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Changelog: ========== 01.08.01 - Fully working FILE MANAGER mode 01.08.

04 - Slide menu style with animation (real sliding when changing titles) 01.08.05 - Support for mounting DVD-Video folders (VIDEO_TS) from internal or ex ternal HDD disk (playable as VOBs in XMB VIDEO tab when any DVD-R disc is insert ed) 01.08.05 - Support for detecting and mounting PS2 game backups 01.08.06 - PARAM.SFO FW 3.41 patch option. 5 additional search GAME search folde rs added in .ini 01.08.07 - Fixed locking on exit after FTP usage. 01.08.07 - File manager - mouse pointer changed for better visibility 01.08.07 - When no games are found more messages are displayed and all cover mod es + filemanager are accessible! 01.08.07 - Filemanager: L2 - Page Up, R2 - Page Down for current pane 01.09.00 - Support for AVCHD playback from INTERNAL HDD (payload with syscall8 s upport required) 01.09.00 - Support for backup of AVCHD folders to internal HDD 01.09.00 - OVERSCAN option in the .ini 01.09.00 - Important fix for copying files smaller than 16KB 01.09.01 01.09.02 format 01.09.03 01.09.04 o save 8MB 01.09.04 01.09.04 Support for AVCHD HDD playback with USB/SDHC/MemoryStick mount points Convert Blu-ray (BDMV) structures saved on the internal HDD to AVCHD Overscan option applied to all display modes (except FILE MANAGER) Background slide/animation uses PICPA.PNG (and not PICPL/PICPR.PNG) t or memory. Source changes to compile with SDK 1.90 for older firmwares. Separate release for FW 1.90-3.40 (OSK not working in file manager)

01.09.05 - Fixes, improvements and changes. PC HOST network support in FILE MANA GER mode. 01.09.05 - [SELECT]+[X] while in filemanager with currently active net_host# wil l cause forced REFRESH of net_host contents 01.10.00 * options.ini is changed * a lot of fixes * added option to mount /dev_flash to user defined hdd folder * syscall and mount point options removed * mounting AVCHD from internal HDD now works for all payloads * overscan option applied to filemanager mode, too * version for firmware 3.15 attached, too (do not use it for FW 3.41, because On ScreenKeyboard and HOST doesn't work) 01.10.01 - Fixed PL3 /app_home mounting, added Payload Type info in [L2] Setup a nd in lower right corner (P=PL3, H=HERMES, G=PSGROOVE) 01.10.02 - Added REMOTE PLAY to multiMAN and the games it launches 01.10.02 - Left analogue stick now moves the mouse like the RIGHT one to be comp atible with PSP in remote-play mode for FILE MANAGER in multiMAN 01.10.02 - Fixed issue with "CF Card icon" displaying when PS3 has no internet c onnection (and possible black-screen lock-up) 01.10.03 - Loading progress message when multiMAN starts 01.10.03 - Improved folder scanning speed 01.10.03 - Changed [L2] Setup menu with motion background and fixed freezing wit h [PS] button

01.10.03 - Fixed game double listing 01.10.03 - File manager rearranged to fit PSP remote-play screen and overscan TV s 01.10.03 - Fixed folder sorting in file manager 01.10.04 - Fixed LONG loading time 01.10.04 - [SELECT]+[L2]/[R2] - change overscan options 01.10.04 - [SELECT]+[L1] - change cover mode 01.10.04 - [SELECT]+[R1] - change content mode (GAMES/VIDEO/BOTH) 01.10.04 - [START] - launches File Manager 01.10.04 - No modifications will be applied to user PS3 system before accepting the Disclaimer/agreement 01.10.05 - MP3 playback support in file manager (from local and network devices) 01.10.05 - At the moment it is limited to 2ch 44100kHz MP3 audio files (max 32MB s) 01.10.05 - Fading title names on inactivity 01.10.06 - New content folder in file manager /ps3_home 01.10.06 - New option dim_titles=5 in options.ini 01.10.06 - Improved copying folders/games with large number of files 01.10.07 01.10.07 01.10.07 01.10.07 01.10.07 01.10.07 Fixed MP3 mono playback (plays in stereo) Improved COPY speed (20-25MB/s from external USB to internal) Fade-out in file manager on inactivity "Now playing:" info in [L2] setup screen (for testing purposes) Fixed "white background" for some games Some other fixes.

