Latest Update: 2022/02/10

The below log shows all updates for this product since release:

NOTE: THIS VERSION SUPPORTS P3D v4.5, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 only!


- [FEATURE]       Parked Aircrafts       - Aircrafts can be added from Parked Aircraft Manager

- [FEATURE]       Parked Aircrafts       - Aircraft position can be changed from Parked Aircraft Manager

- [CHANGED]       Parked Aircrafts       - Modify dialog ICAO input takes "Enter" Key to start searching

- [CHANGED]       Parked Aircrafts       - Modified tabulator logic of this dialog

- [CHANGED]       Parked Aircrafts       - Stores table sort order

- [CHANGED]       Parked Aircrafts       - All functions are available from the Fligt Control Center now

- [BUGFIX]        General                - Solved a bug where plattform cannot found and Programupdate is not running by default

v2.4.0.59 - 2021/02/31

- [BUGFIX]        Parked Aircrafts       - TrueMag HDG will be stored now

v2.4.0.57 - 2021/01/22

- [FEATURE]       Parked Aircrafts       - Parked aircrafts will be shown in GoogleEarth. See where your aircrafts are independend from the saved flight.

- [FEATURE]       Parket Aircrafts       - If an Aircraft has already parked it can be started from that position. Selecting the aircraft causes the

                                         Startposition button in light green back color. Click the button to assign the saved position.

- [FEATURE]       Parked Aircrafts       - Selecting "Parked Aircraft" from "..." button beside Aircraft

- [FEATURE]       Parked Aircrafts       - Added "Parked Aircraft Manager" to manage the parked aircrafts (Tools > Parked Aircraft Manager).

- [FEATURE]       Parked Aircrafts       - Aircraft position can be stored setting transponder to "7777" (if AC on ground and all engines are off)

- [CHANGED]       Parked Aircrafts       - Manual

v2.3.2.5 - 2021/12/25

- [BUGFIX]        Add-On.xml             - Show "path not found" when add-on.xml file is part of the PREPAR3D main folder

v2.3.1.1 - 2021/12/18

- [FEATURE]       SimConfig              - Added "UseHTML5UI" in SimConfigSet > Tweaks

- [CHANGED]       SimConfigBackup        - Way how to parse date/time in "Restore backup"

- [CHANGED]       SimConfigBackup        - Logging for parsing date/time added

- [BUGFIX]        General                - CTD if PREPAR3D folders are missing

- [BUGFIX]        ActiveSky              - EA Cloud Options for ASP3D v8005 added

v2.3.0.5 - 2021/12/04

- [FEATURE]       General                - Compatible with P3Dv5.3

v2.2.1.13 - 2021/09/09

- [BUGFIX]        SimCfg MGR             - Bloom settings not correct

- [BUGFIX]        SimCfg MGR             - Ignore weight / Ignore forces where switched

- [CHANGED]       SimCfg MGR             - Viewgroup Settings will be imported automatically if they changed

v2.2.1.12 - 2021/06/16

- [FEATURE]       Add-On MGR             - Search in column name and path

- [BUGFIX]        SimCfg MGR             - Disable turbulence switched label

v2.2.27 - 2021/06/13

- [BUGFIX]        SimCfg MGR             - Wrong value at AmortizeClouds fixed

v2.2.26 - 2021/06/13

- [BUGFIX]        SimCfg MGR             - Wrong value at CloudQuality fixed

 v2.2.25 - 2021/06/13

- [FEATURE]       General                - Support for P3Dv5.2 added

- [FEATURE]       Add-On MGR             - Components Overview show wrong path with color code (red if not found)

- [CHANGED]       Manuals                - Added Support for P3Dv5.2

- [CHANGED]       SimConfg               - Added [USERINTERFACE] EnableGPSDataTransmission

