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I start my flights from KPNE and have previously installed retail purchases of HD scenery for KPNE and KPHL that are working fine. I have downloaded satellite images of Philadelphia and the surrounding area using Google maps downloader 8.408 zoom level 17. Images were 256x256 I do not see any of the Google satellite images appear. I have been troubleshooting and note that the folder is seen by X-Plane and does load but does not display. I note one error in the X-Plane log:
0:00:53.717 I/DSF: Warning for missing scenery file: +39-074
I have attempted removing the KNPE and KPHL custom scenery folders and experimented with the load order without success.
Attached are two X-Plane logs with flights starting at different airports, the scenery_packs.ini, and a screen shot of the Custom Scenery folder. Below is more detailed information of the acquisition and preparation of the images. Any help is appreciated and I will supply any information requested.
I downloaded the satellite images of Philadelphia and the surrounding area using Google maps downloader 8.408 zoom level 17. Images were 256x256. I then used ImageTool X 1.1.10 to convert jpg to DDS1. DDS images were comprised of 64 jpg images, 8x8, resulting in images of 2048x2048 pixels. The overall area covered had 45 East to West columns and 50 North to South rows of DDS tiles for a total of 2250 DDS images. Northern most latitude was 40.48873742 and southernmost 39.647997 . The western and eastern longitudes were -75.701294 and -74.71252441 respectively. I used Photoscenery X 1.5 to prepare the DDS images for use in X-Plane 11 . I selected new mesh, entered the coordinates for the entire area and named the scenery files PHILADDS1 . Once the preparation was completed I moved the DDS images into the \X-Plane 11\Custom Scenery\PHILADDS1\textures folder.
That is a folder created to hold an original file/folder set of this conversion without having it load. The technique used I got from:
on this YouTube presentation (very good)
Actual folder structure is
\X-Plane 11\Custom Scenery\00_Disabled\x_PHILA_DDS1
Earth nav data - with original data
terrain - with original data
textures - empty
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