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DrzewieckiDesign asked FlyingRaccoon answered

CGLs vs 1GB file size limit [Xbox]

Hi.

If the max file size for Xbox is 1GB then how can we include our CGLs, which are often >1GB?

We can split a CGL into several parts indeed, however for this to work, all those BGLs must be put in separate packages. As far as we (and other users) have tested, multiple CGL files can not be present in one package.

https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/two-packages-using-the-same-cgl-tile/244335

https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/how-to-have-more-than-one-cgl-in-a-folder/400821

Of course, the obvious solution is to go down with the quality but is this the only solution?

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FlyingRaccoon answered

Hello.

I don't know what kind of project you're working on but there are 2 ways to solve this:
- split your cgl in multiple non conflicting packages
- reduce the quality

The former is more adapted if you plan to cover large areas with your aerials, the latter for a localized aerial.
Allowing multiple CGL in a single package wouldn't solve the root problem that is the amount of available disk and ram space on an xbox.
If you feel it is impossible to reach acceptable quality with this limit, don't hesitate to provide more feedback.

Regards,
Sylvain

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