- [BUGFIX]        Add-On MGR             - Solved coloring issue when editing an add-on.xml file

v2.1.3.23 - 2021/01/19

- [FEATURE]       Ultimate Traffic v2    - Support for UTLive v2 added

- [BUGFIX]        Up2Date                - Allow MajorUpdates without downloading new installer from the shop

v2.1.2.16 - 2021/12/02

- [CHANGED]       Add-On MGR             - Focus on Name textbox when creating a new add-on.xml

- [CHANGED]       Add-On.xml             - Improved error handling of not conform add-on.xml files

- [CHANGED]       Startposition          - Selecting "Add-On Airports only" will color the checkbox in orange color

- [BUGFIX]        Add-On.xml             - Creating add-on.xml from Directory search with multiple SimObjects is taking wrong path

v2.1.1.14 - 2020/12/07

- [FEATURE]       Up2Date                - Allow MajorUpdates without downloading new installer from the shop

- [CHANGED]       Manuals                - Changed manuals and improved description of the update process

- [CHANGED]       General                - Added function to detect "readOnly" files and ask the user to remove these

- [CHANGED]       ASP3D                  - [P3Dv5.1] Added "Disable EA volumetric cloud control" in ActiveSky Profile

- [CHANGED]       MakeRwys               - Support for MakeRwys 5.11

- [BUGFIX]        Profile                - Used wrong time if "use situation" is unticked. Correct: from saved situation only.

v2.1.0.31 - 2020/11/20

- [FEATURE]       General                - Support for P3Dv5.1 added

- [FEATURE]       GoogleEarth Export     - "Export title only" to import KML files in OpenStreetMap

- [FEATURE]       SimConfig              - [P3Dv5.1] Tweak "AdaptiveSimGroupEnable" addded

- [CHANGED]       Update                 - Behaviour changed if no platform found > search for updates now

- [BUGFIX]        FileMonitor            - Reading "Result Export" failed

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfig              - [P3Dv5.1] Enhanced Atmospherics settings does not work correct

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfig              - Typo corrected

v2.0.7.72 - 2020/08/06

- [CHANGED]       Manuals                - Added missing descriptions

- [CHANGED]       Checklist              - Save Checklist before assigning to other profiles

- [CHANGED]       Profile                - Date/Time Picker become invisible if TimeMode = Local Realtime (as this makes no sense)

v2.0.7.67 - 2020/06/25

- [FEATURE]       Diff MGR               - Disable Diff-Manager (Experts only)

- [FEATURE]       Diff MGR               - Allow Archived Items to be added in Ignore List

- [CHANGED]       Diff MGR               - Reminds you to "check" an items before adding it to Ignorelist if no item is checked

v2.0.7.62 - 2020/06/16

- [BUGFIX]        Profile                - Read Date/Time from simBrief OFP does not work

v2.0.7.61 - 2020/06/14

- [FEATURE]       Checklist              - Assign Checklist to other profiles

- [BUGFIX]        Checklist              - Does not run when starting SIMstarter from Profile-Shortcut

- [BUGFIX]        Checklist              - Starting Checklist from Profile-Shortcut should not allow stopping the process

- [BUGFIX]        Scenery MGR            - Errors without Error reported after running MakeRwys

v2.0.7.50 - 2020/06/06

- [FEATURE]       Profile                - Reading Date/Time from PFPX and simBrief OFPs

- [FEATURE]       Profile                - Show PFPX and simBrief OFPs

- [FEATURE]       Profile                - Added new setting to sync the Active Sky time with the profile setting of SIMstarter

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Clear Names of AddOn Components

- [FEATURE]       Random Flight Database - Supporting RFD by generating an Export of Add-On Airports that can be imported to RFD. Further Details in ".\manuals\RandomFlightDatabase with SIMstarter NG P3D.pdf"

- [CHANGED]       Scenery MGR            - Not show "new Sceneries" when showing errors

- [CHANGED]       General                - Font color of inactive items to black (from dark-gray) - as it's better readable now

- [CHANGED]       Manuals                - Updated

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfig MGR          - Description for "InfoUpperLeftTextColorUser" fixed

