- Ben Supnik on HDR Isn’t Just HDR: What Does That HDR Check-Box Do?
- Thomas Forrester on HDR Isn’t Just HDR: What Does That HDR Check-Box Do?
- Ben Supnik on Let’s All Try to Fight Log Spam
- vonhinx on Let’s All Try to Fight Log Spam
- Jonathan Harris on Let’s All Try to Fight Log Spam
Author Archives: Ben Supnik
In a past life, before I worked for Laminar Research, I was a plugin developer. So I’ll admit up-front that I might be the most guilty individual when it comes to this particular problem: log spam. What do I mean by … Continue reading
X-Aviation just posted an update to SkyMaxx Pro – the new 1.1 patch brings big performance improvements and fixes rendering problems with HDR. From the user reports I’ve read, performance in HDR mode is good. (I hate to see users … Continue reading
For X-Plane users with an AMD graphics* card on Windows or Linux: there appears to be a bug in the 13.11 drivers** that cause corruption in HDR mode; the symptoms are square artifacts of missing clouds and missing windshield in … Continue reading
The HDR check-box turns on HDR mode in X-Plane 10. But what is HDR mode? High Dynamic Range( HDR) mode in X-Plane actually enables many features at the same time. We put in a single check-box because the features all fit … Continue reading
If you’ve survived downloading the rather large 10.25 patch and you want to download even more data, good news! Alpilotx has just released version 2 of his X-Plane HD Mesh Scenery. His scenery pack is a donation-ware recut of North … Continue reading
X-Plane 10.25, out now, is a big update by size – 1 GB compressed, if you were current to 10.22. The result on our servers is, well, higher than normal load. (That nearly flat top-out at 100 mbits is 10.25 … Continue reading
X-Plane 10.25 went final today; if you’ve launched X-Plane you already know that from the auto-update notice. With this update we shipped the first set of lego-brick airports, and new urban and natural terrain. We also updated WorldEditor to version … Continue reading
I’ve marked WorldEditor 1.2.1 as final. If you are a WorldEditor user, please upgrade from 1.2 to 1.2.1. Besides fixing a bunch of bugs (including annoying usability bugs), it changes the format of the zip files for submissions to the … Continue reading
In a previous post I discussed a new facility in X-Plane 10.25r1 (coming real soon) to disable aircraft-attached objects for performance optimization. There is a second use for this feature: performance analysis. This post is targeted at aircraft authors, particularly … Continue reading
I have a lot to cover here – a little for everyone I think. 10.25 Release Candidate 1 Is Up If you are a third party developer using 10.22, and you haven’t participated in 10.25 betas, please go do so now. … Continue reading