Thanks to Michael Minnhaar’s unceasing work (and willingness to nag us 😉 ) official builds of WED 2.0r1 are now available. This calls for a celebratory gif!
Please note that this is a major update and the minimum system requirements have now changed to: 64 bit versions of Windows 7/10, OSX 10.9, or Linux with GLIBC 2.23.
Major features include:
- Automatic background maps via OpenStreetmap and ESRI Orthoimagery
- New overlay layer featuring NAVAIDs and airport layout
- Adjustable text size
- Support for runway suffixes S, T and W
- Supports new XP11.30 apt.dat format with 8.33kHz channels for ATC frequencies
- Numerous bug fixes
For detailed information on the changes, see Michael’s write up here, or the README.WorldEditor file in the download.