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfig MGR          - Behaviour of  Background Colors fixed

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXML MGR           - Filename issue when adding new add-on.xml

v2.0.6.45 - 2020/05/25

- [CHANGED]       TextInfo MGR           - [TextInfo.1] preselected (former [SlewTextInfo.1])

- [CHANGED]       TextInfo MGR           - Added non standard variables based on P3D SDK

v2.0.6.43 - 2020/05/24

- [BUGFIX]        TextInfo MGR           - Some fields are missing

v2.0.6.42 - 2020/05/24

- [FEATURE]       AIRAC                  - AIRAC Indicator stays "orange" from valid-date + 5 days to indicate that it has been changed

- [FEATURE]       SimConfigBackup MGR    - Compare the backup file with the original file prior restore using the new "Compare file(s)" button in Restore Dialog

- [CHANGED]       Add-Ons.Cfg            - Changed the ordering of [Package.x] section as this can cause trouble with A2A Aircraft. To fix both files simply move a scenery Layer in Scenery Manager save changes.

- [CHANGED]       CleanDesk MGR          - Coloring adjusted

- [BUGFIX]        Fileswitcher           - Date/Time Error fixed caused by rev. 35

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfig Set          - Setting Date/Time makes no sense here. Disabled now.

v2.0.6.35 - 2020/05/19

- [BUGFIX]        Fileswitcher           - Date/Time Error fixed

v2.0.6.34 - 2020/05/19

- [BUGFIX]        Profile                - Starting the Scenery MGR before Profile start does not deactivate Add-On.xml Scenery

- [BUGFIX]        RunConfigSet MGR       - Coloring of missing files not red

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfig MGR          - Label of EnableGesture not correct

- [BUGFIX]        Profile                - System Date does not work as it should

v2.0.6.25 - 2020/05/18

- [FEATURE]       SimConfig MGR          - (P3Dv5) Added "Variable Refresh Rate"

- [FEATURE]       Run ConfigSet MGR      - Added possibility to remove multiple Run Items

- [FEATURE]       Run ConfigSet MGR      - Added possibility to copy multiple Run Items to another Run ConfigSet

- [FEATURE]       FileSwitcher           - Sortable by TimeStamp

- [FEATURE]       Active Sky             - Close Active Sky P3D

- [FEATURE]       Program Settings       - Added Expert Option to allow config changes when sim is running (Default = Off)

- [CHANGED]       Profile                - Date Time Settings Redesign (added fixed system date). Note: You have to redo your time settings on each profile.

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfigBackup MGR    - Does not included checkbox "All add-on.xml" when starting the backup from button "<< CREATE BACKUP >>"

v2.0.5.8 - 2020/05/16

- [CHANGED]       AddOnXml MGR           - Enhanced logging

- [CHANGED]       AddOnXml MGR           - Add-Ons.cfg remove duplicates from AppData first

- [BUGFIX]        Up2Date                - Fixed an issue where UP2DATE can cause "File < > not found" errors

v2.0.4.10 - 2020/05/12

- [FEATURE]       AIRAC                  - Shows label of valid AIRAC for today (not the installed one)

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Correction of add-ons.cfg errors can be done in automated way

- [CHANGED]       AddOnXml MGR           - Validation of add-ons.cfg errors should be more user friendly

- [CHANGED]       SimConfigBackup MGR    - Able to handle SimBackup Backups from SIMstarter NG

- [CHANGED]       Scenery MGR            - Merging sceneries autocorrects the relative path to absolute path as this can cause issues as the reference is not correct

- [CHANGED]       AddOnXml MGR           - Validation of add-ons.cfg errors should be more user friendly

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - Colouring not correct when clicking [...] button

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - CTD when modify add-on.xml in some cases

- [BUGFIX]        Scenery MGR            - Merging sceneries from add-on.xml to scenery.cfg can cause duplicates in some cases

v2.0.3.32 - 2020/05/12

- [FEATURE]       Profile                - Added Label "Sim is running / Sim is not running" in Flight Control Center

- [FEATURE]       General                - Added add-ons.cfg file links in "File > Open"

-[FEATURE]       General                - Reworked the way for selected rows in ConfiSet Managers

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Auto correction of duplicate "Names" of a "Category" as this is not allowed by PREPAR3D SDK and can cause that Add-Ons do not load.

