VitaShell 0.5 released and open-sourced


VitaShell is an alternative replacement of the PS Vita’s LiveArea. It offers you a file browser, homebrew launcher, built-in FTP, network host feature and much more. This homebrew was an entry of the Revitalize PS Vita homebrew competition and has won the 1. Price.

In order to run / compile VitaShell you need


Changelog 0.5

  • Increased homebrew force-exit compatbility and stability.
  • Added network host mountpoint.
  • Added ability to compile shader programs (use the suffix for vertexes and for fragments).
  • Finished photo viewer. Use the right analog stick to zoom in/out. Left analog stick to move. L/R to rotate and X/O to change display mode.
  • Updated to newest vita2dlib which fixed many bugs with images.
  • Improved ‘New folder’ by extending to ‘New folder (X)’, where ‘X’ is an increasing number.
  • Improved message dialog texts.
  • Limited filenames so it doesn’t overlap with the size/folder text.
  • Fixed infinite loop when copying the src to its subfolder by an error result.
  • Fixed FTP client crashes and added support for Turboclient Android.
  • Fixed alphabetical sorting, finally.

Changelog 0.4

  • Added experimental feature: Holding START to force exit homebrews.
  • Added battery symbol by Ruben_Wolf.
  • Switched to official PGF font.
  • Changed triangle-menu animation to ease-out.
  • Improved mark all/unmark all feature.
  • Fixed percentage precision in progress bar.
  • Fixed small bug in move operation.

Changelog 0.3

  • Added translation support. See translation_readme.txt for more details.
  • Added move ability (only possible within same partition).
  • Added tabulator support in text viewer.
  • Removed ‘Paste’, ‘Delete’, ‘Rename’ and ‘New folder’ in read-only partitions.
  • Fixed size string of files over 1GB.
  • Fixed alphabetical sorting.
  • Fixed battery percent bug being -1% on PSM Dev Assistant.

Changelog 0.2

  • Added ability to sign PSP homebrews.
  • Added sleep prevention when using FTP, deleting and copying files.
  • Added a scrollbar.
  • Added date and time to info bar.
  • Added correct enter and cancel buttons assignment.
  • Added some cosmetic changes.
  • Fixed crash when deleting marked entries.
  • Copied entries now still rest in clipboard after pasting them.
  • The application now cleans itself before launching homebrews.

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