Download Floyds Epic Clouds V1.7C MFS 2020 Mod

MSFS 2020 Mod: Floyds Epic Clouds V1.7C (Featured)
MSFS 2020 Mod: Floyds Epic Clouds V1.7C

Here are options for a set of 20 or 70 cloudscapes with a spread of properties to provide beautiful and realistic environments for your flights.

You might then be wondering what to expect, as sinful_regal did:
“This mod is amazing. I highly suggest you download it. You will never go back to Microsoft crap defaults again. Floyd’s clouds are integral to simming guys and girls. I didn’t know what to think, but after using it for the first time, it is well worth all the great reviews.”

Epic Cloud Features

  • The clouds have interdependent weather properties, including cloud cover, temperature, pressure, snow, and wind speed.
  • Winds Aloft is included on each cloudscape, the prevailing wind direction is based on the climactic zone of the cloudscape and will affect your flight time at altitude.
  • Special Environments have been provided
  • Thermals for gliders
  • Directional winds for balloons
  • …find out more here
  • User Requests are included
  • Including the DCS style ‘Double Cloud Stack’ preset
  • Turbulence (gusting winds preset)
  • Persistent rain
  • The name includes cloud cover and temperature information using a choice of Fahrenheit or Celcius scales and two sort orders, just choose the installation that suits your preference.
  • Two sort orders and two temperature scales available so you can view the list in ‘cloud cover’ order or ‘name’ order. Both options are have Centigrade and Fahrenheit variants.
  • For more information check this User Guide

Epic Clouds & Live Weather?
I would like to provide dynamic clouds, but Microsoft hasn’t provided an official means to be able to do that. I do research this possibility from time to time but I don’t want to make something that could potentially fall apart after a sim update. See also: Frequently Asked Questions

Epic Clouds & FPS?
Each cloud preset has an FPS cost as does everything else in the sim. Translucent clouds use more than opaque ones. You can maximize your PC configuration for flight simulation here: https://channellfd.com/how-to-configure-msfs-for-vr/ Note: MSFS 2024 will access all your CPU cores and give you an increased capability to provide stutter-free flights.

Author: Floyd

How to install this mod (Full installation guide)

  1. Download the mod (ModsHost download guide).
  2. Find the Community folder on your computer
    • Windows – C:/Users/[Computer Name]/AppData/Local/Packages/Microsoft.FlightSimulator_8wekyb3d8bbwe/LocalCache/Packages/Community
    • Steam – C:/Users/[Computer Name]/AppData/Local/Packages/Microsoft.FlightDashboard_8wekyb3d8bbwe/LocalCache/Packages/Community
  3. Copy the downloaded file to your Community folder like this: /Community/[MOD FOLDER]/[MOD FILES]
  4. Launch the game and enjoy your mod!
  5. Problems? Ask for help!
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