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