Static Libraries (.A) for Playstation 2 Emotion Engine

Edit on Github | Updated: 25th November 2020

This post will cover the programming libraries that were provided by the Official PS2 SDK for the Emotion Engine (the main processor for the PS2).

Main Emotion Engine SDK libraries

These are the essential libraries that games could not function without:

Name Description
base64.a  
libatok.a  
libc_export.a  
libcdvd.a  
libcheck.a  
libdbc.a  
libdev.a  
libdma.a  
libeenet.a  
liberx.a  
libeyetoy.a  
libgcc_2.9-ee-991111-01_export.a  
libgcc_2.96-ee-001003-1_export.a  
libgcc_3.2-beta2-ee-030210_export.a  
libgcc_3.2-ee-030926_export.a  
libgcc_3.2-ee-040921_export.a  
libgcc_common_export.a  
libgp.a Graphics Processing library
libgraph.a Used to control the Graphics Synthesizer (GS)
libhig.a High level Graphics library
libhip.a Graphic plugin library for HIG
libipu.a Low level library for controlling the Image data Processor (IPU)
libkernl.a  
liblout.a  
libm_export.a  
libmc.a  
libmc2.a  
libmcx.a  
libmpeg.a Library for playback of MPEG2 Video
libmrpc.a  
libmsin.a  
libmtap.a  
libpad.a  
libpad2.a  
libpc.a  
libpkt.a  
libqp.a  
libscf.a  
libsdr.a  
libsein.a  
libsk.a  
libspu2m.a  
libssyn.a  
libtimer.a  
libusbkb.a  
libusbpspcm.a  
libvib.a Used for controlling the vibration of a controller
libvu0.a  

Networking EE Libraries

These libraries were only used for Playstation 2 games that conntected to the internet for online play.

Name Description
bnnetcnf.a BB Navigator Network Configuration Library, used for reading the network configuration.
eenet46.a HTTP TCP/IP stack for networking
eenetctl.a Library for setting up the network
ent_dump.a  
ent_eth.a Ethernet interface driver paired with ent_eth.irx
ent_ppp.a Modem driver paired with ent_ppp.irx
ent_smap.a Network interface driver paired with ent_smap.irx
entctl46.a  
libinsck.a Socket library based on libnet
libhttp.a Library for HTTP calls
libhttps.a Library for HTTPS calls
libnet.a Controls the IOP networking INET library
libnetif.a  
netcnfif.a Common Network Configuration Interface Library
netglue_eenet.a General Purpose Network Wrapper API
netglue_insck.a  
netifmc2.a  
ntgui2.a GUI library for managing Network Configuration

Demo Disc Libraries

./Demo Disc SDK/sdk/philmsg/philmsg.a
./Demo Disc SDK/sdk/libscedemo/libscedemo.a
./Demo Disc SDK/sdk/online_lib/online.a

Emotion Engine Sample Libraries

./ee/sample/atok/softkb/utf8/libccc/lib/libccc.a
./ee/sample/atok/softkb/libpfont/lib/libpfont.a
./ee/sample/inet/ntgui2/utf8/libccc/lib/libccc.a
./ee/sample/inet/ntgui2/libpfont/lib/libpfont.a

GCC Emotion Engine Libraries

./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libidt.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libiberty.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libidt.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libiberty.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libsupc++.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libnosys.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libm.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libg.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libc.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/soft-float/libstdc++.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libsupc++.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libnosys.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libm.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libg.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libc.a
./ee/gcc/ee/lib/libstdc++.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libtk8.0.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libopcodes.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libiberty.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libtix4.1.8.0.a
./ee/gcc/lib/gcc-lib/ee/3.2-ee-040921/soft-float/libgcc.a
./ee/gcc/lib/gcc-lib/ee/3.2-ee-040921/libgcc.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libitk3.0.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libmmalloc.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libfl.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libbfd.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libitcl3.0.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libtcl8.0.a
./ee/gcc/lib/libexpect5.26.a

GCC I/O Processor Libraries

./iop/gcc/lib/libopcodes.a
./iop/gcc/lib/libiberty.a
./iop/gcc/lib/gcc-lib/mipsel-scei-elfl/2.8.1/libgcc.a
./iop/gcc/lib/libbfd.a

Deprecated (old) Libraries

LibSPU2 and LibSND2 seems to have been deprecated.. or maybe just these compiled versions are old, not sure..

./ee/lib/Old/librspu2.a
./iop/install/lib/Old/libspu2.a
./iop/install/lib/Old/libsnd2.a

./iop/lib/Old/libspu2.a
./iop/lib/Old/libsnd2.a

./iop/gcc/mipsel-scei-elfl/lib/Old/libspu2.a
./iop/gcc/mipsel-scei-elfl/lib/Old/libsnd2.a

Using radare2 to print functions list

r2 -qc 'is~FUNC' objectname.o