Vnbb informed us that they have released a new utility to easily side-load and manage BlackBerry PlayBook apps.

Main features:

  • Side-load bar files into PlayBook
  • Managing Applications installed on PlayBook: list, check status, launch, terminate or uninstall
  • Create BAR file from BDM backup files


  • On Windows: has installed Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
  • On PlayBook: enable Development Mode (Options -> Security -> Development Mode: ON)

You can download vnPButils here. It is available in 7 different languages.