This is a collection of tools that I have developed for personal use...
It now includes +30 tools. See all the downloads at the bottom of the page.
Important Note: Windows Unicode should be using English locale and VB5 Runtime must be installed.
- PS3 Game Updates
- PS3 Game Database
- Create PS3_EXTRA
- PS3 Game Intergrity
- PKG ContentID
- Param SFO Editor
- PS3 File Splitter
- PS3PSARC GUI
- PS3 DISC SFB edit
Cheats and Saves:
- Bruteforce Save
- BSD Patch Creator
- PS3 Cheat Editor
- PS1 Memory Card Manager
- Bruteforce Klicensee
- Bruteforce Dev Klicensee
- Edat Toll GUI
- Scetool GUI
- PS2 Classic GUI
- Edat Tool GUI
- PKG Viewer
- PBP Unpacker
- PSP2PS3 GUI
- PS3 Ftp Client
- PS3 NET Server
- mmRAs server
- lastGAME Customuzer
- Game Settings Manager
- mmTM GUI
- PS3 Cover Uploader
- DEX Tools:
- DEX Game Mounter
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Copyright (c) 2013 by Aldo Vargas - http://www.aldostools.org/
Supports +22 file extensions:
PKG, PUP, edat, rap, rif, dat, bin, self, sprx, elf, prx, sfb, psarc, sfo, sfx, thm, hip, his, md5, sha1, sfv, 66600
All these tools are Win32 and require the VB5 runtime DLL.
XP users should have this already installed (if not, download & install the DLL).
Pre-requisite: Install VB5 Runtime Modules from:
PS3 Edat Tool GUI 1.0
It's a revamped and easy to use GUI for the command line EdatTool recently released.
Now you can resign your Edats in an easy way.
Note: Some edats require a Dev Klic that can be obtained using Bruteforce Edat.
PSP2PS3 1.8 "mod"
Based on the awesome scripts created by szczuru, and the tools created by Pink1, arnold (swapperneger), zecoxao, tpu, a friend that modded fake_np.exe, among others devs.
This "mod" tries to streamline the process of conversion of PKG/ISO/CSO/PBP to PSP package for PS3.
Latest version has improved compatibility thanks to a new process for resigning EBOOT suggested by Celebratesparta.
Report your compatibility results here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...xekVXWGc#gid=0
Changes in v1.8 "mod by aldostools"
- Added support for PSP Remasters. Thanks to doobz
Includes also: PBP Unpacker, WQSG_UMD_R31, EdatTool and UMDGen
Bruteforce Save Data 3.8.4
It's a GUI for flat'z Save Data tools 0.2.3. It finds the keys of several games in seconds and let you resign your saved games and trophies.
A wide selection of cheats for 344 titles is also available ready to be applied to the saves.
New features: Resign trophies or saves, preview images of trophies, direct FTP download/Upload saves/trophies from/to PS3,
unlock saves/trophies to work on any PS3 account, support for Game Genie cheats and user created patches.
Includes 410 cheat files from gingerbread's repository of Cheats. Multiple saves can be resigned in a single step.
Direct update of the repository of cheats from http://www.ps3cheating.net.
New in 3.8.4: Added support for re-compression of files extracted with offzip. Support for up to 10 global.conf profiles,
default console ID compatible with OFW, auto-decompression of decrypted files.
TIP: After you resign and replace your trophies, it is required to Rebuild Database through Recovery Menu,
and launch a game that will do "Sync Trophies" on it's startup in order to get the trophies working properly.
Special thanks to flatz, Alex @ CMP, skillerCMP, gingerbread, zeick, butnut, acab, Petar, Dreamcat4 and many others
PS3 Cheats Editor 3.0
Edits the cheats database for ps3usercheat (st.dat). Allows export/import cheats to the database in text format.
New features: Creation of PKG for patched EBOOTs, improved tagging for cheats compatibility with EBOOT patch,
updated the cheat database with gingerbread's update containing 560 games.
