FMOD Sound

X-Plane uses FMOD as its new sound engine; you can use FMOD’s authoring tools to create highly realistic sounds for your aircraft. FMOD is a high quality commercial sound engine and sound authoring environment for games.

Guides

TitleDateDescription
FMOD 2.0 Upgrade Notes30 Dec 2021How to use FMOD 2.0 with X-Plane 12.
Using FMOD with X-Plane5 May 2017This guide explains how to use the commercial FMOD sound engine to add custom sounds to aircraft in X-Plane 11.

Tips & Tricks

Reference

TitleDateDescription
FMOD Event Parameters for X-Plane24 Nov 2017Explanation on using cone & dataref parameters with FMOD sound.

File Formats

TitleDateDescription
Sound (.snd) File Format Specification5 May 2017X-Plane .snd files integrate custom FMOD sound into an aircraft.