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Here is a comparison of AIs which are available through the Online content system.

Note: The information below is correct for the latest versions available through the online content system (as of August 2015), newer versions may be available on the forums.

Contents

General information

AI Latest version Forum thread
AdmiralAI
25
link
AIAI
kappa97
link
AroAI
1.2
link
Beginner Tutorial - Ship AI
17
link
BorkAI
23
link
ChooChoo
412
link
Chopper
10
link
CivilAI
32
link
CityConnecter
1
link
CluelessPlus
38
link
CPU
1.4
link
Convoy
11
link
Denver & Rio Grande
1
link
DictatorAI
183
link
EpicTrans
1.0
-
FastPTPAI
4
link
gelignAIte
1.1
link
HeliFerry
4
link
Idle
1
-
IdleMore
1
-
MailAI
2.22
link
MogulAI
5900
link
NoCAB
2.1.4
link
NoNoCAB
6
link
Orders Assistant AI
9
link
OtviAI
422
link
PathZilla
6
link
PAXLink
14
link
RailwAI
20
link
RoadAI
5
link
RoadRunner
12
link
rocketAI
1
link
Rondje om de kerk
385
link
Rythorn Airline AI
3
link
SimpleAI
14
link
ShipAI
10
link
StreetTraffic1
1.0
-
SynTrans
15
link
Terron AI
209
link
TeshiNet
4.0.3
link
TownCars
5
link
TracAI
1.0
link
trAIns
2.1
link
Trans AI
190723
link
TREE
1.0
-
TutorialAI
5
link
WmDOT
14
link
WormAI
8
link
WrightAI
3
-

Features

Below is a comparison of features. Please note that those AIs which aren't meant for running a transport company (such as Idle, IdleMore, etc.) are discussed below.

AI Trains Road vehicles Aircraft Ships Passengers/mail Freight Save/load compatibility NewGRF compatibility
AdmiralAI
Yes
Yes*
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Goes bankrupt frequently when NuTracks is in use
AIAI
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

AroAI
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No

BorkAI
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

ChooChoo
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

Chopper
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

CivilAI
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Will build cars in towns if a town cars NewGRF is present
CluelessPlus
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

Convoy
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No NewGRF road vehicle support
Denver & Rio Grande
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
NARS is the preferred trainset, works with the 2cc TrainSet and the default trainset
DictatorAI
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

EpicTrans
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No

FastPTPAI
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No

gelignAIte
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes

HeliFerry
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No

MailAI
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes²
Problem with Japanese trainset.
MogulAI
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes

NoCAB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

NoNoCAB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

OtviAI
Yes
Yes*
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No

PathZilla
No
Yes*
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

PAXLink
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Can only use non-articulated buses
RailwAI
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

RoadAI
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No

RoadRunner
No
Yes*
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

rocketAI
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No

Rondje om de kerk
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No

Rythorn Airline AI
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No

SimpleAI
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

ShipAI
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No

SynTrans
No**
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes

Terron AI
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

TeshiNet
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

TracAI
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No

trAIns
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No support for NewGRF railway track sets
Trans AI
No
Yes*
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No support for industry replacement sets
WormAI
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes

WrightAI
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No

* Trams are also included

² Might have unfinished routes

** Makes a few moneymaker train routes when starting but after that doesn't use trains

Performance

There have been some tests on the forums comparing the performance of the AIs. These threads include graphs and other screenshots, savegames are available for download.

AI testing threads on the forums: (with the most recent being on top of the list)

There has also been a test on the CPU usage of particular AIs in May 2010:

See also Test AIs - attempt to measure performance of various AIs.

Other AIs