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X-Plane Updated to 11.50RC1

X-Plane Vulkan Metal

Laminar Research, the team behind X-Plane 11, has advanced their current 11.50 build from Beta to Release Candidate with version 11.50RC1.

The Development has been battling many different issues throughout the beta phase, but it seems that there is light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the implementation of Vulkan/Metal for X-Plane. Vulkan/Metal is a new way of utilising the way your computer and its systems utilise the hardware of the GPU. This results in a much smoother experience with fewer stutters and in most cases, a higher frame rate.

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Laminar Research Shares New Information Regarding Vulkan Upgrade

X Plane 11
The developer of X-Plane, Laminar Research has been working hard to deliver major upgrades to integrate the Vulkan Application Programming Interface. Laminar Research has taken to their Facebook page to show two comparable graphs that detail the performance differences in terms of FPS that the new Vulkan system will bring to X-Plane. OpenGL in simple terms is a way of rendering
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