Here is an updated version of the tools. They now handle properly SPRX files. (thanks to belmondo for the hints!)

There are few important fixes (about path with spaces and wrong byte change which may cause crashes and also fixed PARAM.SFO in RETAIL to be DG type). Don't use previous versions I posted. This package also includes multiMAN 01.16.11 (TEST UPDATE#5) which handles properly SPRX files during SHADOW COPY.

ebootFIX now produces TWO separate folders:

One is [NPDRM] - to be used as PSN-styled game to launch from XMB (to be used with multiMAN's shadow copy)

The other one is [RETAIL] - it will generate the full game structure with all subfolders + all EBOOT.BIN / *.self / *.sprx files.

[NPDRM]...
 

Killahs PS3 AIO Tool v2.1.0.5 Homebrew App is Now Available

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165w ago - Here is a new update of Killahs PS3 AIO Tool version 2.1.0.5 with minor changes and error fixing.

Download: Killahs PS3 AIO Tool v2.1.0.5

Changes v2.1.0.5:

o fixed error in game search: now unwanted signs in the options/gamedir(s) will be removed
+ search for udpates: ability to search for update of all listed games with just one click
+ search for updates: now the search is multithreaded
+ showing games: added listbox to view the title of found games
+ downloading patches: abbility to download all selected udpates with just one click

Minor Changes:

+ Program update - Now you have the posibility to check for program updates manually or trough program startup, no more waiting on a new version )

+ Copy Games - Now you can easily copy games from one place to another and all this things are MULTITHREADED you can...

... easily select your drives with one button click
... sort files ASC or DESC
... copy & delete one or multiple files
... select file(s) or folder(s): press "+" or "numlock +" to select one or more files/folders / press "-" or "numlock -" to deselect files/folders
 

Killahs PS3 AIO Tool BETA v2 is Now Available

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168w ago - Some of you may have heard of Killahs Awesome Update Finder v1.0, and after lot of hard work I present you with my new tool Killahs PS3 AIO Tool BETA v2.

Download: Killahs PS3 AIO Tool BETA v2

With this tool you can search for game updates (retail, debug, q&a, release candidate...) and download them where ever you want, search for game titles (uses sonyindex), add games with infos & covers into a database, Options Dialog.

This tool is still in beta phase, because at the moment it is NOT multilanguage (only english) and maybe have some bugs. But i've tested each function and the program is still functionally I promise you

Please feel free to comment and PLEASE report me any bugs and/or ideas/wishes, what do you want in the program...

The program is self explaining, each button, each textbox etc. has a tooltip in my opinion, it is n00b save But read below for a short introduction...

Working with it is totally easy:

1. Click on "Options" and search for the dir(s) containing your games (click on the Button in the middle. After that, click on "OK", the window will be closed and brings you back to the Update form.

2. Click on "Search files", the...