Publishing Tools

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Publishing Tools, are a collection of utilities used when managing and creating different types of file formats used for PlayStation 5 games and applications.

Overview[edit]

This will cover explanations and some placeholders for future homebrew tools.

File Name and extension Official Name Tool description Homebrew Alternative
prospero-pub-param.exe Param File Editor for PlayStation®5 Param File Editor for PlayStation®5 is a software for creating/verifying the param files (.json) required for using applications, patches, and additional content for PlayStation®5 None specifically for PS5, but any json editor could be used by following a template
prospero-pub-cmd.exe Publishing Tools Command Line Version for PlayStation®5 Publishing Tools Command Line Version for PlayStation®5 is a software that provides CUI versions of features, such as Package Generator. Command list None
vagconv2w.exe and vagconv2.exe VAG Converter 2 VAG Converter 2 is a Windows-based tool that converts 16-bit linear PCM waveform data which has been produced using conventional sound tools, into HE-VAG data None
at9tool.exe ATRAC9 Encoder/decoder at9tool is an encoding/decoding tool for ATRAC9™ including ATRAC9™ Band Extension (shortened to "ATRAC9™" hereafter except under special conditions) None
ProsperoGP5Editor.exe GP5 Generator for PlayStation®5 All-in-one utlity to scan a game/application folder structure and generate a .gp5 project file to be used with prospero-pub-cmd.exe when creating a PlayStation®5 package None
sieaacformattool.exe AAC Format Tool Windows-based tool used as an encoding/decoding tool for AAC format None
sieOpusFormatTool.exe Opus Format Tool Windows-based tool used as an encoding/decoding tool for Opus format None