Moving around in the preview

To move around in the ModelConverterX object preview you would use your mouse. With the left button you can rotate the object, with the right button you can pan the object. And with the mouse wheel you can zoom. And to control how much zoom and pan you give there are two options: PanScale and […]

Recent changes

In the last three weeks I have been a bit busy, so I haven’t posted about the changes I made to my tools recently. Here is a quick overview of the most important changes: There was a memory leak in scenProc when using the SplitGrid step, this has been fixed. But if you still have […]

Visibility tags

I have added a new feature to ModelConverterX, it now also uses the visibility tags that are used often in FSX aircraft models. They are read from either the MDL or the X file. And when exporting to FSX MDL they are written as well. So this should mean that such visibility tags no longer get lost […]

Batch convert changes

In the next development release a couple of changes have been made in the batch convert wizard of ModelConverterX. The main changes are: You can now select if you want to save objects or scenery. When you select objects each model in the selected files is saved as a separate file. If you select scenery, […]

Importing 3DS files

I have just added a new importer to ModelConverterX. From the next development release you will also be able to import files in the 3DS format. Below is a quick overview of what is supported and what the limitations are: Geometry and texture mapping is read The 3DS format does not store the normals of […]

7 days, 7 tools

Most of you know that I make all those flight simulation development tools for fun, it is my hobby. This means I have no tight schedule for when I work on certain features, I just work on the tool or the feature that I most enjoy at the moment. So that means that sometimes I […]

Recent changes

Over the last weekend I made a couple of changes to the development releases of my tools. Here is a quick overview of the changes: Last Friday I introduce the big changes to ModelConverterX that allow multiple object placements. Unfortunately some bugs slipped into these changes. These caused crashes while loading certain BGL files and […]

Two scenProc changes

In the next development release there are two important changes in scenProc. These will mean that your old configuration file will no longer work directly, you will have to make some small modifications to them. The first change is that the SHP and KML importer have an additional argument. Just like the OSM importer you […]