737Andi

Aircraft self cast shadow quality

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Hello,

does someone know how to improve the shadow quality of the shadows that the aircraft casta on itself?

The normal shadows are very blurry.

Thank you!

Best regards Andreas

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I made a video some time ago on how to improve shadow quality beyond UI values.  You'll want to experiment with these values in your Prepar3d.cfg:

OPAQUE_SHADOW_TEXTURE_SIZE=8192     (default is 2048 I think)

TRANSLUCENT_SHADOW_TEXTURE_SIZE=2048  (default is 512 I think)

WARNING: your FPS WILL drop and VRAM usage will increase.

Cheers, Rob.

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I use the Opaque shadow at 4096 which nicely sharpens shadows in the VC with no noticeable performance hit.  I tried messing with the Translucent shadow setting and it completely destroyed FPS.  I am not sure what that setting even does but that is the one to be careful with!

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