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OpenPilot Software Downloads

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Download the OpenPilot Software here!

Download packages are available on this page for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. (Android support currently in development)
Every download includes both the Ground Control Station software for your computer and Firmware for your OpenPilot board.

To install the software and firmware: 

If updating from a previous release (storing screenshots in a handy folder are an easy way) so you can re-enter them after installation.

  • Download the current release, this includes the GCS as well as the firmware that matches it.
  • Use the installation instructions at Installing the Ground Control Station
  • Continue with the setps below:

PLEASE READ!

  1. Uninstall any previous versions of OpenPilot GCS
  2. Install the latest OpenPilot GCS version you just downloaded
  3. Open OpenPilot GCS to the Firmware Tab
  4. With the board unplugged, click the Rescue button
  5. Connect the board
  6. (There's a chance that the new drivers might not finish installing before the timer runs out.  If this happens, wait until the drivers finish their install, then unplug the board, click Rescue again, connect the board and continue)
  7. and click the Erase Settings button
  8. Wait approximately 30 seconds
  9. Click the Auto Update buttton and follow the on-screen instructions
  10. Click on the Welcome Tab  (at this stage you can continue with the Vehicle Setup Wizard or you can cancel out of it for manual setup.)
  11. Click on Vehicle Setup Wizard and follow the on-screen instructions.  You can skip the Upgrade step since you already updated your FW (the wizard will be updated soon to include Erase Settings).


Cautions:

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The software on this page comes with no warranty. Use it at your own risk and be careful!
Visit the OpenPilot forums if you have questions and/or suggestions. Extensive documentation about how the system works and how to install and configure it is available in this wiki.

The Getting Started Guide is a good place to start.

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Never install any firmware on your board that came from untrusted source!
Trusted sources are this page or firmware that you have built yourself from the official git repository.

Here is a video from one of our OpenPilot members (Goobs) showing how to update your Firmware.




RELEASE - 14.10 - Mini Me - Revo, CC3D, Atom, CC and v9 GPS

Operating system

Notes

Linux 32 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.10-i386.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install (note initial steps above!)
Linux 64 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.10-amd64.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install (note initial steps above!)
Mac OS X distribution imageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.10-osx.dmgOpen as a standard distribution image (note initial steps above!)
Windows NSIS installerOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.10-win32.exeWindows installer - Uninstall previous version first. (note initial steps above!)

 

--- RELEASE-14.10 --- Mini Me ---

This is the third release of 2014.

This version supports the CopterControl, CC3D, Atom, and Revo as well as the OPLink Modems and mainly focuses on flight performance, especially aimed at mini multirotors, and adds support for the OpenPilot Platinum GPS (V9).


Some key addition in this release:

  • A brand new Acro+ flight mode, a Rate mode "on steroids";
  • Support for latest OpenPilot Platinum GPS (V9) and its integrated magnetometer;
  • Throttle PID Scaling: automatically scale PIDs based on throttle;
  • On board Expo support;
  • Several additions to the Setup Wizard such as Fixed wing support, GPS selection, TriCopter servo speed selection and ESC calibration;
  • First implementation of Cloud Config, Cloud Config in this release is the first version of the future community based distributed system for sharing vehicle settings;
  • Redesigned PFD artwork and addition of multifunctional slide out panels;
  • Support for additional Flexi-IO serial port for Revolution;
  • External (ws281x compatible) status LED support;
  • Considerable flight performance improvements.

 

Note to OPlink users

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If you were using OPLink at power levels lower than 100mW, please redo a range test after upgrading to 14.10.

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If upgrading CC or CC3D to newer versions of the firmware, you MUST upgrade your Bootloader from ver 3 to ver 4, link below

Note: Please ensure you download the correct v4 Bootloader. CC & CC3D use a different Bootloader than OPLink or Revo. YOU MUST ERASE SETTINGS using the instructions at the top of this page for CC/CC3D/Revo prior to flashing the firmware.

Bootloader 4 download and installing instructions


 

RELEASE - 14.06.01 - Revo, CC3D & CC

Operating system

Download link

Notes

Linux 32 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.06.01-i386.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install (note initial steps above!)
Linux 64 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.06.01-amd64.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install (note initial steps above!)
Mac OS X distribution imageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.06.01-osx.dmgOpen as a standard distribution image (note initial steps above!)
Windows NSIS installerOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.06.01-win32.exeWindows installer - Uninstall previous version first. (note initial steps above!)

 

--- RELEASE-14.06.01 --- Peanuts Schnapps ---

This is the Mid 2014 release. This version supports the CopterControl, CC3D, Atom and the Revolution Flight controllers as well as the OPLink Modems.

Release includes many additions, improvements and fixes, it is the result of many thousands of hours of development and testing.

Some key additions in this release:

  • Many additions and changes aimed at gps/navigation functionality for the Revolution platform including GPS assisted flight modes: Return To Base, Position Hold, AutoCruise and Position Vario(LOS, FPV and NSEW).
  • Stabilization refactoring and enhancements for even better flight performance.
  • Completely new sensor calibration routines and greatly enhanced GUI.
  • Additional 3rd Party Hardware support, notably the MS4525DO based airspeed sensors and WS281x LED drivers.
  • Performance improvements in both embedded firmware and GCS.
  • The .01 version fixes a bug in the Weak Leveling flight mode. Do not use the 14.06 version. Use 14.06.01...

