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What's the difference between SimTools and X-Sim?

For quantitative comparison, here some information:
PC resources consumption:
Xsim Extractor 65 Mo Ram + Xsim converter 18 Mo = 82MB for Xsim
versus GameManager 18 Mo RAM + GameEngine 14 Mo = 32MB for Simtools and 0% processor

4 MB
install file for Simtools + Microsoft .net framework (Win7 64 bits) 39 MB
54 MB
install file for Xsim 3​

~55 for Simtools
~40 for Xsim​

Simtools and X-Sim uses the following interfaces:
- USB serial: Arduino and JRK
- Net (LAN ethernet)
- SCN5 and SCN6
- No Vellerman support for Simtools but these cards are obsolete​

X-Sim 3 contains some features that Simtools doesn't have at the moment.
- ODB II interface for diagnostic software and android or iPhone dashboard programs
- buttkicker support (which is under construction for Simtools)​

Last update: 07.04.2014
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