01.10.08 * * t * * * * * * * * JPEG/PNG picture viewer mode in file manager Picture viewer mode controls: LEFT/RIGHT or L1/R1 or [X] and [/\] / [O] to exi Picture viewer: JPEG downscale to 1920x0180 Picture viewer: JPEG upscale of 1280x720 and 640x360 to 1920x1080 Picture viewer: PNG max resolution 1920x1080 Interface uses JPEG pictures and not PNG Covers are now in JPEG format Faster browsing in cover/slide mode Full package with 826 covers is now 14MB (was 119MB) hdd_home options will now accept USB paths, too

01.10.09/10 - Picture viewer * * * * * * Zoom-in / Zoom-out with RIGHT analogue stick (or with L2/R2) Pan left/right/up/down with LEFT analogue stick Slideshow (~6 seconds per picture) - start/stop slideshow with [START] button Picture information on/off with [SELECT] button Proportional ZOOM to fit WIDTH with [L3] Proportional ZOOM to fit HEIGHT with [R3]

* File manager: mp3/jpg/png files colored - makes it easier to find supported me dia. * Game browsing in all modes is more responsive (excl the cover/slide one). * Covers/thumbnails for AVCHD/Blu-ray compilations created with multiAVCHD are n ow also displayed. 01.10.11 -

* MP3 "playlist" is now working. After you play a song from the file manager, mu ltiMAN will load the rest of the mp3 files from the folder as a playlist and wil l play them sequentially. * During playback: [START]+LEFT / [START]+RIGHT skips to previous/next song in a ny mode and [START]+UP/DOWN controls playback volume * MP3 is stereo, but it will be played back through all 6 speakers in 5.1 config uration with little attenuation for the rear speakers and the LFE. * Changed initial volume to be a little softer * AC3 5.1ch / 2.0ch is also working, but in halts the main thead until song is p layed through. I'll need a bit more time to put it in the background. * multiMAN internet update doesn't require USB stick anymore. It will save it un der its USRDIR/TEMP and will mount it to /app_home. * Filemanager shortcut changed to [SELECT]+[START] * New icon, created by condorstrike from the forum 01.10.13 * Display mode #1 uses FREE TYPE fonts * Filemanager [RENAME]: the current name is displayed * Separate UPDATE via internet for firmware 3.15 01.10.14 * Nice free type fonts added to display modes #1 and #3. * Additional [PATHS] mode added with [L3] (large title names, smaller title name s + game path, smaller titles names without the path). * Game scrolling is rewritten to work in PAGES and browsing is as fast as it can get for all modes. * Fixed double listing of Blu-ray/DVD-R disc when present * Fixed disappearing USB games in USB PATCH mode 01.10.15 * Fixed OnScreenKeyboard (OSK) for firmware 3.15 * Fixed NETHOST support for firmware 3.15 * Changed NETHOST access during boot * Fixed AVCHD title display for firmware 3.15 * Fixed some other minor things 01.10.16 - Copy video files to /ps3_home/video virtual folder - they will appear directly in the XMB Video tab. 01.10.16 - [SELECT]+[R3] in game display modes switches between 4 different font s (with Japanese/French/Spanish/Russian/Bulgarian (Cyrillic)/Serbian support). 01.10.17 In File Manager: * [R3] will open a file in HEX view mode * HEX view: [UP]/[DOWN] - Scroll in pages (512bytes) [left]/[right] - Scroll in blocks (8KB) [L1] - Seek to start of file [R1] - Seek to end of file [L2] - Scroll up one line (8 bytes) [R2] - scroll down one line (8 bytes) [/\] or [O] - Exit HEX file viewer * Playing network files will show their names and not 'net_play.bin'. * [SELECT]+[L1] will return you from file manager to last display mode * [SELECT]+[R3] - change freetype font for display modes 1 and 3

01.10.18 * Proper detection of Blu-ray Video discs * New options in the .ini to set mouse deadzone in percents for R/L sticks deadzone_x=30 deadzone_y=30 * Added MP3/WAV/AAC file copy support to /ps3_home/music (XMB Music tab) * Added PNG/JPG file copy support to /ps3_home/photo (XMB photo tab) 01.11.00 * * * * Improved memory management Smoother and faster browsing Interface fixes and adjustments, improved MP3 playback Background music upon multiMAN startup (additional download required) Background music available in separate package (Theme original)

01.11.01 * Support for USB mouse * Support for USB keyboard * Support for BD Remote Controller (if set as controller#1) 01.11.02 FILE MANAGER: * * * * Launch games from any folder (click [X] on EBOOT.BIN) Mount AVCHD from any folder (click [X] on INDEX.BDM) Mount BDMV (Blu-ray) from any folder (click [X] on index.bdmv) New option in INI: mount_hdd1=1 (to use 2GB PS3 cache partition)

