I thought I would post the current 3D Arma3 fix.. I read the post that had a beginning post and with the help of D-Man11, Helifax I was able to get Arma 3 Fixed up a bit. At least the White Trees, Bushes and Branches are now normal..
Here is the list of what to do:
1. First Associate Arma3.exe, Arma3Launcher.exe with The Witcher 3 Profile in NVidia inspector, and Delete the Original Arma3 Profile..
2. Input the fix found in the DL Link Provided in with the Arma 3 EXE. it contains the 2 bad shader files that needed fixing and the Helix Mod.. Here is where the EXE is nested under Steam:
2a. x:/ local disk/ Program Filesx86 / Steam / steamapps / common / Arma3 / .......
3. Then start up Arma3 and go to the Options/Video menu and set the following likewise:
3a. Under General/Quality set shadow to Disabled (Still need to work on these) it was reported in the original thread you can set too low but it seemed wierd, you can try and see what you think..
3b. Under Lighting set HDR to Low.. I just did that because of past issues with HDR but it may or may not work at a higher setting (untested)
3c. AA + PP Set Bloom, Radial Blur, Rotational Blur and Debth of Field to ZERO..
4d. Antialiasing set FSAA, PPAA too Disabled..
5e. Anistropic Filter can be set to whatever you like..
Now With all that done Go into a SinglePlayer -- Showcase mission: Infantry. When the Mission starts the 3D should kick in upon Mission Start. IF it does not do this:
1. Alt + Tab Out of the game then click the Arma 3 Icon in the taskbar. The game should first minimize then it maximizes upon clicking the Arma 3 Icon in Taskbar and 3D should now be enabled..
But the first time you run the game following the above directions it should just kick in the first time. But if you quit the Mission and goto another mission the 3D may not kick in first time, just do the ALT + Tab trick and it should enable 3d.. I am stumped as to why it does this..
I have noticed in Multiplayer the 3D would not kick in even with the ALT + TAb but entering the Launcher.exe in The_Witcher 3.exe made it kick in first try.. but subsequent restarting of a mission may not make it work. just alt + tab out and in it should come on..
If it just plain refuses to start in 3D, Please post maybe we need to look further into how to better get 3D enabled ingame..
One Last thing I don't think this fix works with BattleEye.. So if you play on a server with that enabled you may be out of luck.. Be Carefull with this mod and Arma3 Battleye.. I have no idea what will happen. I play on a Private server so no need for me to worry about it..
EDIT: Well with Battleye Enabled and the fix installed the game will get an error message upaon launching and not run.. So basically you can NOT PLay this game with Battleye and the 3D fix enabled.. :(
Here is the link for the Zipped folder with the Current Fix:
EDIT: I updated the file and fixed the Aiming Reticle in the red dot at least but should work for other scopes.. you can either use the rifle zoomed out or zoomed in while pressing the "ALT" keypress. it is a toggle that disables the convergance when aiming the rifle..
I just did a quick test in Infantry and it was pretty accurate.. I have to get a way to use the on screen pointer but will need to figure out how to do that.. Hopefully we will have more accurate shots..
IF you would like to remove the ingame Crosshair here is where the setting is just set too Zero and save file..
Open with Notepad++ and goto line 484: weaponCrosshair=0;
Set too Zero to remove the ingame crosshair..
Update v2.0: this should work for both Win 7 and Win 10.. I also added nameplates cycle key so they cycle to depth with the Right Bracket key.. I am unsure but the ingame crosshair maybe better aligned with one of the presets (Untested).
There is an Aiming hotkey to kill convergance when Aiming down the sight.. that is the Left ALT key..
If you like this mod. Just a Thank you and more to it I hope you can now Enjoy Arma 3 In Glorious S3D.. ;) Don't forget to thank all the other modders and coders.. Without their work we would not have so many DX11/DX9 games working Great in S3D.. THNX ALL!!