... the open-source glide computer

XCSoar is a tactical glide computer originally developed for the Pocket PC platform. In 2005, the originally commercial software was given to the open-source community for further development and has constantly been improved since. It is now a multi-platform application that currently runs on Windows, Windows Mobile, Unix and even Android devices.

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XCSoar 6.8_alpha8 released
(17. Jun 2015 by max)

The eighth alpha release of the upcoming XCSoar version 6.8 has been released.

Changes since 6.8_alpha7:

  • show airspace warning at bottom
  • icon scaling
  • crash dumps on Kobo
  • various bug fixes





22. May 2015: XCSoar 6.7.8 released


Highlights of XCSoar's interface

Moving Map

Moving Map
The primary display, easily configurable to provide the desired level of detail.

Terrain Display

Terrain Display
Terrain and Topology data from all over the world can be displayed on the moving map.

FLARM Integration

FLARM Integration
All received FLARM traffic is displayed on the map and on the inset radar screen. (including climb speed)