01.11.03 BUGFIX RELEASE (sorry guys!) * Fixed AVCHD discovery from external USB * Fixed PL3 payload lockup when launching games * Added "Control console" accessible via telnet to port 1713 (FW 3.40+) 01.11.04 * * * * * Added support for custom interface colors (COLOR.INI) Added support for [LASTPLAY] game application Fixed PL3 payload lock after internet update Fixed multiple game/video listing Have a nice X-MAS and support multiMAN and multiAVCHD!

01.11.05 * Fixed mount points reset on launch * Added experimental support for PS2 game backups * Other minor fixes 01.11.06 * Added startup check for backup folder access

* Fixed support for [last game] application * Fixed [last game] application (separate download) 01.12.00 * * * * Added FILE/FOLDER copy to network PC (nethost) Added DELETE file from network PC (nethost) New version of ps3serv.exe required (separate download) Support for theme ICON0.PNG file

01.12.01 * * * * * Added CREATE FOLDER for network PC (nethost) Improved nethost support (fixed missing empty folders) Larger send buffer for ps3serv (up to 10MB) Improved game/avchd scan times New version of ps3serv.exe required (separate download)

01.12.02 * * * * Added support for themes in FILE MANAGER Option in the INI to set themes folder location Fixed issue with downloading covers for some users Theme package with 22 themes availabe (separate download)

01.12.03 * Fixed and optimized initial content scan (much much faster than before) * Fixed font size change (shrink/enlarge) when overscan mode is on during title names dim (fade in/out) * Fixed original theme (to restore ICON0.PNG) * Fixed SOUND.BIN (background sound will stop if theme does not support sound an d next time you launch multiMAN there will be no sound, too) * Added Other/Group/User access attributes display in filemanager for files and folders (linux style dxwr) * Added [START ]+[ ] to stop music playback (for mp3 and background theme audio) * Added [SELECT]+[X] to force [Direct Launch Prompt] when disabled * When theme which supports sound (SOUND.BIN) is applied during MP3 playback, pl ayback will not be interrupted * After device connect/disconnect/patch mode change currently selected game will not change (when possible) * New options in the ini file: progress_bar (0 = don't show progress bar during game backup/folder copy, 1 = sh ow progress bar) update_dir (path to store downloaded multiMAN update .pkg - to be used ONLY BY advanced users) date_format (DD/MM/YYYY, MM/DD/YYYY, YYYY/MM/DD) 01.12.05 * * * * * multiMAN can be launched from XMB in normal retail mode Symbolic / hardlink folder copy in FILE MANAGER [R3] New HELP screen in FILE MANAGER (10x condorstrike) [L2]/Setup reports firmware and payload (if available) Separate download for firmware 3.55

01.13.00 * Added support for CFW 3.55KMW and latest PL3 (kmeaw)

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Added check for proper access permissions [FW 3.55]: [R1] resets access permissions for selected game [Last Game] application updated (separate download) [ps3serv] PC application updated (separate download) Other fixes and improvements

01.13.01/02 * * * * Fixed support for CFW 3.55 (KMW/WTG/WNK/GH) and latest PL3 (kmeaw) [Last Game] application fixed to support CFW 3.55 (separate download) New options in the ini (clear_activity_logs / load_custom_payload) Other important fixes

01.13.03/04 * Copy/backup speed increased (about 10% speed gain) * On-screen-keyboard supports all languages (latin, cyrillic symbols + JP/CN gly phs) * Experimenatal web browser in FILE MANAGER (network icon) * multiMAN will save some display options on exit and restore upon launch * New options in the ini (clear_activity_logs / load_custom_payload) * Default "load_custom_payload=0" to avoid lockups with FW 3.55 * Important fixes, interface improvements and dialog additions 01.14.00 * * * * * * * * * Implemented stable syscall36 function (thanks to they know who) Fixed file manager default character mode Fixed network icon/text when no network is available More user friendly messages when problem appears New update/cover server (thanks to shaj) Option to download updates without USB stick New 'options.ini' format (thanks to SiGMAniac) [Last Game] updated (separate application) A lot of other stability fixes

01.14.01 * * * * * * Hypervisor mapped memory set to 4096 bytes (not 3MB) Restored AVCHD support for HDD video folders Added on the fly mount point redirection Added /app_home discless game support (very limited) multiMAN now uses only syscall36 function Increased stability: proper memory management

