Prepar3D v5.1 Features and Enhancements

Release Notes

The first update to Prepar3D v5 is now available!

Prepar3D v5.1 brings a slew of new features and improvements across the entire platform. Enhanced Atmospherics is now default with improvements made to the entire system including better performance, lighting, reflections, and fidelity. The DX12 rendering engine has been further optimized offering additional performance and stability enhancements. Developers now have the ability to create panel and UI content using HTML5 and JavaScript opening up new possibilities for content creation and improving workflow. Multiplayer updates including vastly improved wingman and AI performance and the capability for headless mode hosting make multiplayer training scenarios even more immersive and scalable.

The following list of updates has been categorized based on the installer required. The Client installer is required for Prepar3D v5.1, however the Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. You must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize the Client only installer.

To install the Prepar3D v5.1 Client, you must first uninstall the previous Prepar3D v5.0 Client through Programs and Features in Windows Control Panel. Do not deactivate your license when prompted. If you selected to deactivate your license during uninstallation of your current Client, your will be prompted to reactivate Prepar3D. Please view the Prepar3D v5 Download and Installation Instructions for more information.

Prepar3D Client

General Platform Updates

New Features

Fixes and Improvements

Fixes and Improvements (Professional Plus Only)

Prepar3D Content

New Content

Fixes and Improvements

Prepar3D Scenery

Fixes and Improvements

Prepar3D SDK

New Features

Fixes and Improvements

Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1

Client Fixes and Improvements

Scenery Fixes and Improvements