WorldEditor (often abbreviated to WED) is an open source 2-d scenery and airport editor for X-Plane.  There are several versions of WED from which you can download. Additional information on how to use WED, including the manual, can be found on the Scenery Development Documentation page.

System Requirements: WED should run on any Intel-based Mac, Windows, or Linux hardware capable of running X-Plane 9.  (Note: for Linux and Mac, WED 1.2 is 64-bit; WED 1.1 and 1.0 are 32-bit.)

Latest Stable Version

WED 1.5 is the latest stable version. It provides full overlay editing for X-Plane 9 and 10 overlay DSFs, as well as airport editing, X-Plane 10 feature support and editing of the airport library for default airport layouts. It also adds support for the X-Plane 10.50's static aircraft and a visual taxi sign editor. Full release notes are included with the download.

Latest Beta Version

WED 1.6 is in public beta; you can try it and experiment with new X-Plane 11 features, but you cannot yet upload to the X-Plane Scenery gateway; we will open the gateway for X-Plane 11-compatible uploads once we have done more testing on WED itself.

WED Betas are in the process of being debugged and may not be reliable; use the latest stable version for production work.

Older Versions

Here are links to WED 1.4.1:

Here are the links to WED 1.3.2:

Here are links to WED 1.2:

Here are links to WED 1.1:

Here are links to the original WED 1.0: