X-Plane (current version, X-Plane 11.05), is a flight simulator platform founded by Austin Meyer from Laminar Research. It is available for desktops on macOS, Windows and Linux and also has a mobile version for Android, iOS and webOS.
Its first release was November 30, 2000, and it was only introduced to the MAC operating system.
X-Plane 11 Edit
X-Plane 11 was released as a beta to the public on November 25, 2016, and had an official full release on March 30, 2017. It is currently under continuous development with updates coming out every 2 or 3 months.
On November 1, 2017, the X-Plane team at Laminar Research sent out an email stating that X-Plane 11.10 is now in beta testing and will be the first major update for X-Plane 11.
|Minimum System Requirements||Recommended System Requirements|
|CPU||Intel Core CPU (e.g. i3, i5, i7), 2 or more cores, 3.0 Ghz or faster, or AMD equivalent||CPU||Intel “Core” i5 6600K at 3.5 ghz or faster|
|Memory||8 GB RAM||Memory||16-24 GB RAM or more|
|Video Card||a DirectX 11-capable video card from NVidia, AMD or Intel with at least 1 GB VRAM||Video Card||a DirectX 12-capable video card from NVidia, AMD or Intel with at least 4 GB VRAM (GeForce GTX 1070 or better or similar from AMD)|