23 Sep

SIMstarter NG Version 1.5.1 out now!


SIMstarter NG has been updated to Version 1.5.1. Some nice and important features have been added:



  • SimConfigBackup – Create backups of your most important configuration files and folders. A planned backup triggered by time and event is implemented as well
  • Startposition – Shows the Airline Code based on the AFCAD file. Never miss the correct parking position on your favorite airport
  • FileSwitcher – Added Presets for ORBX Germany South

--- 22.09.2017 - v1.5.1
[FEATURE] SimConfigBackup - Complete new Backup system for SIMstarter NG. Users can create different BackupSets and assign them to a Backup plan
[FEATURE] Startposition - Filter start position based on airline code (based on the AFCAD of the scenery)
[FEATURE] General - (P3Dv4) refreshing airport list creates a file 'scenery.cfg.SIMstarterNG.withAddOnXml' that includes all scenery items from add-on.xml files
[FEATURE] Add-On.xml MGR - (P3Dv4) Ask if SODE\xml or SODE\SimObjects files and folders should be copy to the SODE folder in ProgramData
[FEATURE] SimConfig - (P3Dv3/v4) Moon and Sun Size can be adjusted in 'Tweaks' Tab (suneffect.cfg)
[FEATURE] Fileswitcher - Presets for ORBX Germany South added
[FEATURE] Fileswitcher - Presetlist will be sorted now
[CHANGED] General - SIMstarter NG is showing an info dialog if SIMstarter NG is not started with Administrator Rights
[CHANGED] FSUIPC - Using FSUIPCclient 32/64 bit. Therefore SIMstarter NG is a 64 bit application from now.
[CHANGED] Settings - Path to FTXcentral.exe removed from 3rd party settings (not needed any more)
[CHANGED] Add-On.xml MGR - (P3Dv4) Files won't be automatically corrected with each start. (doesn't affect someone)
[CHANGED] Add-On.xml MGR - (P3Dv4) Using "Categories from directory" will the parent directory name for "scenery" as preset
[CHANGED] SimObjects MGR - Asks if selected SimObject should be removed
[CHANGED] Profiles - "<< FSUIPC NOT FOUND >>" will be displayed in "Flightplan" Dropdown if FSUIPC can't be found
[CHANGED] Fileswitcher - "Hide Presets" CheckBox setting will be saved
[CHANGED] Startposition - SIMstarter NG can be minimized during MAKERWYS process
[BUGFIX] SceneryMGR - (P3Dv4) Moving Scenery items from add-on.xml that have no title <Name>SceneryName</Name> crashed SIMstarter NG
[BUGFIX] SceneryMGR - CTD if scenery.cfg contains wrong value for "ACTIVE=" (e.g. ture accept true)
[BUGFIX] SceneryMGR - (P3Dv4) Sorting of scenery fixed
[BUGFIX] ActiveSky - (P3Dv4) SIMstarter NG is showing ActiveSky XML error.
[BUGFIX] Profiles - "Use FSUIPC Checkbox" is disabled if FSUIPC is not installed
[BUGFIX] SimObjects MGR - (P3Dv4) wrong numbering of [ENTRY.] if add-on.xml files are active
[BUGFIX] SimConfig - Fixed issue that Changes dialog shows items that have not been changed by user