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Top Plugins (30)
FlyWithLua NG (Next Generation) Edition for X-Plane 11 (Win, Lin, Mac)
FlyWithLua offers a rapid development system to get in deep into X-Plane. An easy to understand, detailed manual is included.
FlyWithLua will support all platforms, Windows, Linux and Mac, and it will support X-Plane 9 and X-Plane 10.
A script can be used on all platforms by default, without the need of re-editing. This let's you share scripts with friends using other systems.
Product: FlyWithLua NG
UpDate (d.m.y): 06.06.2021
737 Ground Handling Equipment
Is a FREE visual feature plugin for X-Plane 11 tailored specifically for models of aircraft from the Boeing 737 family. It started as a test plaform for ground support equipment models for the ZiboMod, but it eventually became a plugin supporting multiple B737 models. Currently most of the B737 models are supported, including the Laminar Research default B737-800 model, FlyJSim B737-200, or the ZiboMod B737-800X – the most used 3rd party aircraft for X-Plane. The plugin also already supports all the yet to be released LevelUp B737NG models.
Designer: Jiří Brožek
Product: 737 GHD For Zibo
UpDate (d.m.y): 04.04.2021
xxFlightDeck Scenery - XFD 7 Control + Auto Fog
7 New script Clouds | Nightlight | Shadows | Skycolors | Wawes | Sun Star Moon Blur | RGB + Auto Fog.
Designed to make it easy to control & tune in the sim. See the bottom of this page, I recommend that you turning on fps control when using the sliders! See my settings!
NOTE: Direct files are includ presets | Update is without presets
Designer: Me Etron
Product: XFD 7 Control + Auto Fog
UpDate (d.m.y): 02.05.2021
Data Ref Tool for X-Plane (to edit develop lua script, or modify)
DRT is an X-plane plugin intended to replacement for Sandy Barbour's Data Ref Editor (DRE). While the core functionality is much the same, many features are improved to make the experience nicer:
Case insensitive search option
Regex search option
Only show datarefs that have changed recently
Easier to deselect the search field
Designer: leecbaker Lee Baker
Product: Data Ref Tool
UpDate (d.m.y): 15.12.2020
3jFPS-wizard11 - keep good FPS and enjoy smooth flying
+ keeps performance stable by auto adapting view distance, cloud quality, anti-aliasing and scenery shadows
+ very smooth transitions to make visual effects barely noticeable
+ easy configurable with settings windows
+ wizard mode guides you to find your best configuration
+ change settings during flight and see immediately what you are doing
+ nice graphical and/or numeric FPS Display
+ NEW FEATURE: you can set up 4 profiles with different settings for different situations (e.g. VR and non-VR)
Designer: jörn-jören jörensön
UpDate (d.m.y): 02.03.2021
Amazing FREE Weather Engine [XPGFS] NOAA Weather
XPGFS brings alive the x-plane atmosphere, combining METAR reports and NOAA Weather data for the whole planet.
- Own METAR interpretation engine.
- 8 Layers of Wind data with 0.5x0.5 degree resolution.
- 8 Layers of Turbulence data.
- Selectable METAR source: NOAA, IVAO, VATSIM
Designer: Joan Perez
Product: Real Weather plugin
UpDate (d.m.y): 31.03.2021
ReShade is a generic post-processing injector for games and video software developed by crosire. Imagine your favorite game with ambient occlusion, real depth of field effects, color correction and more ... ReShade exposes an automated and generic way to access both frame color and depth information (latter is automatically disabled during multiplayer to prevent exploitation) and all the tools to make it happen.
Together with our free software XFD SCN, we highly recommend one of the best tools for adjusting your screen and for capturing the best image in the x-plane 11, and best of all it's free, download Reshade today!
UpDate (d.m.y): 09.01.2021