After a minor hiccup this week with the XSquawkBox server list which required a last second fix to be made, XSquawkBox 1.3.1 is now available.
It’s highly recommended that all X-Plane 10 users upgrade to 1.3.1 in order to avoid connection problems to the network in the near future.
Please Note: if you are upgrading, you will need to explicitly re-select your preferred server when connecting for the first time after the upgrade – the way XSquawkBox represents VATSIM servers from the downloaded server list has changed internally, and we can’t fix your preferences automatically.
Highlights of the 1.3.1 release are:
- Bugfixes to the VATSIM Server List support which should fix any server connectivity issues related to name resolution problems.
- Linux support is back – although it’s limited to 64-bit Linux systems only, it now contains fixes for some long standing bugs to do with audio device selection.
- A bug fix from Roland Winklmeier of the Swift Project for a potential crash to desktop issue in the VATSIM voice compression codec. Many thanks to Roland for this.
You can download 1.3.1 from the Download page.