Update the database directly from PS3Cheating.net
PS3 Covers Uploader 1.01
This is a specialized FTP client that auto-converts any image (PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP, TIF) to the proper cover size of 260x300 used by multiMAN,
and auto-upload it as JPG to the proper covers path.
Supports: drag & drop of multiple files, browse dialog, copy & paste image or URL from clipboard.
PS3 Games Database 1.4
This tool lets you search easily through a database of PS3 games.
You can build your own database of collected games in CSV format and use this tool to view and organize it.
New features: Auto download images from PSN store, save database to CSV file, import list of games from USB drive, FTP server or clipboard.
Multiple items selection is now supported.
PKG ContentID 2.3.3
It's a tool for view quickly the ContentID of a PKG.
It can be used to verify its Title_ID, compare against RAP/edat files, etc.
PKG files are auto-associated to PKG_ContentID.exe
If a copy of PkgView 1.3 (http://ps3zone.ifcaro.net/) exists in the same folder of PKG_ContentID.exe :
>> The program will pass the PKG to PkgView.exe when you double click or press ENTER on a PKG.
Keyboard Shortcuts from Windows Explorer:
Shift+ENTER on a PKG file, will extract the content of the PKG on the same folder of the PKG.
Ctrl+ENTER on a PKG file, will show the ContentID of the PKG and allow open it with PkgView.
Ctrl+CAPS+ENTER on a PKG file, will repack the PKG as NPDRM (CEX).
Ctrl+Shift+ENTER on a PKG file, will repack the PKG for PS3 Development Consoles (DEX).
Shift+ENTER on a EBOOT/SELF/SPRX file, will extract the unsigned ELF file (if the keys and klicensee are available).
Ctrl+ENTER on a EBOOT/SELF/SPRX file, will resign the self file with lowest the key 0x01 for compatibility with all FW versions.
Ctrl+Shift+ENTER on a EBOOT/SELF/SPRX file, will convert the self to FSELF for use on PS3 Development Consoles (DEX).
Ctrl+CAPS+ENTER on a EBOOT/SELF/SPRX file, will convert the self to NPDRM (PSN). It will ask to create a PKG with all the other self files converted to NPDRM.
Ctrl+Shift+CAPS+ENTER on a EBOOT/SELF/SPRX file, will convert the self to FSELF (DEX). It will ask to create a PKG with all the other self files converted to FSELF.
**Most of the above commands are available right clicking on the file on Windows Explorer.
- Added Edat Tool GUI to .edat context menu
- Fixed issue with file associations
- Added free space check for Split PKG
- Fixed the display of the [OK] in the PKG verification. It was broken with a recent change.
- Fixed display of idps from E3's bkpps3.bin (byte swapped) dumps. Now displays the offsets where the idps and PSID were found.
- Added "Split PKG" to .pkg context menu. It will extract PKG if it is larger than 4GB and create new PKG files of up to 4GB that fit on FAT32.
- RAP viewer now displays the rifkey and dev klicensee (if available in the dev_klics.txt)
- Added support for resign of local npdrm using free license (requires to have the dev klicensee and rap)
- Fixed issue resigning NPDRM sprx with free klicensee, instead of the original klicensee.
- On Windows 7, the context menu for convert RIF/RAP files is not available when you select more that 15 rif/rap files.
To fix this issue download the following registry fix and double click on the Fix_Context_Menu_Limited_to_15_items_on_Windows_7.reg
- Added "Convert to Homebrew Package" to .self/.bin context menu.
This option creates a PKG with a copy of the .self/eboot.bin renamed as RELOAD.SELF and signed as a retail self,
and a npdrm EBOOT.BIN that calls the RELOAD.SELF.
Once the PKG is installed, the XMB application can be launched directly from multiMAN's menu. Credits to deank
PARAM.SFO editor 2.8.5
It's a tool to edit PARAM.SFO files and PARAM.SFX files created by Create PS3_EXTRA.
