1. S

    Effects placed using SDK instr not visible?

    Seriously, I'm about to Elvis my monitor :cool: I've spent countless hours now meticulously placing an effect file using the method outlined in the SDK. I'm able to place a ramp spotlight effect with a y-offset of 55 (ft or m I don't know). The effect previews beautifully in P3d (v4.1). I save...
  2. K

    Simdirector catalog loading

    I can't get simdirector for p3dv4 to load the catalog. I have tried disabling all of my addon scenery and I've also tried turning off the friendly names option to speed up the time. I actually can't turn off the friendly names option because every time I try to exit simdirector the program...
  3. Christian Bahr

    P3D v4 Self-defined camera in scenery?

    I've got a question. Currently I'm planning a scenery in which a camera is attached to a building. In reality, this camera takes pictures and sends the pictures taken to the website of the airfield club: Now I have modeled these cameras and would like - if possible - to attach a custom...
  4. Leonardo Moreira

    P3D v4 Best 3D Grass/shurbs place method

    Hi Guys, What is the best way to position 3d grass like the images below: I try the paint object method (3ds max), but it has a big impact on performance. TY :)
  5. A

    AI aircraft carrier landings

    Gents, this is a prototype development we believe is worth sharing early: an AI aircraft landing on a moving carrier! This first small step is the result of a gradual buildup of our Carriers Extended! SDK and the skill and perseverence of Farley's relentless effort. The AI Carrier ops are being...
  6. sniperfull

    P3D v4 Errors while trying to build a C++ project using Simconnect

    i've been trying to build a project that was originally coded for 32 bit... while trying to get the code running when i selected the 64bit SimConnect.lib into the VC++ directories and Additional Include directories i got these errors while trying to build. Severity Code Description...
  7. christopherbritton

    P3D v4 MCX - No Volume Shadow? (Solved)

    Hello, I was messing around with one of my models and happened to notice that the Volume Shadow texture option in Model Converter X fails to stay set to true when I export a P3Dv4 MDL. The option does stay set when I export the P3Dv2 and FSX models. Was this option removed in P3Dv4 or is this...
  8. Christian Bahr

    P3D v4 P3Dv4 compliant Windobjects

    Hello developers. A question to the experienced developers in this forum. I would like to re-program my SODE-controlled wind turbines and wind socks to meet the P3Dv4 standard and no longer need SODE. Is it even possible to design my wind objects to be P3Dv4 SDK compliant? And if that should be...
  9. Christian Bahr

    P3D v4 3D Lights (Download)

    Hello developer! Here are 3-D lights for Prepar3D v4: This link has been removed because it is outdated. There is a newer version of the P3Dv4 3-D lights, located here in the "Rescource" section: 3-D Lights - For Prepar3Dv4 This 3-D lights library includes various 3-D lights. There are lights...
  10. Bownsy105

    P3D v4 [SOLVED] No Transparency on ground polys.

    I'm attempting to get some ground polys into P3D, however I cannot seem to get any tranprency working. (The black should be transparent) I used photoshop to export the textures to DXT5. When I open the textures in DXT1 Bitmap the Alpha channel is clearly intact. I attempted to convert the...
  11. Christian Bahr

    P3D v4 Muelheim Ruhr X - Released!

    Hello. The update for P3Dv4 for Muelheim Ruhr X is ready. You can download the scenery now. The scenery is freeware. Muelheim Ruhr X is a complex and detailed 3-D city model and the airport EDLE Essen / Muelheim, which has also been implemented highly detailed. New features for P3DV4.x -...
  12. christopherbritton

    P3D v4 Photoreal Blendmasks no longer transition smoothly.

    I've had this issue since day 1 of owning P3Dv4. Is this an issue with P3Dv4 itself (as a software) or could this be some sort of incompatibility? I'm surprised I haven't seen more posts on this issue, however it would make since if it's only an issue on my end.. The Blendmask is an 8bit...
  13. christopherbritton

    P3D v4 LCXML Support for P3Dv4 MDLs?

    Hi Arno. We are able to export P3Dv4 native MDLs in Model Converter X, but we are unable to compile models into P3Dv4 native object libraries using Library Creator XML. Are there any plans to bring v4 support to Library Creator XML? Thanks for all the hard work! Without your programs...
  14. K

    P3D v4 ADE 1.75 places PAPIs higher over terrain

    I wanted to edit EBLG so that the parallel runways (23L and 23R) with the same ILS frequency (109.35) didn't clash and prevent any ILS reception. The only thing I did was edit the ILS frequency, then compile, then install the bgl as addon scenery (using the addon.xml method LM require). This...
  15. Clutch Cargo

    P3D v4 What language to use?

    I could use some input. Years ago I created the FDSFX panel for sound effects controlled from inside the cockpit. A simple 2D panel where the simmer flips a switch and an audio recording would play. Right-clicking on the switch would give options such as auto-repeat, volume control and...
  16. MagMexico

    P3D v4 KBTR Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

    Hello! We have a new project for the United States, the last one in this country Was McAllen Tx. We now go to KBTR Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport. Therefore we also have another in development that is MMMY, and is in the final stages for its release! So I leave a catch of the KBTR control...
  17. ddawson

    XML Sound Gauge for P3D v4 2017-07-01

    Here is the P3Dv4 version of my xml sound gauge. Use it to add sounds to your xml gauges.
  18. ddawson

    LVAR Gauge for P3D v4 1.1.0

    This is the 64 bit version of my gauge to read all Lvars active in a given FS session. Compiled with VS2015, it will require the runtime libraries for that compiler.
  19. Christian Bahr

    P3D v4 Material Season Script

    Hi! Has anyone of you tried the new LUA script in the material editor of P3DV4 SDK? For me, nothing happens when I want to load a script via the browse button. As far as I understand, you can use script to change the seasons during the runtime in the simulator. But as I said, with me I...
  20. Christian Bahr

    P3D v4 Real-time lighting

    Hi. In the Aerosoft Forum you can see a video that shows the new real-time light calculations of P3DV4 in an impressive way: http://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/123832-p3dv4-real-time-lightning/#comment-819963 regards, Christian