Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 (5.1.12.26829) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 contains additional fixes for high priority issues identified after release. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1. Therefore, the Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 update may require you

Prepar3D v5.1 Now Available!

Prepar3D v5.1 brings a slew of new features and improvements across the entire platform. Enhanced Atmospherics is now default with improvements made to the entire system including better performance, lighting, reflections, and fidelity. The DX12 rendering engine has been further optimized offering additional performance and stability enhancements. Developers now have the ability to create panel and UI content using HTML5 and JavaScript opening up new possibilities for content creation and improving workflow. Multiplayer updates including vastly improved wingman and AI performance and the capability for headless mode hosting make multiplayer training scenarios even more immersive and scalable. The following list

Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2 (5.0.31.35253) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2 contains additional fixes for high priority issues identified after launch. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2. The Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.0 update may require you to reactivate your

Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix (5.0.24.34874) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix contains fixes for high priority issues identified after launch. A full install of all components is recommended for this update. To install the update you must first uninstall your current Prepar3D v5 install via Programs and Features in Windows Control Panel. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.0 update may require

Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3 Now Available

The third hotfix to Prepar3D v4.5 (4.5.14.34698) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3 contains numerous new features and improvements. Various improvements were made to VR including native support for the Varjo XR-1 Mixed Reality headset. Multichannel capabilities have been enhanced with stability improvements and better structured scenario support. Additional PDK tools give developers more control over multiplayer and structured scenarios. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3. The Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional.

Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 2 Now Available

The second hotfix to Prepar3D v4.5 (4.5.13.32097) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 2 contains numerous new features and improvements. Multiple changes have been made to improve the Virtual Reality (VR) experience including automatically hiding the VR mouse cursor when not in use, providing additional calibration options, and adding the ability to enable eye tracking by default. A new Eye Tracking Demonstration scenario is included that showcases VR eye tracking and guides a new pilot through a representative aircraft startup procedure. Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) ground

Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The hotfix update to Prepar3D v4.5 (4.5.12.30293) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix. The Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v4 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). To install the new Client, you must first uninstall your current Prepar3D v4 Client via Programs and Features in Windows Control Panel. The Prepar3D v4.5

Prepar3D v4.5 Available Now!

The latest update to Prepar3D is now available! Prepar3D v4.5 continues to build upon the solid foundation and advancements made to the platform by bringing new features, improvements, and fixes across the board. Terrain night lighting has been overhauled adding greater visual detail and clarity. Highways illuminate through cityscapes like never before and sprawling urban environments come to life extending to the horizon with higher resolution night textures. Major optimizations have been made to model loading vastly reducing load times for complex scenery add-ons. Additional enhancements were made across the entire platform ranging from smoother multiplayer animations, greater Virtual Reality

Prepar3D at FlightSimExpo in Orlando this June

More than 45 flight simulation developers—including Prepar3D—are confirmed for FlightSimExpo 2019! After a sold-out inaugural event that saw more than 1,100 attendees, the second-annual show is being held on June 7-9, 2019 at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®. Lockheed Martin will be in attendance to represent Prepar3D, a visual simulation platform that allows users to create training scenarios across aviation, maritime, and ground domains. Prepar3D has become the go-to platform for serious flight simmers, and developers creating top-tier simulation add-on products. The main portion of FlightSimExpo takes place from 9:00am on Saturday, June 8 to 3:00pm on Sunday, June 9. In 2019, the

Orbx TrueEarth Netherlands

The first region in the Orbx TrueEarth line, this rendition of the Netherlands is nothing like what Orbx has developed before. The entirety of the country is included, all 85,000km2 of photoreal terrain at 1m resolution, and has been meticulously brought to life with 5 seasonal texture themes, full night lighting and ground features, and incredibly dense vegetation. Thousands of custom objects from buildings such as bridges, churches and even tulip fields contribute to a living region which rivals the accuracy and detail of real-world aerial imagery. The TrueEarth range takes full advantage of the advanced capabilities in Prepar3D v4