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Need help extracting XML from SPB with FSX (I only have MSFS which won't work)

Thank you for your time.
I have a SPB file with a flight plan. Inside the SPB file is a complex XML file with the airport and waypoints all listed.
I cannot extract the XML file because I'm using the MSFS version. If you are using the Steam FSX version, it is possible.
Are you able to extract the file? I can WeTransfer the SPB file!
Please let me know.
Many thanks.


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I heard they've now encrypted the propdefs in the Steam version as well. Pretty dumb given how important they are to developers. I too would like this funtionality. I hope they figure out a way to protect people's content but still give us access to the base propdefs....

However, have you tried unpacking it using the FSX propdefs? Maybe you'll get what you're looking for in the Approaches and other airport data? Does the current ADE have a facility to read your spb data built in?
Thank you for your thoughts. Yes, I agree it is a shame it isn't available but yes it will could return. I will check out the ADE and see if that can give me what I need. Many thanks!
BTW, somewhere I said that Spb tool worked with MSFS... I read somewhere else that that used to be the case, but the spb format has been updated since and they've added bits in the header that make the SPB tool to choke... oh well.