Realistic Snowfall (v1.5) [UPDATED]

by Flash
Please explain why you're reporting this file:

This is a quite big update of my mod who replace rain by snowfalls in gta IV.
Now the snow and atmosphere is even more realistic, with correction of some details quite ugly (colour of the ground under snow, sky colour etc...)
And if you use the Snow Mod v2 (by Jumbo0), the ugly "grass" effect on snow could be disabled.

Here is the list of the changes :
-snow is more intense and heavy.
-snowflakes are biggest under snowfalls.
-snowflakes are less big and dense with wind, under blizzard.
-the colour of the ground in now almost exactly like the colour of the sky (for day and night), like during real snow weather.
-there is less luminosity in the night when it's snowing.
-the differences between all kind of snow weather are now better.
-you are now free to increase or decrease luminosity and / or contrast, it's "always" realistic, unless you put all those settings to maximum or minimum.

9.59/10 - 37 votes
Downloads: 8,163
Added: November 22, 2013 8:29AM
Last Downloaded: March 26, 2017 4:52AM
File Size: 971.78 KB
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tnx.does that work with enb???
Posted on November 22, 2013 11:40AM by NIMAPD
Cool 10/10

The only thing that is missing is the footsteps audio needs to sound like your tredding on snow.
Posted on November 22, 2013 11:52AM by IIZACHARIAHII
Awesome work!!! 10/10
Posted on November 22, 2013 12:53PM by Beerminator1
Merry Christmas work ha ha , nice
Posted on November 22, 2013 4:20PM by cromchen
Excellent :)

Posted on November 22, 2013 6:12PM by sergiyj
^ What Zachariah said; There might already be a sound for footsteps that are forsand or gravel maybe, which could be close enough and work. All that would need to be done then is to move the sounds into an appropriate directory. If not, there might be sounds out there that could be put into the game, like from other games or something like that.

I know how to edit the sound-files and also how to work audio, but I don't have a source. I'm also not a Foley-artist (yet). hah... :P
Posted on November 22, 2013 11:15PM by Damage Inc.
Amazing :) 10/10
Posted on November 23, 2013 3:57AM by denicj
Posted on November 23, 2013 7:55AM by mixdrift
what is the purpose behind asking us to edit the two lines in visual settings, because I cannot open it. can you please give us a copy of the visualsetting.dat file to just drag into the data folder in the next update because I cannot just open the PC says that " windows cannot open this file "

thank you.
Posted on November 24, 2013 6:11PM by valentinbiguine
needs to have lundendorf theme :)
Posted on November 24, 2013 8:29PM by chuckyyes10
To edit visualsettings.dat, click right on the file, open with, and click on "notepade". Then you can edit and replace the 2 lines.
Posted on November 25, 2013 4:42AM by Nik02
Thank you for helping me NIK02, I have done what you said and it works perfectly. however now all the other files are under notepad as well do I leave them like that or should I switch back to whatever program they were under before I switched it to notepad?

Posted on November 25, 2013 10:09AM by valentinbiguine
You can leave them like that, with notepad, you can use it for many other mod in future (opening handling.dat for exemple).
Posted on November 25, 2013 4:45PM by Nik02
Thank you for help sir.
Posted on November 25, 2013 8:10PM by valentinbiguine
I am really looking forward to his update where you do not hear the rain or see the rainy gusts of wind. it would be perfect to see only the snow and hear only the wind to give it atmosphere. I really think that's going to be a perfect little snow MOD.
Posted on November 25, 2013 8:15PM by valentinbiguine
dose this affect performance?
Posted on November 26, 2013 10:48PM by chuckyyes10
A little bit...

Posted on November 27, 2013 4:45AM by Nik02
Nik02 you seem to be pretty knowledgeable about this stuff, I have a question for you:

I had the snow MOD that flash recommends with this MOD but once installed ALL the pedestrians would always freak out and run away or insult me and run away screaming as if they were terrified whenever I drove around. I never figured out why. anytime I touched a car. If I walked around then it was fine, everything was normal.

have you ever heard of something like that with the snow MOD?
Posted on November 27, 2013 6:33PM by valentinbiguine

Pedestrians get scared every time you skid, or do a burnout in the original IV.

With the snow mod handing of 2.0, your car does nothing except skid, which is why they freak out.
Posted on November 27, 2013 9:01PM by Tinman1287
Posted on November 27, 2013 10:33PM by valentinbiguine
so then how do I fix that in v2.0? do I go in a file and edit something or do I install a different version of the snow mod? because his link or any research I have done seems to bring me to the 2.0 version only.
Posted on November 27, 2013 10:38PM by valentinbiguine
Maybe with this mod the problem will be deleted.

Nik02 was my old pseudo/nickname, the problem is stupid but I can't change my nickname. The new one is Flash. I'm the owner of the realistic snowfalls mod, and I'll put online a new update of my mod between the 1st and 10 December.

How could I do to change my nickname ?
Posted on November 28, 2013 5:58AM by Nik02
When I try to download the real mod ( It doesn't load for me. I press download but nothing happens help!
Posted on November 28, 2013 1:52PM by Jayjacker
To jayjacker:

lets start slow, have you tried to simpy right click and select " save target as "? it may seem silly but this may just kick start the download. if not then we will try more aggressive measures.