01.14.02 - ( 01.15.RC) * FW 3.55 - Disc and discless suport (/app_home) * Update downloads provided in single packages * A lot of stuff to come in next release 01.15.00 * Added: Support for "Black Screen Games" from external USB HDD (thanks to anony mous#3 for the idea) * Added: Launch "Black Screen Games" with [SELECT]+[X] key combination * Added: Control console with peek/poke/peekl support via telnet to port 8080 * Added: LV2 GameOS memory [HEX view] and [Save to file] in FILE MANAGER * Fixed: Blu-ray to AVCHD conversion * Fixed: Memory allocation for RemotePlay

* Changed: [Last game] application (separate download) 01.15.01 * * * * * * * File and folder copy transfer speed improved Restored support for games saved on SDHC or MemoryStick cards Changed default name for BD-ROM backups to GAMEID-GAMENAME Added support for PS3 Demo and Package discs Fixed game list refresh in modes with freetype fonts New [Help] screen in File Manager (thanks to condorstrike!) A lot of hidden improvements and fulfilled requests

01.15.02 * Added option to go [BACK] from certain [YES]/[NO] prompts * Check for available free space before initiating copy/transfer * Warning prompt if copy destination already contains folder with same (source) name (cancel/overwrite) * Support for COVER.PNG/COVER.JPG (260x300) and POSTER.PNG/POSTER.JPG (1920x1080 ) for AVCHD/Blu-ray movies * Greatly improved internal/built-in FTP server: MOVE FILES MOVE FOLDERS RENAME FILES RENAME FOLDERS MULTIPLE simultaneous FTP CONNECTIONS from different PC's/clients MULTIPLE simultaneous FILE-TRANSFERS (within session or between clients) RESUME interrupted transfers

* Total of 973 game covers (FULL package) * Four new themes (GUI BLUE, SAMUS REMIX, SAMUS REMIX 3, GIZMO) (MEGA package) 01.15.03 * * * * * * Improved copy/backup speed (again) Fixed stability during copy Delete folders/games is now faster Fixed a minor problem with FTP server Fixed COVER/POSTER PNG/JPG for external USB AVCHD movies New shortcut to check for game updates within multiMAN ([START]+[R3])

01.15.04 * * * * * Added ftp server controls in Control Console Fixed "expand_avchd" option General performance improvement FTP and USB to Internal speed gain Code optimization

01.15.05 * Added new display mode (#2) 4x2 icons * Fixed bug for [select]+[x] combo 01.16.00 READ CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU PROCEED WITH UPDATE (FW 3.55)! - No payload of any kind included in the distribution - Support for "Black screen games" using external USB HDD

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BDEMU.BIN or external payload required to enable following functionality: Support for AVCHD/BDMV structures saved on internal HDD (AVCHD HDD) Path redirections for /dev_bdvd and /app_home BDEMU.BIN is not distributed with install packages

01.16.01 * * * * * * * * Web browser with PKG files download working Improved display mode #3 Improved switching between display modes Improved memory management Grayscale images for split-games [SELECT]+[X] remembered for games on USB HDD (DEV) Functions to blur, alter sat/bri/contrast, mipmap/scale (DEV) Preparations for new display mode and GUI

01.16.02/03 * NTFS support for external USB HDD (START+/\ to switch to NTFS driver) * USB.CFG configuration file edit required: 0xVNID:0xPRID:V (vendor ID, product ID, V=number of volumes) * Only copy from NTFS is supported - nothing more, nothing less * Folder/File copy in FileManager from NTFS volumes * Merging split files while copying from NTFS is not supported (only 1:1 copy) * Altered display modes 1, 2, 3 and 4 (small device icon in lower right corner) * Fixed 99% progress bar freeze * Fixed "not enough space on destination drive" in rare cases * New cache convention * Added support for 3.56 spoof * Probably a lot of other things... 01.16.04 * * * * * * Freetype font support for File Manager mode Cool (real) mouse pointer for File Manager mode Added "screenshot" to RAW (ARGB) file format in control console Added some changes to display modes 1, 2 and 3 Added boot logo Major interface speed improvement

01.16.05 * * * * New options in the options.ini: lock_display_mode - lock selected display mode parental_level - set game parental level PIN protection parental_pass - PIN code New legend image for display modes 1, 2 and 3 Drop shadow added to File manager texts Some more speed optimization

