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Offline fynrfin  
#1 Posted : 02 February 2019 18:31:46(UTC)

Joined: 19/01/2005(UTC)
Posts: 44
Location: United States

When I was last in the hobby a decade ago xtrkcad was easy to use and great for novices, what do you guys use these days? Anybody still on Xtrkcad?

Steen Jorgensen
Planning a Northern European (DSB and DB) C-track layout with IB control.
Offline Danlake  
#2 Posted : 02 February 2019 19:21:00(UTC)

New Zealand   
Joined: 03/08/2011(UTC)
Posts: 1,374
Hi Steen,

My impression is that majority of users are (or have) used SCARM or Wintrack for their trackbuilding software.

Iam not familiar with Xtrkcad, but I personally prefer a program that has a good 3D rendering and controls in that environment that means you can easily move around in different heights to get a good feel of the look of it.

PS: like your Danish username! The Island of Funen is indeed a delightThumpUp

Best Regards
Digital 11m2 layout / C (M&K) tracks / Era IV / CS3 60226 / Train Controller Gold 9 with 4D sound. Mainly Danish and German Locomotives.
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#3 Posted : 02 February 2019 20:25:37(UTC)

Joined: 16/11/2011(UTC)
Posts: 4,256
Location: westernmost
I used to use Xtrkcad, but I switched to Railmodeller Pro. I bought the full version, but they offer a slim Mac OS version for free:

Greetz - Ak
My current layout(s): https://www.marklin-user...d-and-Hi-Land#post462389
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Offline xxup  
#4 Posted : 02 February 2019 23:02:16(UTC)

Joined: 15/03/2003(UTC)
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Location: Australia
Yep.. I am using Railmodller Pro too.. Good bit of software, but you do need to add some of your own tracks to the library if you use M-track.. It does not come with some of the older contact tracks (e.g. 5104) .. Fortunately, it is easy to do..
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