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1.1K Stars 1.8K Forks GNU General Public License v3.0 5.5K Commits 965 Opened issues


Mission Planner Ground Control Station (c# .net)

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How to compile

On Windows (Recommended)

1. Install software

Main requirements

Currently, Mission Planner needs:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1
  • Microsoft .NET standard 2.0
Visual Studio Community

The recommended way to compile Mission Planner is through Visual Studio. You could do it with Visual Studio Community (version 15.3 or newer to include .NET standard 2.0) : Visual Studio Download page. Visual Studio suite is quite complet and comes with Git support. On installation phase, please install support for : - Developpement .NET Desktop - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 - Microsoft .NET standard 2.0


Currently VSCode with C# plugin is able to parse the code but cannot build.

2. Get the code

If you get Visual Studio Community, you should be able to use Git from the IDE. Just clone
to get the full code.

In case you didn't install an IDE, you will need to manually install Git. Please follow instruction in

3. Build

To build the code: - Open MissionPlanner.sln with Visual Studio - Compile

On other systems

Building Mission Planner on other systems isn't support currently.

Launching Mission Planner on other system

Mission Planner can be use with Mono on non-Windows system. Be aware that all the functionnalities aren't working.

On Linux


Those instructions were tested on Ubuntu 18.04. Please install Mono, either : -

sudo apt install mono-runtime libmono-system-windows-forms4.0-cil libmono-system-core4.0-cil libmono-winforms2.0-cil libmono-corlib2.0-cil libmono-system-management4.0-cil libmono-system-xml-linq4.0-cil

or full Mono : -

sudo apt install mono-complete


  • Get the lastest zipped version of Mission Planner here :
  • Unzip in the directory you want
  • Go into the directory
  • run with
    mono MissionPlanner.exe

You can debug Mission Planner on Mono with

MONO_LOG_LEVEL=debug mono MissionPlanner.exe


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