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Welcome to Version 6.5!

In which we add features for styling your layout, bring you a new set of starter layouts, make advances in the YardMaster system, change the way we do scaling, and fix the usual pile of bugs.

If you already upgraded to Version 6, then 6.5 is a free upgrade -- get yours by clicking the button below.  If you are a user of an older version, the upgrade price is $19.  Details below. 

New Features in 6.5

6.5 Features

  • Road styles -- new scheme for customizing track display, allowing different styles on different tracks.  New visual Road Styles dialog =>
  • Accurate scaling -- fixes and a change of paradigm so that car measurements are accurate in all scales.
  • AnyRail import fixes -- fix for the Kato N-scale double crossover and for parts having electrical gaps
  • Dev environment upgrade -- we advance to the newest Visual Studio and Microsoft libraries
  • New licensing system -- new homemade licensing system allows unlimited demo, easier maintenance
  • Scripting fixes -- various enhancements requested by the YardMaster authors
  • New sets of small and YardMaster layouts -- great new scenic YM- and ops-ready layouts, like these:
Ogden & Northern (click for larger image)
South Fork Lumber Co. Denton & Petuluma RR

For a complete list of fixes and enhancements, see the TrainPlayer Version History.

How To Obtain 6.5

If you are new:  Welcome!  Your best bet is to look in the latest newsletter for a special offer. Or read on.

If you already upgraded to 6.0 - 6.4:  Thank you!  6.5 is a free upgrade.  Just click the button below and follow instructions.

If you have a pre-6 version:  there is a charge for the upgrade -- only $19 to upgrade from any previous version all the way up to the top of the line package, TrackLayer 6.5, with track and scenery tools, ops, advanced scripting, the whole works.

Whether upgrading from a previous version or buying for the first time:

1. Click here to download and install the new version ==>
If you do not yet have a 6.x license, this gets you our unlimited Demo trial.
6.5 Download

2. To buy, choose Help > Purchase Upgrade from the main menu.  This brings up a dialog showing prices and options, and a one-click route to the checkout page.

If you do not already have them, you can add the Chris Pedersen Car Collections for a special bundle price.  See details in the dialog.

6.5 Features

How To Obtain 6.5

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