+The PARAM.SFO editor supports SFO and SFX files.
+Convert SFO to SFX and viceversa.
+Support for SAVE DATA param.sfo, PS3 GAME param.sfo, PSP param.sfo, and other categories.
+SFO and SFX are automatically associated to the editor.
+Supports drag and drop and command line parameters (use /? for details on parameters).
+Displays the ICON0.PNG/ICON2.PNG found in the SFO/SFX folder.
+Add new fields to param.sfo
+Remove existing fields from param.sfo (right-click on field label or press Del on combo box)
+Account ID button (to make compatible certain saves that don't check the PARAM.PFD)
+New fields in the GUI that allow to edit some ATTRIBUTE values (like add support for Background Music, disable Move Controller warnings, PSP Vita Remote Play, etc.)
Thanks to ps3devwiki.com for all the information provided and HELLCAT for his PS3SFOEdit.exe.
Create new PARAM.SFO from command line.
Example: PARAM_SFO_Editor.exe PARAM.SFO "TITLE_ID" "BLES12345" "TITLE" "MY GAME" "CATEGORY" "HG"
Bruteforce Edat 1.0.4
It's a dev klicensee bruteforcer that can be used to find the klicensee used on edat files.
It uses BuC's dev klicensee validator to test the potential keys.
The tool works in a similar way as Scetool/Bruteforce tool used to find regular Klicensees.
PS2 Classic GUI 2.0
It's a frontend for the recently released PS2Classic tool developed by psdev-net team.
The tool allows to decrypt PS2 Classics for PS3 and encrypt any PS2 to play on PS3 (fat/slim).
TIP: Now you can convert your PS2 ISOs to PKG directly from Windows Explorer:
Go to "Options" set the output mode to Package File, set a default path and enable Shell Integration.
Changes in 2.0:
- New tab for creation of PS2 packages with custom icons and background.
(drag & drop or open any image and the program will create the images in the proper size)
Tip: Put custom images (ICON0, PIC0, PIC1, SND, etc.) in the folder PS2Covers for auto selection by title id during the PKG creation.
Changes in 1.7:
- Solves some issues with the file associations.
- Verifies if the file system accepts the file size (>4GB) and if there is enough free space.
- Improved the LIMG segment detection/patching before the encryption.
- Added option to auto rename the PKG to title name + [title id], instead of the content id as name.
Changes in 1.6.1:
- Added shell integration to .BIN and .ISO file extensions
- New options to set default output mode and default path
- Auto creation of PS2ISO folders (output mode PS2ISO)
- Auto creation of Package files (output mode Package File)
- Auto-detected game title now can be selected/copied
Special thanks to flatz, Ing Pereira, ps3dev-net team and other anonymous talented devs
PS3 ConsoleID 1.0.3
This tool displays the PSID and the ConsoleID from a bkpps3.bin or from a LV1 or LV2 dump created using multiMAN's mmOS or Rebug's Toolbox.
Changes: Fixed display of idps from E3's bkpps3.bin (byte swapped) dumps. Added display of PSID (?) found at offset 0x000303E0.
Now the tool displays the offsets where the ids were found.
How to use:
Make a dump of your bkpps3.bin, LV1 or LV2 and drap & drop the dump file on the tool's window.
It will show the PSID, idps, Target ID and PS3 model found in the bkpps3.bin, LV1 or LV2.
You can drag & drop a dump of your NOR flash too.
lastGAME Customizer 1.2.2
This tool takes advantage of the customization options that multiMAN's lastGAME applet offers,
allowing to create PKG files that mount games, PS1 games and AVCHD movies directly from the XMB,
without having to launch multiMAN's GUI (btw lastGAME = multiMAN without GUI).
