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Utilities

Here you can find anything that adds to a utility or is a utility in itself.

44 files

  1. FPS_Limiter_0.2

    Instructions for this little utility:

    1. Ensure you have Java installed. If not, go here http://www.java.com/en/
    2. Unzip FPS_Limiter_0.2.rar to where ever you want it (I unpack it to a new directory in my FSX folder)
    3. Open your new directory and run FPS_Limiter_GUI.jar
    4. Select D3D9 in the Settings tab
    5. Click on "search executable" and point the dialogue window to your fsx.exe file in your FSX directory
    6. Enter your maximum fps value desired, most recommend using 30
    7. You can set logging and OSD options if you like but the OSD is unnecessary and I don't need a log so I don't bother.
    8. Click "create bat" to create a new batch file which will likely be named something like fsx.exe.limited.bat and will appear in your FPS limiter directory.
    9. Make a link to that and use it to launch FSX. A second window will open with FSX, leave it open or minimise it until you close FSX.
    10. Enjoy!

    (Thanks to Warpspider)

    =======================

    ORIGINAL README:

    History:
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    Version 0.2, 11/15/2007
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    - New command line switch to set the desired fps (/f:x), default is 30
    - New command line switch to enable or disable logging (/l:ON|OFF), default is OFF
    - New ingame keys to change the desired fps (F10 decrease / F11 increase)
    - New ingame fps display, show or hide with F12, command line switch is /x:ON|OFF, default is OFF

    Version 0.1b, 11/13/2007
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    - Fixed Bug in D3D9 Hook
    - Fixed Bug in D3D8 Hook


    Version 0.1, 11/12/2007
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    - Inital Release
    Batch Dateien brauchst nicht mal. Erstelle einen shortcut von der Limiter.exe und füge im ZIEL einfach den PFad zur game.exe dazu, fertig
    Wennst den shortcut umbenennst so wie die game .exe heißt, dann weißt auch gleich was du startest- und das machst dann mit allen games die du so hast

    Zur Nutzung:

    Archiv entpacken und mit der Konsole in das Verzeichnis wechseln (oder ggf. eine Batchdatei anlegen). Hier der Syntax:

    fps_limiter /r: D3D8|D3D9|OGL "pfad zur spiele.exe" (ohne das Leerzeichen nach dem Doppelpunkt, das Forum macht aus : D ein Smiley)

    Mit dem Schalter /r wird der Renderer Hook angegeben, wenn dieser Schalter nicht angegeben wird, wird automatisch D3D9 benutzt. Beispiel:

    fps_limiter /r: OGL "c:\spiele\quake4\quake4.exe" <- Nutzt OGL, also explizit angeben
    fps_limiter "c:\spiele\jade empire\jadeempire.exe" <- Nutzt D3D9, muss also nicht angegeben werden

    Wenn der Pfad richtig ist, wird das Spiel gestartet. Anschließend befindet sich im Spielverzeichnis eine Datei namen "limiter.log".

    79,340 downloads

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  2. 340+ Selectable Ozx airstrips

    If you want the OZx airstrips (340+) to show up in FSX airport selection list and being able to select to fly to and from them, you can download the BGL files at the bottom. That will add these airstrips to FSX list of airports/airstrips. The download contain one BGL for each region.
    This is very basic. It does not contain afcad files, but you can select the airstrips in FSX list of airports, and start at a airstrip or fly direct to an airstrip by using the FSX flight planner and GPS. The airstrips that did not have an ICOA code I have allocated a YZ.. code so to facilitate selecting the airstrip by name or by code. I have added an excel spreadsheet for all the airstrips with their ICOA codes that is included with the download file.
    If u don’t want to see the airstrips, they just remove the BGL. A very easy process.

    5,729 downloads

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  3. OZX airfields maps for printing

    This file contains maps of the OZx airfields made using the online map function provided by Tom T. They are just screen shots of areas big enough to show enough detail to locate airfields in your chosen area. They can be printed out and used as a reference without having to fiddle with the online version, or as a reference point from which to drill down into the online maps for more detail.

    Covers all the OZx fields that were listed on the online map version as at 29 Sept 2009. Corrections and additions are welcome via PM to nojwod.

    By John Dow

    3,796 downloads

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  4. Printable FTX airfields maps from the FTX online maps

    This file contains maps of the FTX airfields made using the online map function provided by ORBx. They are just screen shots of areas big enough to show enough detail to locate airfields in your chosen area. They can be printed out and used as a reference without having to fiddle with the online version, or as a reference point from which to drill down into the online maps for more detail.

    Covers all the FTX fields that were listed on the online map version as at 29 Sept 2009. Corrections and additions are welcome via PM to nojwod. Note there is no AU Red map available at the moment but the AU Blue, AU Gold and AU Green areas are covered.

