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Is there a Rain tweak ?

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Just wondering if anything can be done to make the frameratedrop less that with rain.

 

I don't now if the drops themselves can be made a little smaller.

Or if the distance between each drop could be increased.

Or both.

 

Or something else...

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Hi Glynn,

 

I have a home cockpit and do not use spotplane views. 

It replaces rain and snow too and it does not cost more fps than the default rain.

There is no performance to gain as far as I have read.

 

Default rain textures are 128x128 size, so already not very big.

I don't know if  64x64 will make a difference, as they are 4x smaller in size...

 

I want more distance between the rain drops and a smaller size.

Imho there should be something modified in the Rain.fx file. 

 

Clouds size can be modified in the cloud.fx file.

The distance between clouds can be set as few / 3/8 , 4/ 8 etc....

 

Now the same with raindrops.

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Precipt FX makes real looking rain . Default rain looks like crap. 

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Guys , please keep this on topic ...

 

This is about more performance when it is raining, not what is more beautifull to look at ....

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I think it is connected with number of cloud sprites when overcast, especially with ASN. Not sure it is related to rain itself.

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Guys , please keep this on topic ...

This is about more performance when it is raining, not what is more beautifull to look at ....

 

You asked if the drops could be made smaller, PrecipitFX does that.

It also gets rid of the vortex effect so I guess it spaces them out more as well.

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Indeed rain is connected to the amount and size of the cloud sprites.

 

But somewhere there is written what the distance between each raindrop is and what size it has ....

Less and smaller drops main better performance.

You asked if the drops could be made smaller, PrecipitFX does that.

It also gets rid of the vortex effect so I guess it spaces them out more as well.

As you have this program could you try with a 3 layer OC + rain , with the default rain and PFX rain, to compare the fps ?

 

Thanks

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Had contact with one of the developer of PreciptFX . They are doing nothing with the size or amount of raindrops...

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