- Current version supports lastGAME 4.1 and 6.0
6.0: loads the new multiMAN's payload on 3.55 CEX/DEX, 4.21 CEX/DEX, 4.30 CEX/DEX, 4.31 CEX, 4.40 CEX (requires multiMAN 04.20.00+ for PSX)
4.1: loads Hermes payload for firmwares 3.41, 3.55, 4.21, 4.30 (multiMAN is not required)- Current version supports lastGAME 4.1.
- Allows to connect to PS3 via FTP to retrieve the list of games installed on HDD or on external devices
- Supports drag & drop of multiple folders (x:/GAMES) to create the PKGs instantly
- Supports command line interface (CLI)
- Allows to mount ISOs (PS2, PSP, PSX, DVD, BDM) and load remote backups (Cobra dongle is required)
- Support direct boot (certain games only). PS3 games that require bd-mirror are not supported.
PS3 Keys 1.5.6
It's a tool to edit, verify and create the .ps3 keys in binary format.
- Convert scetool's data\keys to .ps3 keys and list keys in HTML (click on the big blue icon).
- Support for .rap and .edat.
- Support up to version firmware version 4.40
PS3 Game Updates 3.0.3
This application downloads PS3 and PSP/PSVita game updates and patches.
-Support concurrent queued downloads.
-The title id field accepts many formats of title id (eg: title id with/without dash, content id, URL of pkgs, etc).
-Search updates by name of the game.
-The title id field also accepts the path of GAMES or the IP of the PS3 (to scan multiple games).
-Show game patches 3.56+ in a different color (pink).
-Auto-detects game patches already downloaded (search in PS3_UPDATE, PS3_EXTRAS, and in the default download path) and show them in gray.
-Asks for confirmation to download patches 3.56 or higher. Required firmware version is appended to the name of the file.
-Show game cover and game description even if the game does not have updates.
-Auto-fix downloaded PKGs that required firmware 3.60
New: Added firmware 4.40 to the filter list.
A klicensee finder using scetool (based on Asure's brute force script) with heuristic algorithms for brute force attack.
Once it finds the klicensee, the tool resign the EBOOT/SPRX/SELF with 3.55/3.40 keys. It also includes my FixELF tool
and uses the tool by MAGIC333X (v1.3.1) for faster klicensee detection.
Changes: updated key set
mmDM 02.04.02 - [DEX Game Mounter]
It's a remote game mounter for PS3 DEX consoles. Requires the ProDG Target Manager to work.
It works fast and seamlessly with multiMAN 04.06.02+ (DEX) thanks to the excellent job of deank with rcp_bdemu!!!.
- Added display of animated icons (ICON1.PAM) - Requires to have the codecs installed.
PSARC GUI 1.2
A simple GUI to extract and create PSARC archives.
PS3 FTP Client 3.0.2
It's a full FTP client that allows remote access to your PS3 files via a PC.
Other features include: rip files for games stored on PS3, file description, view cover image for selected folder, multiMAN remote commands, etc.
PS3 Ftp Data Sync 1.2
It's a backup utility that copies the selected folders on the PS3 to a local folder on the PC.
Only the new and modified files on the PS3 are downloaded to the PC. The new files found on the PC are copied to the PS3.
Set the local folder to a DropDrox's folder and you have a cloud backup solution of your PS3 data
New in version 1.2: Added 4 sync modes for the selected folders:
PS3 -> PC -> PS3 (default): Transfer the new files and updated files from PS3 to PC. The additional files found on the PC are transfer back to the PS3.
PC -> PS3 -> PC: Transfer the new files and updated files from PC to PS3. The additional files found on the PS3 are transfer to the PC.
PS3 -> PC: Transfer only the new files and updated files from PS3 to PC.
PC -> PS3: Transfer only the new files and updated files from PC to PS3.
Game Settings Manager 1.0
Manage your multiMAN's game settings from the PC. Connect your USB drive to the PC, configure the settings and play with multiMAN on the PS3.