Posted on November 28, 2013 3:30PM by valentinbiguine
to Flash/nik02:

I am not sure on how you can do it but I figured you made efforts to help me so I must do the same ( its normal ). when you look at the top of the page you will see a little message that says welcome Flash ( in my case valentinbiguine ) under there are little links, click on the one that says "user CP"

in this new web page on the left is a blue section called "settings and option" under "control panel" click on the little link that says " edit profile " in there is a section called " custom user title " I believe this may be what you are looking for.

in any case I have sent a letter to tech support and if this does not help you then I will let you know as soon as I have an answer from tech support on how to do it. I will post there answer here on this blog.

Posted on November 28, 2013 3:38PM by valentinbiguine
To valentinbiguine:

No it still doesn't load for me I tried using Chrome too!
Posted on November 28, 2013 3:47PM by Jayjacker
ah man ok let me think here

Posted on November 28, 2013 3:52PM by valentinbiguine
so nothing happens when you click on the download link? is it possible that your security is preventing pop ups and cookies and is stopping the sub menu from popping out and letting you download.

check that.
Posted on November 28, 2013 3:56PM by valentinbiguine
Hmmm Well it finally downloaded. But I cant find it in my downloads so I cant put it on GTA 4...
Posted on November 28, 2013 4:35PM by Jayjacker
ah jesus, hehehehe...
Posted on November 28, 2013 5:05PM by valentinbiguine
To valentinbiguine :

thank you, but I already did what you said, in "custom user title" and nothing changed for my user name.

Thank you very much for your help
Posted on November 28, 2013 5:06PM by Nik02
I will get back to you as soon as I get an answer from tech support, we'll get there.
Posted on November 28, 2013 7:11PM by valentinbiguine
To nik02:

ok I am having a problem here, there no customer support ANYWHERE other then the contact info listed in the little link " staff " and even these when I tried to contact them two days ago a email was sent back to me saying that these email addresses are not valid...

I am baffled to see that there is no way to contact anyone both in GTA4-mods and

Posted on November 29, 2013 2:29PM by valentinbiguine
I've enabled private messaging for you. Otherwise, you could have made a post on our forums. Feel free to send me a private message with your questions.
Posted on November 29, 2013 2:33PM by rappo ✮
I even tried to go to some chat servers about within the site and no one was able to answer my question or even refer me to a customer service of any kind, Nik02 I am out of ideas...
Posted on November 29, 2013 2:34PM by valentinbiguine
to rappo,

you are not talking to me right?
Posted on November 29, 2013 2:38PM by valentinbiguine
Whoever needed to ask a staff member a question... I enabled messaging for both you and Nik02.
Posted on November 29, 2013 2:39PM by rappo ✮
ah ok thank you sir, I will send you a message right now but it is for nik02 that I am looking to help. he wants to change his nick name and does not know how, his current name is flash but I believe he wants to revert his nickname back to nik02. could you please help him understand how to do that?
Posted on November 29, 2013 2:45PM by valentinbiguine
It is the opposite. My nickname is nik02 when I post comment, whereas I would like to change from "nik02", my old nickname, to "flash" (which is the new one I use for publishing mods).
Posted on November 29, 2013 4:33PM by Nik02
hahahahahah ok ok don't worry I will correct that with him
Posted on November 29, 2013 5:22PM by valentinbiguine
hehehehe sorry man, anyway he has not gotten back to me yet, I sent him a personal message, and I just sent him another to correct my mistake, plus all we need is for him to tell you how and then you will know what to do.

hehehehehe its kind of funny, this feels like a nightmare without an ending.
Posted on November 29, 2013 5:30PM by valentinbiguine
To nik02:

he has not answered me yet, idk why. I guess it will take a few days. maybe he will contact you directly because I told that this was for you so look out for a PM from Rappo.
Posted on November 30, 2013 4:49PM by valentinbiguine
Thanks a lot for this! One question, is there any way to remove the lightning+thunder and rainfall sound when the weather is set to "Lightning"? I really want a heavy blizzard but constant lightning and thunder take a lot out of it
Posted on December 8, 2013 6:15AM by TastyChocolate
Great man.Give you 10. I think the snow on the ground is fron another mod or did i install it wrong?
Posted on December 22, 2013 1:34PM by Picnic

Yes, it is. Google GTA IV Snow mod
Posted on December 23, 2013 2:06AM by TastyChocolate
me podeis decir como instalarlo para que se vea todo nevado y pefectamente bien gracias
Posted on December 28, 2013 11:06AM by chocogames
Snowy city, but not snowy cars?
Posted on March 3, 2014 6:24PM by Maruni17

The wheels on the tires are snowy unless you use your own vehshare.wtd
Posted on May 10, 2014 1:26AM by 2TimesACharm
=w= I like this. 10/10.
Posted on August 15, 2014 9:33PM by DangoM4
10/10 <3
Posted on September 28, 2014 3:40PM by jomaxxxx
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