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WED 1.6b2 available now

The latest WED 1.6 beta is now available to test. Download WED 1.6.0b2 for Mac OS X Download WED 1.6.0b2 for Windows Download WED 1.6.0b2 for Linux This version includes multiple bug fixes, such as Ted’s fix to crashes caused … Continue reading

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Posted in Scenery, Tools | 13 Comments

Experiencing unexpected crashes to desktop on WED on Windows 10? Here’s why…

We have received at least 5 bugs for WorldEditor that seem to have similar characteristics Inexplicable crash to desktop with no error message Happening on Windows 10, not reproduceable on Windows 7, Linux, or WINE Happens shortly after using the … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, Scenery, Tools | 22 Comments

WorldEditor 1.6 – First Public Beta

WED 1.6 public beta 1 is out!  As Jennifer wrote: The first version of WorldEditor that is compatible with X-Plane 11 is now available! WED 1.6 features: Service vehicle parking, destinations, and routes Better validation, including a text document of errors Additional … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News, Tools | 35 Comments

WorldEditor 1.5, Release Candidate Two – Crash Fix

I just posted WED 1.5 release candidate 2. If you grabbed RC1 and hit the crash on export on Windows, please grab this ASAP and file a bug if your crash is not fixed. Of the four or five crash reports I … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.5 Beta 4 Live

WorldEditor 1.5 beta 4 is available for download. The only major change here is that we seriously backed off the requirement to have hot zones off of the approach and departure ends of runways; this requirement is now only 100m. I … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.5 Beta 3 Posted – Try Validating Your Airport

WorldEditor 1.5 beta 3 is now available on the WorldEditor download page. Besides a number of new features, WorldEditor 1.5 has much stricter validation checking; our is to get to a point where, if WED will export it, your scenery pack … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News, Scenery, Tools | 41 Comments

WED 1.5 Beta 2 Posted

WorldEditor 1.5 beta 2 is up – you can download it here. Please report WED bugs on the gateway’s bug base. This version of WED has a lot more validation than past ones did, so expect your previously “good” airport to fail … Continue reading

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Posted in Air Traffic Control, Development, News, Tools | 52 Comments

Andy Colebourne Takes Over AC3D Plugin Development

As some of you know, it was my plan to end-of-life the AC3D exporter for X-Plane; the decision was based on having limited resources to develop exporters. The good news is: Andy Colebourne of Inivis has taken over development of the plugin, … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News, Tools | 12 Comments

WED 1.5b1 is out now!

The first beta for World Editor 1.5 is now available to download. This version features numerous bug fixes, along with major improvements to make editing airports easier and faster by providing more visual clues. It’s also the first 64-bit version … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News, Tools | 31 Comments

Coming to WED 1.5: WYSIWYG Taxi Sign Editing

That’s the new taxi sign editor in WED. Signs in the hierarchy are shown as a rendered preview of what the sign will look like. When you click on it (as if it was text) you get a WYSIWYG editor with … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, Tools | 42 Comments