Category Archives: News

X-Plane 10.45 RC1 Is Out – Go Test Your Airplanes!

X-Plane 10.45 release candidate 1 is out (and will be available on Steam for users who have selected to get betas within a few days). If you aren’t running betas and would like to try it, run your X-Plane Installer, pick update … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News | 12 Comments

A New Way To Exclude

MH1212, developer of the Prefab Airports for X-Plane, requested this feature, and it looks like we are going to be able to sneak it into X-Plane 10.45. (If we hit bugs, it might get pushed out to 10.50, but so far things look okay.) … Continue reading

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Posted in File Formats, Scenery, Tools, Development, News | 15 Comments

X-Plane 10.45 Beta 1 Released

X-Plane 10.45 Beta 1 is out – here are the release notes. This is a small update in terms of code change; the new feature is updated global airports and nav data, as well as a bunch of bug fixes; the beta … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News | 59 Comments

AMD Catalyst 5-11 + X-Plane + Laptop = Crash

We’ve seen a few reports (and Philipp has experienced first hand) that X-Plane will crash on startup with the very latest Catalyst drivers that came out last week. The crash appears to only happen if you have a machine with a … Continue reading

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Posted in News, Hardware | 1 Comment

X-Plane Mobile on TV (Literally)

X-Plane 10 Mobile is among the first games to be released for NVidia’s Shield set top box. Part of the work of doing this release was putting game controller support into X-Plane mobile – you’ll be able to use a game controller on … Continue reading

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Posted in Android, iPad, iPhone, Mobile Devices, News | 6 Comments

AlpilotX Releases New South America HD Meshes

If you have a computer that can handle more detailed base meshes, AlpilotX’s free HD and (for those with serious hardware, UHD) meshes are a really great looking enhancement to X-Plane. Alpilotx just released a new HD version of South America with more up-to-date … Continue reading

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Posted in Scenery, News | 12 Comments

X-Plane 10.42 Released

X-Plane 10.42 is a small bug fix release, and it’s out now as a free update for all X-Plane 10 customers, Global Edition, Digital Download and Steam. We also updated the installer on Monday. With 10.42 out, we’re looking to get … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News | 25 Comments

SASL Crash Fixed – You’ll Need a New SASL

Since El Capitan came out, SASL has been crashing on quit when used in aircraft with customized sound. While I work on neither SASL nor El Capitan, both are (at least partly) open source, so I spent a few hours yesterday and located … Continue reading

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Posted in Aircraft, Development, News | 9 Comments

X-Plane 10.41 Release Candidate 3

X-Plane 10.41 release candidate 3 is live – check “get betas” to update to it using our installers, or enable betas on Steam to get it via Steam. Hopefully it will go final within a few days; r3 fixes the stupid version number … Continue reading

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Posted in News | 35 Comments

Please Try X-Plane 10.41 Release Candidate 1

I cut X-Plane 10.41 release candidate 1 last night – to get it, run the X-Plane Installer, pick update, and check “get betas”. Here’s a list of bug fixes. 10.41 is just critical bug fixes – fixes to crashes, and fixes to third … Continue reading

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Posted in News | 11 Comments