Scenery Tools

Laminar Research Tools

These tools are created by LR for X-Plane.  They are all open source and also available as ready-to-download binaries:

  • WorldEditor.  WorldEditor is a graphical scenery editor.  You can use it to create overlay scenery and customize airports.
  • MeshTool.  MeshTool is a command-line tool to build base meshes from raw data.
  • AC3D Export Plugin.  This plugin allows the 3-d editor AC3D to import and export X-Plane .OBJ 3-d models.

Third Party Tool Links

Jonathan Harris has developed a set of export scripts for Blender, a free, powerful 3-d modeler: http://marginal.org.uk/x-planescenery/.

Ondrej Brinkel is developing an addon for the new Blender 2.5x: https://github.com/der-On/XPlane2Blender

 

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