Tutorials (switch on the subtitles in your YouTube settings)
In a nutshell
This video shows in 2 minutes most features in Windplanner.
25 minute demonstration
How to plan and visualize a wind project in Windplanner, step-by-step.
3D turbine model
How to create a new turbine model, and adjust the turbine brand and dimensions to your needs.
Delete a turbine
How to delete a wind turbine: this tutorial shows two ways of deleting wind turbines.
How to change your coordinate system. Windplanner can handle most systems.
Wind and time
How to change the date, time, wind direction and speed, and see immediately the effect of the shadows in 3D.
Geo layers in 2D world
How to change your 2D layers and the layer opacity: you can stack several layers, to help to understand the local situation.
Turbines in new layout
How to create a new layout (scenario) and place turbines in this layout.
Place by coordinates
How to place turbines by coordinates. You can copy-paste data from your files; the coordinates must be separated with a comma.
How to create a viewpoint, and how to use manual masking to create the correct photomontage.
How to measure, for instance, the distance between a wind turbine and the nearest resident.
Enter StreetView panorama
How to enter a StreetView panorama and view the project in a 360-degree photo.
Make a screenshot
How to make a high-resolution screenshot, for usage in reports or presentations.
Position, calibrate and mask
How to get a correct photomontage when entering a StreetView photo. by matching it with the underlying 3D world.
Calibrating and SkyDetect
How to calibrate a photo with the 3D world for a correct photomontage and how to use SkyDetect tool (alternative to manual masking, based on artificial intelligence).
The quality of the satellite images varies per location. This video shows how to change the satellite images in the 3D world.
You can choose to show markers of the turbines, viewpoints and StreetView panos, or to switch off these markers.
Shadows in the 3D world
How to show the shadows of the turbines in the 3D world.
Animation of viewpoints
How to create an animation; flying from one viewpoint to another. Use screencapture software if you want to export the animation.
Upload custom layer
How to upload your own custom data layer, to help understanding the local situation.
Color blades and mast
How to add color to blades and mast. Any color at any position is possible.
More videos to come!
Including voice-over :-)