Now updated for XP12.07!
This mod is improving visuals with a few settings changes from default, adding little enhancements to the X-Plane 12 visual experience, and it is particularly focusing on exposure, tonemapping, white balance, sky and atmosphere, volumetric clouds and night lighting. It is only changing a few private art datarefs and it offers a complete set of options which are carefully selected and adjusted.
The script also handles the metering and auto-exposure in order to: try balancing the contrast between brights and darks when in-cockpit, get closer to the sunny 16 rule when outside, maintain a consistent level of exposure whether zooming the view, or maintain a natural change of exposure when looking from darker to brighter places.
Note: The script requires XP12 v12.06+ and only changes private art datarefs. These datarefs are subject to change between versions and are meant primarily for the sole use of LR. This script might therefore not work entirely as expected with future XP12 versions.
1) Download and install the latest FlyWithLua
2) Copy the lua script to the FlyWithLua scripts folder:
The script offers a number of personalization settings, in order to setup what options are loaded by default when the script loads. The script also implements a Settings Window which can popup automatically when the script loads, or manually from the Plugins menu.
This mod also includes a set of XP12 loader background images shot in 4K.
Please make sure to read additional informations in the included readme.txt
This mod is released under the MIT license.
Note: screenshots hosted on x-plane.to appear darker than they should. All the screenshots are included in the download package in jpeg format for user review with any other picture viewer.