    By John Dow

    2,569 downloads

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  5. AI Carriers exe.xml for P3D

    This is a exe.xml file for P3D users that would like to be able to use Lamont Clarks AI Carriers in P3D. This file is tested and vetted in P3D and has no other startup applications listed.

    To use; Find your Lockheed folder in "App Data" (usually C drive/Users/your name or computer name/App Data/Roaming/Lockheed. Copy and paste the un-zipped file and that's it.

    Of course you need to have AI Carriers installed, and if you are running FSX with P3d and have AI Carriers installed and working in FSX, the above instructions will work for you with nothing else needed.

    If you do not have FSX installed, you should still be able to install AI carriers into P3D but there is a different process and it is explained, but i am not sure how to do this myself. the method is discussed at another sim website. If you google "AI Carriers install" it should take you to the right place.

    Good Sailing, Cats and Traps!

    Chuck Bosn

    985 downloads

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  6. Removed clumps from dust effects file

    a newly adjusted effect file where the dirt clumps have been removed from the dust effect file.

    Also included are instructions how to do it yourself.

    2,012 downloads

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  7. PlanG OZx 3.0 data

    OZx Airstrips and Waypoints data for Plan-G v0.8 and above.

    Includes Airstrips, Obstacles and Points of Interest from OZx version 3.0

    Requires Plan-G version 0.8.0 or higher, which can be downloaded from http://www.tasoftware.co.uk/forum

    1,849 downloads

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  8. FSX GPS instruction booklit

    This is an instruction on how to add terrain and traffic to your default FSX GPS gauge.

    1,085 downloads

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  9. PlanG FTX NZSI data

    Orbx/NZSI data files for Plan-G
    ======================

    We are happy to present our Orbx/New Zealand South Island Plan-G data files which include:

    - all POIs, windfarms, dams, lighthouses, aso
    - about 180 unlisted airstrips
    - nearly 300 huts (cabins)
    - indication of the "Lord of the Rings" areas

    To produce this huge amount of datas it took us dozens of hours of intensive search and work.

    These datas will make your VFR-flights in NZSI much more interesting and challenging.
    Enjoy and happy flying!

    After unpacking the zip-file, import the csv-files into your PlanG.

    Teamwork of
    Harald Klose and Dieter Linde
    Members of the "Westwood Inn Virtual Flying Club" (http://www.backcountrypilots.de)

    1,463 downloads

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  10. PlanG FTX NA data

    Orbx/North America Sceneries data files for Plan-G
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    Orbx Sceneries payware:

    - PNW
    - PFJ
    - NRM
    - CRM

    My Plan-G datas display spots of all objects which are provided with the software ( POIs, unlisted airfields, dams, windfarms, firetowers, a.s.o)
    which are not inserted automatically during PlanG database re-built. (==> own AFCAD).

    OZx NA small sceneries freeware:

    Included are coordinates of follwing sceneries:

    - Bull Run Lake/Womack Resort
    - Chalet de Venema
    - J K Last Resort
    - Keyhole Falls
    - Lake Crescent Lodge
    - Lake Ozette Campground
    - Mount Jefferson Outpost
    - Ray's Cabin
    - Sandman Lodge
    - Timothy Lake
    - Womack Resort

    Source:
    http://aussiex.org/f...oads&showcat=17


    Pick the datas that apply to your particular installation and import them to PlanG.

    Author:
    Dieter Linde
    http://www.backcountrypilots.de/

    1,036 downloads

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  11. Wallpapers Collection

    Hi Guys,

    Here's a collection of three backgrounds for your desktop featuring FTX Coff's Harbour and the Flight 1 Cessna Citation Mustang.
    The original background concept was by Russ White featuring a Dornier.

    Enjoy,



    Frank

    1,062 downloads

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  12. Remove engine snow wash effect 20 ft below plane

    Sometime people have problem with snow still being shown as they fly high and normally about 20 feet below the plane.

    By renaming the effect the snow blown from engine about 20 feet below aircraft will be removed. There were a number of people I know that dont like this specific effect especially in external views and when they want to take screen shots.

    See attached file for instructions

    863 downloads

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  13. 3 Splash screens

    I made three splash screens and thought i would share them
    well enjoy....

    681 downloads

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  14. FSX SPLASH SCREENS X v2

    This is a game start screen HD replacement package-FSX SPLASH SCREENS X v2


    Imagine flying start in a better......




    524 downloads

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  15. PNW unidentified ICAO Airstrips

    This little BGL files add the OZx airstrips In USA and Canada to FSX aircraft selection list that has been released but do not contaon ICAO code. This make a couple airstrips from the freeware OZX developers available for you in FSX to select from the airport list and they will also show up in the FSX GPS. So you can start your flight from these great airstrips without searching for them.