Create PS3_EXTRA 1.3
This tool scans for the PKG, MP4 and P3T files copied to each game folder, its PS3_UPDATE folder, PKGDIR or PS3_CONTENT,
and store them under a PS3_EXTRA structure.
When a game is mounted with multiMAN, there will be 2 BD icons on the XMB:
one disc for the game itself and another with PKGs, MP4 and P3T.
It should make it easier to install the game patches, DLC, fixes, and related videos,
due they will be listed in a neat menu like the one used by "PStore news" (big squares of 486x405 pixels).
How to use:
1) First put the pkg's at the root of your game folder (eg: BLES00000).
2) Run Create_PS3_EXTRA.exe
3) Click the browse button in the top right corner [...]
4) Select the "GAMES" folder that contains the games with the pkg's eg: x:\GAMEZ and then click the OK button
5) Now tick or untick the folders you want or don't want the app to process
6) Click the Start button
7) Close the program
8) Open the folder eg: BLES00000 folder
9) Now your folder should contain a folder called PS3_EXTRA
10) All the pkg's should have automatically been renamed and moved to the PS3_EXTRA folder
11) Launch the game using multiMAN
12) On the xmb menu you should now see 2 disc icon's. The top disc icon is the actual game, The bottom disc icon is the dlc/update pkg's.
13) Click on the bottom disc icon to see and install the dlc/updates
Changes in 1.2:
- Now shows a summary of the existing items in PS3_EXTRA folders and number of new items to be added.
PS3 Game Integrity 1.3.1
This tool calculates the MD5, SHA-1 or CRC32 for a file or folder (and sub-directories) and generate a content.md5 file for future verification. If the content.md5 is present in the folder, the program reports if any file was deleted, added or changed. This tool is very useful to check if your game has corrupted files due due bad sectors, virus or cross-links (which are very common when an USB device is removed from the PS3 while it is turned on).
New in 1.3.1: Fixed a bug introduced in 1.3 with the log files per folder.
Note: Several MD5 for known Playstation 3 files is included (PUPs for OFW, CFW, DEX and PSP files)
Memory Card Manager 1.4.0
The Memory Card Manager allows to manage the save game slots stored on memory card files from several PlayStation 1 emulators.
Changes: Added support for Virtual Memory Card formats used by PS3 and PSP (.VM1 and .VMP).
mmRAS Server 01.01.04
It's a Remote Access Service Server that let you control your PC mouse/screen from multiMAN's graphical user interface.
Requires multiMAN 04.16.03 or higher.
Changes: fixed issue with left and square buttons, mapped F11 to L1+R1
It's a Remote Access Service Client that let you browse multiMAN's graphical user interface from a PC.
Requires multiMAN 04.16.03 or higher.
It's a tool to pack, unpack and verify multiMAN's theme files (THM).
BdEmu Partition Tool 01.05.05
It's a tool to manage the size of the partitions of HDD formated for BDEMU, used by PS3 development consoles.
It allows to create up to 255 partitions (if your HDD has the capacity) and allows to inject/extract BDEMU files.
It also allows to resize BDEMU partition size (by default is created by ps3gen as 186.4GB, no matter the drive size).
* Replaced the file injection with "Resize Slot size to BDEMU file size".
* Resize of slot is now available only for the last slot.
PS3 File Splitter 1.3
Splits files larger than 4GB to fit in USB drives formatted with FAT32. It also join splitted files. Splits files can be any specified size.
Note: GiB = 2^30, GB=10^9, MiB=2^20, MB=10^6, KiB=2^10, KB=10^3
Support for file extensions 666##, part# = part1 .. part9, part0 = part0 .. part9.
It's a tool that should help you gain some space on your external HDD, removing unnecessary files.
It actually moves the files to a RIPPED folder in the root of the disk and replace the file with a 0 byte file.
VERY IMPORTANT: You should verify your game (play it!) before delete any file permanently!!
