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 and later are 64-bit; all Windows versions of WED are 32-bit.)

Latest Stable Version

WED 1.7.2 is the latest stable version. This version includes bug fixes and improvements such as new editing functions, support for new X-Plane 11.25 line art assets, and improved search functionality. Full release notes are included with the download.

Latest Beta Version

WED 2.0 is a major update and is currently in beta testing. Major features include: 64 bits on every platform (Mac/Win/Linux), automatic background maps, NAVAID overlay, adjustable text size, and various bug fixes. See README.WorldEditor for the full list of changes.

Note new minimum system requirements: Windows 7/10, OSX 10.9 or Linux with GLIBC 2.23.

Older Versions

Here are links to WED 1.6.1

Here are links to WED 1.5.1

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: