MattDavies

PTA for P3D v4.1 - Release Schedule & New Features

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Hi all,

With P3D v4.1 releasing tomorrow, naturally there will be a new version of PTA to support this.

At the same time, we're also rolling out some new features (these will be backwards compatible to version 4.0).

  • - No popcorn tweak has been completely rewritten. The old algorithm which worked in v3 doesn't render correctly in v4 resulting in grey clouds within a close proximity to your viewpoint
  • - Alternate tone map tweak has been improved - this basically stops clouds from being too bright when you have bloom set using HDR
  • - Separate lighting adjustments for aircraft externally and internally - now you can adjust the lights for the VC separately to the external model
  • - Added an adjustable parameter to reduce cloud brightness at varying stages of the 24hr day cycle (dawn/day/dusk/night)
  • - Added a new tweak which allows separate adjustment of HDR bloom during the 24hr day cycle (dawn/day/dusk/night)

This will be available over the next few days hopefully - keep your eyes peeled for when it's released.

If you have any questions, you can reply to this topic.

 

Cheers,

Matt.

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Thanks Matt.

Great enhancements.  Will this come with a new UI or will that remain the same.

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Wow - thanks, Matt! A veritable treasure trove of features!!!! I can't wait to try them out!

Just when I thought I'd finished tweaking my tweaks!

Adam.

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Excellent, Matt! This almost makes up for your absence on your super-entertaining youtube videos.

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22 minutes ago, tamsini said:

Excellent, Matt! This almost makes up for your absence on your super-entertaining youtube videos.

I can't be in 6 places at once :D

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49 minutes ago, ErichB said:

Thanks Matt.

Great enhancements.  Will this come with a new UI or will that remain the same.

Not yet, it will eventually be integrated into Simstall which will give it a new UI.

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11 minutes ago, MattDavies said:

I can't be in 6 places at once :D

Matt, this was not meant to be a negative comment. Just to express that youtube needs more videos like yours.

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Hi Matt . 

 

Will we still be able to use one custom ini's on the new version?

 like thopat's?

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Great news Matt.

Will V2.52 presets look the same or do we need to adjust some settings first to get the same look in V4.1 ?

regards, Gerard

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They will work, but chances are with the new features people will be updating them to utilise the new tweaks :)

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Thx! I will wait with P3Dv4.1 update till the new PTA version will be released :).

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