... 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 Android devices.

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XCSoar 6.8.16 released
(27. Jul 2020 by folken)

The sixteenth maintenance release of XCSoar 6.8. This version is a stability release, that fixes numerous crashes.





13. Jun 2020: XCSoar 6.8.15 released

9. Apr 2020: XCSoar 6.8.13 released

18. Aug 2018: XCSoar 6.8.11 released

7. Oct 2017: XCSoar 6.8.10 released

5. Oct 2017: XCSoar 6.8.9 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)