Author Archives: Jennifer Roberts

About Jennifer Roberts

Jennifer came to X-Plane to update the manuals and stayed for the bug testing. You'll most likely see her on the Q&A site or answering bug reports.

Private VR Beta Testers

UPDATE: After receiving around 70 requests, we are closing applications for private beta testing at this time. X-Plane's native VR is nearly ready for beta. Possibly as soon as next week, we will be moving into private beta testing of … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, Testing | 34 Comments

X-Plane 11 Airport Usage Data

We had a request for information on the popular airports, so here's a small addendum to the usage data from a couple weeks ago. We don't currently track whether the airport is a default, Gateway airport or an add on, … Continue reading

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Posted in X-Plane Usage Data | 9 Comments

Usage Data Update for November 2017

Here are the results of the latest usage data as of 05 October, 2017. If you'd like to compare, here is the last usage data result from February 2017. It took me a bit longer than I would have liked … Continue reading

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Posted in X-Plane Usage Data | 45 Comments

Beta Testing 101

X-Plane 11.10 is the first major version release with a lot of code changes and new features. By design, this version has a lot of big changes in it that we've held back for weeks or even months. This also … Continue reading

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Austin Meyer’s Reddit IAMA

Austin Meyer will be hosting a Reddit AMA! Check it out tomorrow, August 16th at 9:30pm EST. Ask him anything! He'll answer questions on X-Plane, flying, patent trolls, life, his new movie, game development, Android, and more.

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X-Plane 11.02 Release Candidate 2

A new release candidate is now available for X-Plane 11.02. There aren't many bug fixes listed on the release notes page, but we think (hope!) we've fixed the new issues introduced in r1 and sneaked in a couple other improvements … Continue reading

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FMOD Video Tutorial

We have a new video tutorial on using FMOD to add custom sounds to X-Plane 11. This simple tutorial shows how to add a snapshot and an event in FMOD. The video also has a permanent home on the video page … Continue reading

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Posted in Aircraft, Screencasts | 12 Comments

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

Usage Data for X-Plane 10 & 11

You might have noticed we've been working our tails off to make X-Plane 11 an amazing sim, with tons of new features, and during that time we didn't have the resources to do anything further with our proposal to publish X-Plane usage data. The … Continue reading

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Posted in Uncategorized, X-Plane Usage Data | 37 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