Prepar3D continues to foster an open and thriving ecosystem of developers though it’s open simulation platform via a free Software Development Kit (SDK). Each release brings new capabilities to further enhance to opportunities for our P3D Developer Network. Some of the additions to the v5 SDK includes the addition of sloping runways, enhanced engine extensibility features for SimObjects and expanded PBR lighting effects. For more information on how to become a Prepar3D developer, and the benefits developers receive, see the P3D Developer Subscription program page. Check out some of the great work by a few of the developers within the
AviationLads did a fantastic job on their first cinematic video of Prepar3D v5. The video shows the capabilities of the all new DirectX 12 rendering engine while featuring airports already in-development by our P3D Developer Network including MK-Studios, LVFR and Orbx.
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
The airport amongst the clouds. One of the most well-known airports in the flightsim world, Telluride Regional Airport is an extreme high-altitude airport located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Perfectly situated nearby his highly-popular Eagle-Vail and Sedona Airports, acclaimed developer Jarrad Marshall brings another dramatic location to life for FSX and P3D. Exclusive Prepar3D v3 Gallery of KTEX from Orbx: For more information and to purchase Telluride: Visit ORBX’s home page: http://www.fullterrain.com/product/ktex
Explore Orbx’s most detailed region yet! FTX Norway covers ~160,000 square miles (~420,000 sq km), all of Norway* plus narrow boundary regions of adjacent Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Enjoy a wide variety of landscapes — scenic coastlines and offshore islands, deeply incised fjords, vast interior plateaus covered with close to one million lakes, lush agricultural areas along the corridors of large rivers, colorful villages, bustling urban centers, and industrial sites associated with oil & gas exploration — and all have been recreated with great detail and accuracy. Hand-placed custom landclass along with the road and railroad networks, powerlines, wind farms,
Experience the Desert Oasis from Prepar3D Solution Developer ORBX With one of the most dramatically scenic backdrops in the United States, Palm Springs is a resort city situated 100 miles east of Los Angeles in Southern California. In his most expansive scenery to date, acclaimed developer Jarrad Marshall (Monterey/Redding/Jackson Hole/Cairns Intl) brings us not only Palm Springs Intl, but 1500 square kilometres of hand-crafted scenery. Explore the resort cities of Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Indian Wells, Thousand Palms, Palm Desert and Desert Hot Springs, the high-altitude alpine wonderland of San Jacinto Peak, the windswept wastelands of the San
Prepar3D v2 supports an ecosystem of very talented developers and designers who build scenery and airport addons for Prepar3D. A great highlight of this partnership is Orbx. Orbx develops extremely high fidelity, award-winning environment and scenery expansions for Prepar3D. Orbx recently took their beautiful approach to re-imagining life-like airports and regions for Prepar3D and applied them to the entire Prepar3D globe. Orbx FTX Global creates an entirely new simulation experience for Prepar3D users. FTX Global Feature Overview and Highlights Orbx Simulation Systems – fullterrain.com Total upgrade of your Prepar3D base world texture set – the entire globe re-imagined New ground
Prepar3D v2 supports an ecosystem of very talented developers and designers who build addons for Prepar3D. A great highlight of this partnership is Orbx. Orbx develops extremely high fidelity, award-winning environment and scenery expansions for Prepar3D. Orbx has recently released their new FTX terrain region, NA Gold Northern California. Their Northern California region supports and takes advantage of many of the new rendering engine features in Prepar3D v2, including the new ultra water, dynamic shadows, and enhanced reflection settings. The new autogen instancing system allows for even more trees and buildings to be rendered than ever before for increased immersion
Orbx have announced the immediate availability of their New Zealand South Island (NZSI) scenery addon as a Side-by-Side License (SBSL). This license will activate NZSI in Lockheed Martin Prepar3D if you have a copy of Orbx FTX NZSI installed for Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX).
We are very pleased to inform the community that Orbx have announced availability of a Prepar3D license for FTX Australia SP4. Great news and a great product! http://www.fullterrain.com/product_australia.html John