... 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 6.7.7 released
(20. Feb 2015 by max)

The seventh maintenance release of XCSoar 6.7 fixes various bugs:

  • fix wrong airspace AGL height due to longitude east/west wraparound
  • fix data for OLC infoboxes if “OLC League” is used
  • fix handicap factor for “OLC League” scores
  • fix reach calculation problems at border of map
  • improved EKF wind algorithm
  • fix replay progress while replay is paused

Feature changes:

  • accept airspaces of class RMZ in OpenAir format 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)