... 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 6.7.9 released
( 3. Jul 2015 by max)

The ninth maintenance release of XCSoar 6.7 fixes various bugs:

  • several crash bugs in the task manager
  • one crash bug in the triangle score calculation
  • fix comments in TNP files
  • freeze on Android with LiveTrack24

Feature changes:

  • improved font renderer
  • faster triangle score calculation
  • enable crash dumps on the Kobo





Note: download.xcsoar.org is currently down. As a hotfix, XCSoar downloads are temporarily served from a mirror. Maps, waypoints and airspaces are unavailable right now.

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)