+The PS3RIP includes the patterns for ripping almost all languages, except English!!
Initial release excluded English & Spanish. This release excludes English only, but allows to exclude other languages.
IMPORTANT: Review the patterns and comment or remove the lines for the languages that you want to keep.
(for ripping files stored in your PS3 use my PS3 FTP Client tool)
PS3_DISC.SFB edit 1.1
It's a quick way to edit the title id of PS3_DISC.SFB.
This tool, if copied to the GAMES or GAMEZ folder, will rename the games sub-folders
from the default "BLUS0000-[Title]" format to "Title [BLUS0000]".
This name format should make it easier to find the games using Explorer.
Just copy the renam.exe to the x:\GAMES (or x:\GAMEZ) folder and rut it.
(Do not expect any GUI. It will rename the folders and exit)
That's all for now
It's a frontend for flatz save data tools 0.2.3. It finds the keys of several games in seconds and let you resign your saved games and trophies. A wide selection of cheats for 410 titles is also available ready to be applied to the saves.
Features: Resign trophies or saves, preview images of trophies, direct FTP download/Upload saves or trophies from/to PS3, unlock saves/trophies to work on any PS3 account, unlock saves/trophies with FAKE account id, added support for Game Genie cheats, fixed issue with patch SFO, improved load time. Multiple saves can be resigned in a single step. Direct update of the repository of cheats from ps3cheating.net. Patch Creator 1.3.1 plugin to assist in the creation of save patches.
New in this version: Fixed a bug recompressing files using packzip. Added settings for selection of recompression method.
TIP: After you resign and replace your trophies, it is required to Rebuild Database through Recovery Menu, and launch a game that will do "Sync Trophies" on it's startup in order to get the trophies working properly.
Special thanks to flatz, Alex @ CMP, skillerCMP, gingerbread, zeick, butnut, acab, Petar, Dreamcat4 and many others
Based on the awesome scripts created by szczuru, and the tools created by Pink1, arnold (swapperneger), zecoxao, tpu, doobz, sandungas among others devs. This "mod" tries to streamline the process of conversion of PKG/ISO/CSO/PBP to PSP package for PS3. Latest versions include a GUI and improved compatibility.
Changes in v1.8.1 "mod by aldostools"
- Added mapping of d-pad arrows to right analog stick in MINIS2.TXT for PSP Remasters. (thanks to lex3a for the tip).
- Includes a patched version of PSPtoPS3-b22 by Doobz (fixes type and a complain about version in SFO).
[+] Previous changes
Report your PSP compatibility results here
Edits the cheats database for ps3usercheat (st.dat). Allows export/import cheats to the database in text and binary formats. 3.55 CFW is required.
Now the cheats compatible with the EBOOT hack can be identified easily. This version includes a cheats database for 557 games compiled by gingerbread @ ps3hax and a link to his discussion thread. Thanks to @SkillerCMP now the EBOOT patcher supports code type: 0T00 (8bit), 1T00 (16bit), 2T00 (32bit), 4T00 (Serial codes), 5T00 (Copy codes)
New features: Creation of PKG for patched EBOOTs, improved tagging for cheats compatibility with EBOOT patch, updated the cheat database with gingerbread's update containing 560 games, fixed issue with version numbers and creation of PKG for disc EBOOTs. Update the database directly from PS3Cheating.net
* Special thanks to skillerCMP, gingerbread, BahumatLord, haxxxen and bungholio for the tutorial about converting CU codes.
This is a specialized FTP client that auto-converts any image (PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP, TIF) to the proper cover size of 260x300 used by multiMAN, and auto-upload it as JPG to the proper covers path. Supports: drag & drop of multiple files, browse dialog, copy & paste image or URL from clipboard.
Note: Use multiMAN as FTP Server. It's a great companion for Tidy CoverAgent.
Download: PS3 Tools Collection 2.3.5 (includes +30 tools)