... 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 6.7.5 released
( 9. Jun 2014 by max)

The fifth maintenance release of XCSoar 6.7 fixes various minor bugs:

  • crash in task manager
  • crash on Windows (PC)
  • crash with Android IOIO
  • attitude data handling
  • LX: detect LXNAV Nano3
  • FLARM: fix declaration with asterisk in task point name
  • fix IOIO sensor reconnect
  • fix tasks in CUP files







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)