 

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If upgrading CC or CC3D to newer versions of the firmware, you MUST upgrade your Bootloader from ver 3 to ver 4, link below

Note: Please ensure you download the correct v4 Bootloader. CC & CC3D use a different Bootloader than OPLink or Revo. YOU MUST ERASE SETTINGS using the instructions at the top of this page for CC/CC3D/Revo prior to flashing the firmware.

Bootloader 4 download and installing instructions

RELEASE - 14.01- Revo, CC3D & CC

Operating system

Download link

Notes

Linux 32 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.01-i386.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install
Linux 64 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.01-amd64.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install
Mac OS X distribution imageOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.01-osx.dmgOpen as a standard distribution image
Windows NSIS installerOpenPilot-RELEASE-14.01-win32.exe Windows installer - Uninstall previous version first.

 

--- RELEASE-14.01 --- Cruising Ratt ---This is the first 2014 software release.  This version still supports the CopterControl and CC3D.It includes some major "under the hood" changes like migration to Qt5.1 and QtQuick2 widgets, an overhaul of UAVTalk to improve Telemetry and OPLink reliability.  Some additions in this release:

- "Rattitude" flight mode;

- Altitude Hold Re-implementation;

- Multiple PID banks;

- "Cruise Control"

 

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If upgrading CC or CC3D to newer versions of the firmware, you MUST upgrade your Bootloader from ver 3 to ver 4, link below

Note: Please ensure you download the correct v4 Bootloader. CC & CC3D use a different Bootloader than OPLink or Revo. YOU MUST ERASE SETTINGS using the instructions at the top of this page for CC/CC3D/Revo prior to flashing the firmware.

Bootloader 4 download and installing instructions

RELEASE - 13.06.04 - Revo, CC3D & CC

Operating system

Download link

Notes

Linux 32 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-13.06.04-i386.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install
Linux 64 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-13.06.04-amd64.debUninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install
Mac OS X distribution imageOpenPilot-RELEASE-13.06.04-osx.dmgOpen as a standard distribution image
Windows NSIS installerOpenPilot-RELEASE-13.06.04-win32.exeWindows installer - Uninstall previous version first.

RELEASE-13.06.04
This maintenance release includes the following fixes missing in (previously not released to public) RELEASE-13.06.03.
- Fixed issues with Google Maps;
- Includes new signed version of CDC drivers for Windows platforms;

--- RELEASE-13.06.04 ---
This maintenance release includes the following fixes missing in (previously not released to public) RELEASE-13.06.03.
- Fixed issues with Google Maps;
- Includes new signed version of CDC drivers for Windows platforms;

JIRA issues addressed in this maintenance release:
OP-1044, OP-1070, OP-1072
Use the following link for a comprehensive list of issues addressed by this release
http://progress.openpilot.org/issues/?filter=11060

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If upgrading CC or CC3D from 12.10.2, The Mayan Apocalypse you MUST upgrade your Bootloader from ver 3 to ver 4, link below

Note: Please ensure you download the correct v4 Bootloader as CC & CC3D use a different Bootloader

Bootloader 4 download and installing instructions

 

 


 

RELEASE - 12.10.2, The Mayan Apocalypse

 This is the second maintenance release of OpenPilot RELEASE-12.10 software (December 21, 2012). This release supersedes the previous release and is a recommended update for all users.

 

Operating systemDownload linkNotes
Linux 32 bit Debian package

OpenPilot-RELEASE-12.10.2-i386.deb
MD5: 65112ee25e27de28927063e707109d31

Uninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install
Linux 64 bit Debian packageOpenPilot-RELEASE-12.10.2-amd64.deb
MD5: 73bc1cdf6daeb0a0dfab8a396c5e0e3a
Uninstall previous version first, then use your system package installer to install
Windows NSIS installerOpenPilot-RELEASE-12.10.2-win32.exe
MD5: a8064941d737489ecad5ede5c009936f
Windows installer
Mac OS X distribution imageOpenPilot-RELEASE-12.10.2-osx.dmg
MD5: 81ca528a74a334b339a3343a00c22358
Open as a standard distribution image

JIRA Issues Macro: The URL filter is not available to you, perhaps it has been deleted or had its permissions changed

 


RELEASE - 12.10.1, Portuguese Meatballs

This previous release (October 26, 2012) introduces the Vehicle Setup Wizard and numerous bug fixes and a lot of polishing work. Initial support for Windows 8.

Operating systemDownload linkNotes
Linux 32 bit Debian package

openpilot_0.1.0-RELEASE-12.10.1_i386.deb

Use your system package installer to install
Linux 64 bit Debian packageopenpilot_0.1.0-RELEASE-12.10.1_amd64.debUse your system package installer to install
Windows NSIS installerOpenPilot-RELEASE-12.10.1-install.exeWindows installer
Mac OS X distribution imageOpenPilot-RELEASE-12.10.1.dmgOpen as a standard distribution image

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