Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 2 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 2 (5.3.17.28160) is now available and can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 2 contains additional resolutions for high priority issues identified after the Prepar3D v5.3 release. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 2. The Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 2 update may

Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 1 Update

There was a bug introduced in the v5.3 hotfix which caused airport lighting to remain on during the day. The hotfix has been updated with this fix. If you already downloaded the hotfix only a client update is required to fix this issue. The original hotfix version is 5.3.15.28130, the updated version with the airport lighting fix is 5.3.15.28131. The hotfix post has been updated to reflect the new version and this is also the current version available in the downloads page.

Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 1 (5.3.15.28131) is now available and can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 1 contains resolutions for high priority issues identified after the Prepar3D v5.3 release. The Client and Scenery installers are required for the fixes present in Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 1. Therefore, the Content and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.3 Hotfix 1 update may require you

Prepar3D v5.3 Now Available!

The Prepar3D v5.3 update is packed with numerous performance, visual, and usability improvements. Updates to weather systems including optimized cloud and terrain blending, dynamic lighting on precipitation, improved sun and moon lighting, and better fog visuals make training in difficult conditions and locations even more immersive. Performance has been improved across the whole platform including areas with dense content, traffic, and weather rendering. Additionally a vast amount of default content including buildings, landmarks, and airport vehicles have been updated to PBR textures. New development features including clear coat support, additive PBR materials, PBR support for autogen annotation, and multiple improvements

Prepar3D v5.2 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.2 Hotfix 1 (5.2.22.27615) is now available and can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.2 Hotfix 1 contains resolutions for high priority issues identified after the Prepar3D v5.2 release. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v5.2 Hotfix 1. Therefore, the Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.2 Hotfix 1 update may

Prepar3D v5.2 Out Now!

Prepar3D v5.2 brings a large number of features and improvements to the Prepar3D platform. Continual improvements have been made to the Enhanced Atmospherics system offering better visuals while reducing memory usage. Improved atmospheric lighting and shadows, better volumetric cloud generation and enhanced precipitation effects to further improve realism and training fidelity. Additional enhancements made to the DirectX 12 rendering system continue to improve performance and stability to enable support of even greater detail and scale in training scenarios. Light up the night sky with the addition of road lights and improved airport lighting. Developers have access to more tools including

Flight Simulation Association partner

We are excited to be a founding partner of the new Flight Simulation Association. To support the launch of Flight Simulation Association in the community, we’re offering a private forum board at https://prepar3d.com/forum/ for fellow FSA members to collaborate in all things Prepar3D.   We’re joining more than 50 other developers and content creators in this new community-wide effort, and we hope you’ll join too! Learn more at flightsimassociation.com!

Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 (5.1.12.26829) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 contains additional fixes for high priority issues identified after release. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1. Therefore, the Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 update may require you

FlightSim Community Survey 2020 Now Online!

From 13-23 November 2020 Navigraph is conducting a FlightSim Community Survey together with several major addon developers and organizations within the flight simulation community. The survey, the largest of its kind, aims to gauge the prevailing flight simulation trends and users’ requests for future development. Like previous years, this survey has an emphasis on the major flight simulators including Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D, but now also includes questions about simulators on mobile devices, combat simulators, and helicopter simulation. This is the largest and most comprehensive flight simulation survey in the world! By participating you are influencing the future of the community. On

Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2 (5.0.31.35253) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2 contains additional fixes for high priority issues identified after launch. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 2. The Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.0 update may require you to reactivate your