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - DiscoveryPath settings will be searched for unregistered add-on.xml files

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Default sorting by "Name" added

- [FEATURE]       DLL/EXE.XML MGR        - Colouring added

- [CHANGED]       Settings               - Reduced the complexity of file settings with introducing an autodiscovery. User don't need to select the files himself any more.

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - Colouring not correct when clicking [...] button

- [BUGFIX]        Scenery MGR            - CTD in some cases

- [BUGFIX]        RunConfigSet MGR       - Colouring of missing files not red

- [BUGFIX]        Profile                - Not changing files that do not exist

v2.0.2.34 - 2020/05/09

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - DiscoveryPath colouring added

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Added new Dialog to move categories into new AddOn Package

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Added new CheckBox "Show SceneryGroups only" to show add-on.xml files with more then one scenery

- [FEATURE]       Active Sky             - Support for Active Sky P3D included

- [FEATURE]       General                - If the simulator is running SIMstarter will prevent to make changes in the configuration dialogs

- [FEATURE]       General                - If a new version of PREPAR3D is detected SIMstarter will ask you to import the current prepar3d.cfg to avoid misconfiguration

- [FEATURE]       General                - New Label to indicate that SIMstarter has not been started as Administrator

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Added new Dialog to merge sceneries into new AddOn Package

- [CHANGED]       AddOnXml MGR           - New add-on.xml entries are stored in "AppData"

- [CHANGED]       AddOnXml MGR           - Improved Validation of add-ons.cfg files

- [CHANGED]       RunConfigSet MGR       - Coloring added


- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - Activate/Deactivate does not work in some case

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - Adding new add-on.xml to wrong folder

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - Fixed file checkup for existing add-on.xml files

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - Coloring issues fixed

v2.0.1.273 - 2020/05/06

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Complete reworked New Scenery Manager with improved GUI speed

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Improved Sorting of Sceneries

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Modify Add-On.xml based sceneries with Scenery Manager

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Remove Add-On.xml based sceneries with Scenery Manager

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Merge sceneries to either add-on.xml or scenery.cfg depending on source

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Inactive/Active Sceneries from "Scenery Manager" tab will be changed to add-on.xml as well (former scenery.cfg only)

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Edit Scenery shows red textbox is path is not found

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Show Layer information in Add/Edit Dialog

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Check if PATH or TITLE already exist and skip if

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Improved performance in dialog (with many Add-On.xml files)

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Validation of add-ons.cfg files

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Added checkboxes at "Add-On.xml Manager" tab to adhoc activate/deactivate add-on.xml files in add-ons.cfg files

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Added link to "add-ons.cfg" files to open them in editor

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Added "Please wait" banner while adding "Missed add-on.xml files"

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Move selected categories from one add-on.xml file to another (Add-On.xml MGR > Modify > Move)

- [FEATURE]       SimConfigBackup MGR    - Added "Include all add-on.xml" checkbox to include alle add-on.xml files into your SimConfigBackup

- [FEATURE]       SimConfigBackup MGR    - Filter in "Restore Backup" dialog for files (important if you are searching for specific files to restore)

- [FEATURE]       SimConfig MGR          - (P3Dv5 HF1) Added "Dynamic Texture Streaming" Option

- [FEATURE]       SimObjects MGR         - Added checkboxes to activate/deactivate all items

- [FEATURE]       Profile                - Searching for Scenery Errors on SIMstarter start and Profile Start, before the simulator is running

- [CHANGED]       SimConfigBackup MGR    - Sorting of the backups columns to "last backup" on startup

- [CHANGED]       SimConfigBackup MGR    - Restore files/folders without asking to replace the existing files (just confuses)

