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    Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Looks like the next free upgrade Aerofly 5.7 will be coming soon. At the moment, there's only some info in German http://www.ipacs.de/forum/showthread...en-zum-neuen-a You could use an online webpage translator like AltaVista. The new TrackIR feature is certainly interesting! I will release more info as soon as it is available.
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Just downloaded the 5.7.1001 update for the MAC and it's really running slow compared to the pre-update version....29 FPS now....if i really dummy it down i can get 60 in the air with no scenery visible.....any suggestions would be helpful....thanks!

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    matus, 5.7 should perform the same. Try going into the quality setting and set everything to MEDIUM as a starting point. Did you disable VSYNC?

    Could you provide some details on your system, i.e. mac OS, RAM size, video card, and driver version?
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Yes, vertical synch is off and it seems worse on the medium settings than when high is selected....29fps vs 49 fps....system data below:
    Also glare is off, music off etc.


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    Model Identifier: iMac11,3
    Processor Name: Intel Core i3
    Processor Speed: 3.2 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache (per core): 256 KB
    L3 Cache: 4 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Processor Interconnect Speed: 5.86 GT/s
    Boot ROM Version: IM112.0057.B00
    SMC Version (system): 1.59f2
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    Hardware UUID: 4557250C-16BC-5614-83FE-A9B902673D81

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    matus, what type of video card do you have?
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    ATI Radeon HD 5670:

    Chipset Model: ATI Radeon HD 5670
    Type: GPU
    Bus: PCIe
    PCIe Lane Width: x16
    VRAM (Total): 512 MB
    Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
    Device ID: 0x68c0
    Revision ID: 0x0000
    ROM Revision: 113-B9850K-133
    EFI Driver Version: 01.00.416
    Displays:
    iMac:
    Resolution: 2560 x 1440
    Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)
    Main Display: Yes
    Mirror: Off
    Online: Yes
    Built-In: Yes
    Connection Type: DisplayPort
    Display Connector:
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    Also before i operate AF5 i shut down all other programs.........i noticed that this seems to help performance as well both before and now but it still is not like before the update? Thanks.
    Also can you explain what "Track IR" is?

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Matus,

    Which OS version are you using?
    What scenery, cloud settings, and resolution?

    Thanks
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    OS X 10.6.8 medium resolution, cloud box checked, and the Heriden (sp) site

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    2560x1440 on monitor display if this helps?

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Could you copy and paste the entire content of your tmlog file which you can find in the main directory. Right click on it and use textedit
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    tmmodule: (5 modules) (tmatmosphere,1) (tmsystimer,1) (tmrandom,2) (tmfile,4) (tmopenal,20)
    tmmodule: init modules=(tmrandom=(seed=466507980) ok) done
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    tmxgltext: loading font (0) 'texture/fontbig.tff'=(512x256) (h=26) (nc=256) ok
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    macosx-inputdeviceusb: searching usb interface (0,0)=(radiointerface) 3d1d4871
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    tmmodelmanager: assigning controller to receiver
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    tmmodelmanager: assigning controller to receiver
    tmmodelmanager: model input channel Throttle Aileron Elevator Rudder Smoke
    sim_update: connecting to server www.aerofly.com= FAIL(-13,43)
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    matus, what is the exact resolution in AF5? Are you using fullscreen mode or windows?
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Full screen with Medium selected all choices.....is this what you mean as far as resolution?

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Several additional observations Raul. With medium selected for AF5 resolution the scenery develops a visual wave from ground to top of trees when plane is flying along side them, the planes appears to actually go thru the clouds (plane actually becomes milky) when flying by them(the clouds) and for the 1st time while using AF5 my Mac went into the screen saver mode after about 6 minutes of use....black screen for a few seconds then screen saver?

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!


    ORIGINAL: matus777

    Full screen with Medium selected all choices.....is this what you mean as far as resolution?
    No, check the resolution box just at the right side of the full screen/window selection e.g. 1920x1080 60Hz etc. Then select the same resolution for your monitor
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    OK....where is the resolution box? Is it in the AF5 program? If so i can't locate it for some reason?

    What i did to make the program more useable was to limit field of view and autozoom & reduce height dependent vertical camera.....it flyable now but not the same as before.

    Can you provide steps for getting to the resolution box...thanks?

    Also can you provide info as to what the "TrackIR feature " is?

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Go to simulation->graphics settings
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    I don't have that option now....all i have are percentages....i'll attach a screen shot.

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    screen shot did not up load?

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Try this....
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    What % are you using for the screen resolution?

    Please do the following:

    - load pt40 model
    - load us bennetfield scenery
    - set quality for all things to MEDIUM

    What FPS are you getting?
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    Set to 100% & medium as requested i'm showing 69FPS with the PT40 sitting on the runway....

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    ...and the AF5 program still goes into my screen saver mode after a period of time while in use and actively flying??????

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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    matus, please install the old version of AF5 from your main disk to anywhere on your harddisk for comparison. The installation steps are as below:

    1) double click on the DMG file on the dvd
    2) in the then opening window drag the aerofly5 folder to the desktop or any folder.
    3) run the old version AF5 and again

    - load pt40 model
    - load us bennetfield scenery
    - set to fullscreen at 100%
    - set quality for all things to MEDIUM

    What FPS are you getting?
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    RE: Aerofly 5.7 coming soon!

    I attempted to do what i think you requested and was unable....included are the screen shots?????
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