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  • Properly Install Content and Third Party Applications for OpenRails and MSTS

    Properly Install Content and Third Party Applications for OpenRails and MSTS

    Running the Microsoft / Open Rails Train Simulator is a little different from other simulators, in that there are a lot of options available for add-ons (over 30,000 in our library alone), as well as companion applications that are used to create routes, activities and even new models. Adding to the complexity, some of these applications date back to 2001, when MSTS was first introduced. The Windows operating system has changed quite a bit since then, and as a result, the way older app install...
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    Last edited by eric; 03-16-2024, 10:09 PM.

  • Properly Install MSTS on Windows 10 and Higher

    Properly Install MSTS on Windows 10 and Higher

    Running the Microsoft / Open Rails Train Simulator is a little different from other simulators, in that there are a lot of options available for add-ons (over 30,000 in our library alone), as well as companion applications that are used to create routes, activities and even new models. Adding to the complexity, some of these applications date back to 2001, when MSTS was first introduced. The Windows operating system has changed quite a bit since then, and as a result, the way older app install...
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    Last edited by eric; 03-16-2024, 10:07 PM.

  • Installing OpenRails on Windows 11

    Installing OpenRails on Windows 11

    This is a work in progress. Please add to the comments if you see things you'd like to add or correct. Running the Microsoft / Open Rails Train Simulator is a little different from other simulators, in that there are a lot of options available for add-ons (over 30,000 in our library alone), as well as companion applications that are used to create routes, activities and even new models. The community has developed a modified (and still evolving) set of best practices that are shared here to hel...
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    Last edited by eric; 03-16-2024, 10:26 PM.

  • Using MSTS Content And Third Party Applications Without Installing MSTS

    Using MSTS Content And Third Party Applications Without Installing MSTS

    This is a work in progress. Please add to the comments if you see things you'd like to add or correct. Running the Microsoft / Open Rails Train Simulator is a little different from other simulators, in that there are a lot of options available for add-ons (over 30,000 in our library alone), as well as companion applications that are used to create routes, activities and even new models. Adding to the complexity, some of these applications date back to 2001, when MSTS was first introduced. The...
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    Last edited by eric; 02-16-2024, 05:12 PM.

  • Installing MSTS In Windows 7 Or Later

    Installing MSTS In Windows 7 Or Later

    To make it easier for some to install MSTS and MSTSBin on WIN-7 and later computers I have compiled a comprehensive and illustrated HOW-TO which should help to get all of it working as it does on my WIN-7 64-bit computer.

    Here is Part-1 of how to install it from its CDs:
















    Here is Part-2 of what to do after having installed MSTS from its CDs, making sure...
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  • How To...Rename And Replace MSTS Trees


    Pictorial Tutorial On Creating MSTS Trees


    By Michael Sinclair (17 January 2007)




    A pictorial tutorial containing 43 pictures in jpg format on
    creating trees for use in MSTS routes. The first page/picture starts
    here, just go on to each additional page to view the entire review.





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  • How To...Create MSTS Trees

    How To...Create MSTS Trees


    Pictorial Tutorial On Creating MSTS Trees


    By Michael Sinclair (14 Feburary 2006)




    A pictorial tutorial containing 193 pictures in jpg format on
    creating trees for use in MSTS routes. Just view this first image
    to start, and then go on to the remaining pages.





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  • How To...Create And Upload Screen Shots

    How To...Create And Upload Screen Shots

                                                                "SCREEN SHOTS made EASY"                ...
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  • How To...Create Mini Routes The Easy Way

    How To...Create Mini Routes The Easy Way

                                     "MINI ROUTES the EASY WAY"                                    There can only be one "Installed" from CD ve...
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  • How To...Convert Analog Sound To MSTS Format

    How To...Convert Analog Sound To MSTS Format

    Pictorial Tutorial On Sound In MSTS By Michael Sinclair (7 Feburary 2005) A pictorial tutorial containing 70 pictures in jpg format on converting analog sound to WAV (PCM) format, and then on to MSTS format before codifying it, where it will be finally accessible via the Route Editor. Just view each picture and then navigate to the next page. ...
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