Flight Sim BGL files

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by sruch, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. Plastic Bonsai

    Plastic Bonsai Member

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    It could be that but I have no idea what is missing. I'm trying a fresh build from the basics and so far it seems to be holding together - just have to somehow get the OpenGL to link to the window handle so you can see what you've converted - nearly there I think.

    If you have any details on the x-plane format then I'll try and convert them as well.
  2. modelincard

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    Unfortunately, all I know is that X-plane uses a unique format known as a .acf file. This may also contain more than just the 3D shape (panel, plane details). You can download a free plane from the .org website I mentioned earlier if you want to take a look (or try here: http://www.x-plane.org/registry/6318.shtml ). Sorry I can't be of more help.
    Happy hunting.
  3. Plastic Bonsai

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    I've picked up a couple of acf files and found some details of the file format. It's a binary file format which makes it a bit of a challenge but after I have the stand alone version going I may try it.
  4. Ashrunner

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    I had a program at one time called ACF-Tools which converted X-Plane aircraft files to the format used by AC3D.

    I lost the program when my back-up drive died on me.

    If I recall, the program gave you a 3d version along with a text file version for some reason. Finding that program might help with the file format.
  5. Plastic Bonsai

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    I have had a look and I think the I have found the ACF Tool. It should be useful.

    But first to get the program running on it's own!

    Meanwhile if anyone wants a subject to try though please let me know.
  6. Plastic Bonsai

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    MDL Conversion Now Available

    After about 8 attempts I have managed to get my UMC2 utility to work as a release version. I have limited it to .mdl(in only)/.mqo/.x and .msh(in only) formats for now. It can do a straight .mdl -> .mqo conversion but it offers some useful modification facilities as well.

    Please e-mail me if you would like to try it.
  7. sandu

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    very interested!
  8. sandu

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    very interested!
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    To be precise, mdt2dxf has some bugs that makes it unusable. The direct conversion to mqo raises my interest veery much.
  10. sandu

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    To be precise, mdt2dxf has some bugs that makes it unusable. The direct conversion to mqo raises my interest veery much.