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When will Metal be supported on X-Plane11? We have had some updates that the X-Plane11 team and developing the support but does anyone know when they plan to release it for public use?

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Hi Blocker35

I'm not with Laminar Research, just a fellow simmer in the UK, but you may find the following link of interest, assuming that you haven't seen it already of course? :-

https://developer.x-plane.com/2019/04/vulkan-and-metal-it-runs/#comment-33512

When the webpage opens, you will probably have to scroll to the top of the page to see the beginning of the article.

Regards
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Probably again this year according to the article mentioned above.  It is over time because X-Plane 11 is extremely slow with planes such as the Zibo 787-800X. I am around 16 fps.  The Aerosoft FS2 runs at 100+ in 4k ( under VULKAN ) and with much more beautifull scenery.

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