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Convert Standard to FlightSimX material

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How to convert FS9 object material (standard) into FSX object material (FlighSimX)

I am trying to convert airport from FS9 to FSX but for transparancy in FSX use FlightSimX material right? can I just convert DXT3 to DDS bitmap and relocation material only? :confused:

Or I must create a new material again with FlightSimX and apply to object? thats definitely hard and take a long time. :(
 

arno

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Hi,

You indeed have to make the FlightSimX materials by hand. But the texture mapping is preserved, so after applying the new material everything should be OK again.
 

n4gix

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How to convert FS9 object material (standard) into FSX object material (FlighSimX)

I am trying to convert airport from FS9 to FSX but for transparancy in FSX use FlightSimX material right? can I just convert DXT3 to DDS bitmap and relocation material only? :confused:

Or I must create a new material again with FlightSimX and apply to object? thats definitely hard and take a long time. :(

It isn't really that hard at all. It should take no more than a few minutes to create a new FSX Material, drag-and-drop the bitmaps from the "old Material", then click the Apply button to complete the task.
 
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It isn't really that hard at all. It should take no more than a few minutes to create a new FSX Material, drag-and-drop the bitmaps from the "old Material", then click the Apply button to complete the task.

Hi,
Should I create an UVW Map again? if Yes, it like create a material from beginning again...
 
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Hi,
Should I create an UVW Map again? if Yes, it like create a material from beginning again...

No !
As Arno and Bill wrote:
- the texture mapping is preserved.
- create a new FSX Material, drag-and-drop the bitmaps from the "old Material", then click the Apply button to complete the task.
 
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Wow, it works! Yeepee... never imagine gmax can do that! :p

many thanks to Alain , Arno and Bill.
 
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