    768 downloads

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  16. PlanG Australian ERSA - VFR Waypoints

    VFR WAYPOINTS for Australia

    I have compiled the information as per Air Services - Aeronautical Information Package (AIP) En Route supplement Australia (ERSA)
    supplement for VFR Waypoints in Australia so it can be imported into Plan G

    Reference document http://www.airservic...23-Aug-2012.pdf

    Simply download the attached file to your computer and unzip to folder of your choice.

    Open Plan-G and go to [Manage Data]

    Select [import] then select the CSV file and import the file which will then add the 1,012 VFR Waypoints.

    You should then be able to see in Plan G all the ERSA - VFR Waypoints for Australia

    NOTE make sure you have VRP selected in the 'User Waypoints' section on Plan G for the selected Zoom level to show them.

    Update: Have amended colums so that under 'Notes' it will now show the VRP as a VFR waypoint.
    It seems the ERSA - IFR ones also are not done so stay tuned for that to be done soon

    Update - IFR Waypoints Now posted and available on site here



    Enjoy VH-RJF

    827 downloads

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  17. PlanG OZx 3.1 NA data

    OZx Airstrips and Waypoints data update for Plan-G v0.9 and above.

    Includes Airstrips, Obstacles and Points of Interest from OZx version 3.1 plus a few that were missing from the 3.0 data. THIS FILE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE WAYPOINTS IN THE 3.0 WPTS DOWNLOAD, SO DOWNLOAD BOATH FILES FOR THE COMPLETE SET.

    Requires Plan-G version 0.9 or higher, which can be downloaded from http://www.tasoftware.co.uk/forum

    1,249 downloads

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  18. Removed clumps from wheelsnow spray effects file

    Removed clumps of snow from wheel snow spray effects file

    1,131 downloads

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  19. Flag Pics

    Here are 250 flag pics in PSD format for use in Photoshop or any graphics program that supports psd files.

    They are textured buttons with no background, so just bring them into photoshop and then drag the flag pic from the file to your finished work.

    Flags of all nations, so I don't think anybody got left out!


    A lot of work went into these, so I hope they get used.



    Regards


    Frank Cooper

    766 downloads

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  20. PlanG Visual Reporting Points New Zealand

    Visual Reporting Points New Zealand - VRP

    For those of you flying in New Zealand I created a collection of nearly 700 VRPs according to this source:
    http://www.caa.govt....oordsanddes.htm
    ==> Chapter "Visual reporting points"

    Hint:
    Before importing these VRPs into your PlanG installation I recommend to make a backup of your PlanG /Data/UserWaypoints.sdf file.
    By writing back this saved file you are able to restore your old PlanG status.

    Dieter
    www.backcountrypilots.de

    527 downloads

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  21. Orbx Screensaver

    A screensaver I made showing the stunning work of the Orbx team including 8 different slides all with the Orbx logo.

    I DO NOT CLAIM ANYTHING FROM THESE PICTURES.

    Being distributed as freeware and freeware only.
    README included for instructions.

    Enjoy!

    544 downloads

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  22. SPLASH SCREENS X

    Screenshot of my Editing, the selection of 5 to do the splash screen and thought i would share them
    well enjoy....


    245 downloads

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  23. Splash screens II

    Here are a few more splash screens for you all



    this preview pic is only 80% quality

    hope you all enjoy!!

    431 downloads

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  24. PlanG FTX NRM data

    This is an update of my former Northern Rocky Mountains/NRM PlanG datas.

    The datas now include all POIs that come with the latest Orbx NRM Patch 001, i.e.

    - 20 additional unlisted airstrips in Alberta, British Columbia, and Washington State
    - 39 backcountry lodges
    - 71 Parks Canada Warden cabins
    - 13 BC fire lookouts
    - 20 additional ski areas
    - windfarms
    - open pit mines
    - and other POI

    Unpack the zip file and import NRM.csv into your PlanG.

    Dieter
    http://www.backcountrypilots.de

    705 downloads

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  25. PlanG Australian ERSA - IFR Waypoints

    Finally completed the Air Services - Aeronautical Information Package (AIP) En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA) IFR Waypoints supplement to import to Plan-G

    Reference document http://www.airservic...23-Aug-2012.pdf

    Same process as the VFR download the attached file to computer and unzip to temp folder of your choice.

    Open Plan-G and go to [Manage Data]
    Select [import] then select the CSV file you saved [Australian IFR Waypoints.csv] and import the 1,923 IFR Waypoints.

    There are a number that also show up as ISEC along flightpaths, but not as IFR Waypoints. (Green Triangle) in the User Waypoints menu.
    There are a large number that are not shown at all so you will be able to select the IFR (green triangle) in User Waypoints menu now to see them.

    Hapyy flying VH-RJF

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