01.16.06 * * * * * * * Added: last selected/launched game remembered for next MM start Added: parental control to File Manager (launching EBOOT.BINs) Added: "restart" command to control console Added: support for games without PIC1.PNG (using PIC0.PNG) Fixed options.ini parsing (for lock_display_mode) Fixed lock after multiple NTFS->FAT mode switching Fixed lock when starting game EBOOT.BINs directly from File Manager

01.16.07 * * * * * * Removed prompt/requirement for BD game disc when launching BSG games Added: [START]+[R2] to screen capture in RGB RAW format (to /dev_hdd0 or usb) Added: support for games without PIC0/1/2.PNG (delete cache folder) Added: "launch" pkg files from File Manager (install manually from XMB) Added: Refresh/delete/copy won't change currently selected game in the list Fixed: shadow copy function in File Manager ([R3])

01.16.08 * * * * * * Added: support for pads connected to any port Added: support for BD remote controller and MOVE controller (buttons only) Added: support for custom/theme mouse pointer Added: support for spoofed FW 3.55 to 3.56/3.60 Changed: display mode #3 (works faster and looks better now) Changed: proper scroll to last game in display mode #2

01.16.09 * Added: new display mode (fullpng=6) * Changed: up to 2048 files/folders in file manager 01.16.10 * Added: reflections to [Box art] display mode * Added: cover-boxes to [4x2] display mode * Changed: multiMAN icon 01.16.11 * * * * Added: Added: Added: Fixed: Boot progress messages Feature to rename game titles [SELECT]+[O] Check if game has split files (.666xx) upon game launch FTP server properly shows "modified" date/time stamp

01.16.12/13 * Added: new options in options.ini: [usb_mirror], [verify_data] and [download_d ir] * Added: support for new version of "ebootFIX" tool (PSN-style XMB games) * Added: support for , and symbols when renaming game titles (converts (TM) (R) a nd (C) to , and ) * Changed: Max number of games in the list set to 2048 * Added: [START]+[SELECT] restarts multiMAN * Added: RELOAD.SELF to multiMAN USRDIR folder (this way multiMAN can be launche d from other applications) * Added: support for XMB*.PNG images in themes (XMB0.PNG->PIC0.PNG, XMB1.PNG->PI C1.PNG, XMB2.PNG->PIC2.PNG) * Added: proper detection of spoofed firmwares * Added: /ps3_home/archive folder for .mmiso. experimental support (not availabl e yet) * Fixed: Prompt to change PARAM.SFO when launching newer games * Fixed: Prompt to change PARAM.SFO version even when PS3 FW version is the same 01.16.14 * Added: New display mode (8x4) with support for 32 titles on screen * Added: Navigation with LEFT and RIGHT analogue sticks in game modes * Added: Installed homebrew apps with RELOAD.SELF can be launched via multiMAN

* Added: PIC0.PNG+PIC1.PNG overlay when creating cached images (clear cache to g et it) * Added: Abort "Setting access permission" by pressing [O] or [^] * Added: Support for condorstrike's helpMME help application from within file ma nager (press [X] over the HELP button) * Added: Skip initial scan when multiMAN is spawned by its RELOAD.SELF * Added: SBOX.PNG image for themes (supports shadows, covers, docks) for 8x4 dis play mode * Added: Multiple files OR folders copy/delete/move in file manager (select with [SELECT] button) * Added: Up/Down can move and scroll through pages in File Manager mode * Added: new option in options.ini: [scan_for_apps] to scan for RELOAD.SELF comp atible apps * Added: No initial scanning for games (loading much faster) * Added: Filemanager left/right panes are restored on multiMAN start * Added: AUR5.JPG image used for 8x4 display mode * Added: Restore sound/MP3 volume on restart * Added: Restore mouse pointer position on restart * Added: Restore left and right panes in file manager on restart * Fixed: Bug when output resolution is 576p/720p * Changed: Spoofed firmware detected by CRC check of dev_flash files * Changed: Better copy/backup progress indication (even for games with very larg e number of files) 01.16.15 * Added support to launch video files from file manager by spawning Showtime pla yer * Special version of Showtime player required to handle video playback from mult iMAN * Added CBOX2/GBOX2.PNG for themes with full alpha transparency * Fixed issues when launching games on WN/WT firmwares * Fixed rare issue with select+x games from USB HDD with too long path names * Fixed rare issue with progress bar not updating during copy/backup * Improved initial scan (no scanning for games when not needed) * Improved 4x2 and 8x4 display modes visualisation