- [CHANGED]       AddOnXml MGR           - Ask to save changes in DiscoveryPath Tab

- [CHANGED]       General                - GUI not hanging when sim is starting (BGW replaced with Timer)

- [CHANGED]       Manuals                - Revised for SIMstarter NG P3D

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfigBackup MGR    - CTD if dialog canceled

- [BUGFIX]        General                - Profile Shortcuts pointing to wrong .exe (SIMstarter NG.exe instead of SIMstarter NG P3D.exe)

- [BUGFIX]        Affinity Calculator    - Dialog does not open

- [BUGFIX]        AddOnXml MGR           - Can't create new DiscoveryPath

- [ALPHA]         FileMonitor            - Added new Option to switch from "OPERATIONS VIEW" to "FINAL VIEW" to show created, renamed or changed files only

v2.0.0.175 - 2020/04/23

- [FEATURE]       General                - Support for P3Dv5 added

- [FEATURE]       General                - Support for FSUIPC6 added

- [FEATURE]       SimConfig MGR          - Support for P3Dv5 added

- [FEATURE]       SimConfig MGR          - Tweaks for P3Dv5 added

- [FEATURE]       Scenery MGR            - Enhanced sorting of Scenery MGR and performance of GUI improved

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Remove multiple components from add-on.xml file

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - "Search missing add-on.xml" shows results in a checked-listbox to select which files should be activated

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - Support for "DiscoveryPath" added. Add, Modify or Remove DiscoveryPath settings in your add-ons.cfg files

- [FEATURE]       AddOnXml MGR           - New menu item "Remove file from sim" to remove add-on.xml from add-ons.cfg without deleting

- [FEATURE]       SimConfigBackup MGR    - Date columns are sortable now

- [CHANGED]       SimObjects MGR         - Font color adjust

- [CHANGED]       General                - Removed FSX - P3Dv4.4 from source code

- [CHANGED]       General                - Some dialogues did not have the right focus

- [CHANGED]       General                - Updated to MakeRwys 4.9

- [CHANGED]       Run MGR                - Fileoperation Dialog optimized usabiltiy

- [CHANGED]       Scenery MGR            - Color of required scenery unreadable

- [CHANGED]       Scenery MGR            - Add multiple Sceneries empty dialog

- [CHANGED]       Scenery MGR            - HTML Export marks add-on.xml based scenery in dark-green

- [CHANGED]       Scenery MGR            - Description column sizable

- [CHANGED]       Scenery MGR            - Scenery Set Overview: Changed coloring to active and inactive only (better usabiltiy)

- [CHANGED]       Startposition          - "Show Add-On Airports only" checkbox state saved now

- [CHANGED]       Startposition          - PreSelects the latest ICAO from the profile

- [CHANGED]       Startposition          - Removed parenthesis if no airline code for aircraft

- [CHANGED]       Fileswitcher           - Logging list reversed

- [CHANGED]       Fileswitcher           - Pressing ENTER in search dialog starts searching (better usabiltiy)

- [CHANGED]       SimConfg MGR           - SHOW_SCENARIO_WINDOW setting disabled as this will be set in the profile at "Flight Control Center"

- [CHANGED]       Flightplan             - Auto loading flightplan changed. Loading latest "<DEPARTURE ICAO>*.pln" file if departure ICAO is set

- [CHANGED]       ShowParkingICAO        - Enhanced sorting of parkings

- [CHANGED]       RealTimeFlight         - Real Time Flight Manager will be auto closed now

- [CHANGED]       TextInfo MGR           - Adjusted to v5 SDK

- [BUGFIX]        Startposition          - "blank" value shows no gates

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfigSet           - Pilot voice settings are fixed

- [BUGFIX]        SimConfigBackup        - Delete Backup ConfigSets causes error

- [ALPHA]         File Monitor           - Introducing FileMonitor to monitor changes of files (for now it is an inofficial feature and unsupported)

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