Celestia Portable v1.6.1 Rev 2

billon on 12 Aug 2016
  • 44MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Mar 2014
  • Suggested by Checker

Celestia allows you to view the universe in 3-D including planet view, over 100,000 stars, traveling beyond our galaxy, and more.

Celestia Portable is a portable version of Celestia.

System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application Folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch CelestiaPortable.exe
What's new? Bug fixes:
  • Removed extraneous colons from nearstars.stc
  • Fixed truncation of long label strings in East Asian locales
  • Increased size of Goto Object dialog to prevent translated strings from being truncated
  • Fixed i18n bug with scripting message
  • Removed duplicate install of stars.dat.
  • Fix code taking address of a temporary result.
  • Fixed compile warnings in 1.6.1 caused by redfinition of UINT64_MAX
  • Corrected encoding of cel URLs with non-ASCII characters
  • Added check to prevent a crash when string decoding fails
Data file updates:
  • Updated extrasolar planets data files.
  • Updated solar system locations files.
  • Updated numberedmoons.ssc file.
  • Updated Galileo add-on.
Platform-specific changes:
  • Linux: Add missing files from extras-standard to Makefiles.
  • Windows: Fixed i18n bug
  • Windows: Save FoV value in bookmarks
  • Windows: Added ecliptic line setting to View Options dialog box
  • Windows: Fixed i18n bug in Windows Script menu
  • Windows: Added link to new HTML help files to Help menu
  • Windows: Fixed invisible context menu in fullscreen mode (ATI cards)
  • Windows: Fixed menu bar overlapping top of 3D view (ATI cards)
  • Windows: Save and restore locations to/from registry
  • Windows: Fixed startup crash when using fullwidth utf-8 characters
  • Windows: Increased Inno Setup compression settings
  • Windows: Allow installer to be run without administrator privileges.
  • Additional string translations
  • Globular clusters
  • "Nebula" and "Open cluster"
  • World capitals
  • Removed r and R commands from localized help files
  • Updated translations
  • Additional languages (added Chinese, Slovak, Galician, Belerusian, Norwegian and Turkisch translation)
  • Fonts (Lighter weight Japanese fonts, updated simplified Chinese fonts, added Belarusian fonts)
  • Changed the name of 'Celestial' grid to 'Equatorial'
  • Added Runar and Christian's HTML help files
  • Added Solstice Mission extension for Cassini in 1.6.1 branch.

Celx scripting functions:
  • Added seturl / geturl commands
  • Added synchronizetime / istimesynchronized commands
  • Added settextcolor / gettextcolor commands
  • Added observer:orbit method
  • Added celestia:runscript method
  • Made orbitPeriod field available for stars via object:getinfo
Cel scripting:
  • Added boolean occludable parameter to mark command
  • Added settextcolor command
  • Added mousemove Lua hook
Code optimization and reorganization:
  • Fixes for gcc-4.5, and include -ldl for systems that need it.
  • More granular setting of CFLAGS.

3 comments on Celestia Portable  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

shnbwmn 2016-08-12 12:43

The dl link was pointing to v1.5.1, from 2008; updated to point to the version-independent location.

v1.6.1 Rev 2

Taf 2011-08-30 13:38

An alternative porable version is developed also by winPenPack
Appname: X-Celestia
dl link: http://www.winpenpack.com/en/download.php?view.553


ripping 2008-11-03 01:32

text is unreadable on this laptop I'm using.

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