Active Sky XP 12 Released!
ASXP12 brings Active Sky to the X-Plane 12 platform using its new weather and sdk capabilities, enabling highly accurate weather conditions, comprehensive weather reporting, visual weather mapping and planning, specialized XP12 air effects, voice weather delivery, weather briefings, and much, much more! ASXP12 utilizes the latest version of the HiFi DataNet cloud-based weather network, featuring[…]
ASXP12 RC#4 Posted
Release Candidate #4 has been posted. Additional fixes included. Thanks for the participation everyone! NOTE: To claim and confirm your FREE UPGRADE from ASXP to ASXP12, please install and LOGIN RC2 or later PRIOR to May 19, 2023. The FREE UPGRADE expires after this date. Please proceed to the downloads page to download RC3. Changelog[…]
Free ASXP12 Upgrade Offer
Free upgrades from ASXP to ASXP12 are still available for a limited time through May 19, 2023 GMT. Simply install ASXP12 (RC2 or later) and use it by logging in by May 19, 2023 and you will upgraded. Your ASXP license key will remain valid for both ASXP and ASXP12. If you don’t install/use ASXP12[…]
Network changes and online availability
Due to various reasons including unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we are required to adjust our network infrastructure. These adjustments will increase efficiency, help manage costs, and enable us to maintain, support, and develop on current-generation platforms. As part of this, effective immediately, online network resources have been retired for previously-retired products including ASE, ASA,[…]
ASXP12 Open Beta 1 Now Posted
All ASXP users are invited to participate in the OPEN BETA of ASXP12, now supporting X-Plane 12. See our ASXP12 product page for more information!
Development News Update
Hello everyone! It’s been quite some time since we’ve provided a development news update. Let’s get right to it! We’ve been hard at work, with much of our efforts being behind the scenes, as we’ve maintained and upgraded our products to work with the latest simulator platform versions/updates. X-PlaneX-Plane v12’s recent release, with a brand-new[…]
ASP3D Major Update B8080 Officially Released!
Over several months and many updates, in lockstep with new P3D builds, ASP3D has evolved to offer the best weather simulation experience possible on the latest versions of the P3D v5 and P3D v4 platforms. This latest official ASP3D update incorporates all the redesigns, interface changes, new functionality, adjustments and fixes that have been required.[…]
New ASP3D Open Beta Update B8080 now available
This new open beta update provides new visibility tuning, several fixes and enhancements and adds the latest P3D v5.3 HF2 compatibility and adds new in-cloud visibility reduction and cloud motion effects to EA mode (for low ceiling clouds) Visit the downloads page to download the new Open Beta ASP3D build now. To post a bug[…]
ClimaDrive now available!
By Pilot Training System (http://www.climadrive.com) Introducing the first add-on for ActiveSky! This new product allows a new kind of simulation and educational experience based on the ability to more-realistically brief and simulate historical and real-time weather. See the full press release below: Pilot Training System Launches ClimaDrive Weather Simulation Madison, Wisconsin – Just in time[…]
Open Beta Updates for AS16FSX and ASN:SE
We’ve posted Open Beta updates (B7968) for both AS16FSX and ASN:SE which includes a fix for Windows 11 compatibility for some users. Note that the ASN:SE update is for ASN:SE purchased through Steam/Dovetail ONLY. Older ASN-Standard (non-SE) versions will not work with this update. Please visit our downloads page to download now!
Choose the right product for the job
Active Sky XP 12
- X-Plane 12 integration, Air effects and more
- Requires X-Plane 12.04 or later
- Requires Windows 7 or later, 64-bit Version
- Advanced weather for X-Plane 12!
Active Sky XP
- Air Effects including turbulence and drafts
- Requires X-Plane 11.26 or later
- Requires Windows 7 or later, 64-bit Version
- Advanced weather for X-Plane 11!
- Supports P3D v4.5 HF3, P3D v5.0 HF2, or P3D v5.1 HF1+
- Includes EA-mode integration features (check details for limitations)
- Upgrade discount version for previous ASP4 or AS2016 (FSX or P3D) licensed customers
Active Sky Cloud Art
- Real-Time Texture Dynamics (requires AS16 / ASP4 / ASP3D)
- Realistic Cloud and Sky Textures
- Brand new 3D Cloud Structures with many variations
- Supports P3D v3, P3D v4, P3Dv5 (non EA-mode), FSX and FSX:SE
AS16 for FSX
- Compatible with FSX Boxed and FSX:Steam Edition
- In-Cloud Motion Effects
- XGauge Wx + Airborne Radar Simulation
- Advanced Weather Engine for the FSX Platform
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Active Sky is a comprehensive weather simulation engine for FSX, P3D and now the X-Plane desktop flight simulator platforms. Over 20 years in development, Active Sky continues its ongoing journey in an ongoing quest to improve the simulated aviation weather experience for everyone. HiFi is comprised of pilots, programmers and artists who share a common passion for aviation, weather and simulation. We strive for the most realistic weather experience possible, always prioritizing function and fidelity above all else. We love what we do and thank all our customers and supporters for enabling us to continue to improve and expand Active Sky!
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