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APM Planner 2.0.20 stable version released

APM Planner 2.0 has been released. This is the location of the official stable release of AP2, which is the cross-platform (Mac/Windows/Linux) ground station/setup utility for APM/Pixhawk-based UAVs. Here’s a list of features

APM Planner General Release Notes
Here’ the first official release of APM Planner 2.0.

Auto Update. new stable versions will be notified automatically.
will add a feature to also add daily builds to this.

Flight Data View
Real time monitoring of telemetry information (Quick View & more detailed Status View)
Real-time control of UAV
Message view tat shows PreArm warning messages
Primary Flight Display (HUD)

Flight Plan View
Waypoint editing
Saving and Loading waypoint files
Map Vendor selection

Initial/Config & Tuning Views
Full Configuration of APM:Plane and APM:Copter (APM:Rover is a work in progress)
Reworked Battery Monitor setup where you can select known presets
Parameter Download for known frame types

Graph View
Real-time plotting of MAV link telemetry values
Dataflash Log analysis
Value are plotted on a range that is scaled automatically
Values can be group on in same range (up to 4 groups)
Ranges can be set manually

Terminal View
Allows access to the APM CLI Interface
Used to download Dataflash logs (MAVLink downloading of logs coming soon)
Option to convert logs to KML format for Goole Earth view.

Known Issues:
Google Maps shows only outlines at some zoom factors
When switching between APM:Plane/APM:Copter/APM:Rover restart is required
Multiple MAV support is not fully tested and is a work in progress

more detailed issues can be found here
For support please post here first APM Planner Support Forum

Enjoy: and please report any issue you have, the next stable update is scheduled in about 2 weeks. We want this to be continuous improvement on that schedule.

Thanks AP2 Team.


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hello, Bill Bonney

how are you?

I am Shin Ji-Seop and I am a team member who is carrying out the project to deliver through the drone.

Our goal is to :

The user transmits the gps information to the server through the Android mobile phone,

and we try to control the dron through gps information input from the server.

We have created a hexcopter with a pixhawk and will use the APM planner2 to control the drones.

I have building APM planner2 through qt creator in ubuntu14.04.

And I have to analyze the source code.

Can I get information about the algorithm in APM planner2?

Or can you tell me how to analyze the apm planner’s source code?

Please reply to



hi there! I use MacBook m1 processor series, and I trying to use APM Planner 2.0 on my computer. But I’m new at MacOS and I can’t install APM to my computer.
Here is my crush log: `Process: apmplanner2 [6691]
Path: /private/var/folders/*/APM Planner
Identifier: org.ardupilot.apmplanner2
Version: ???
Code Type: X86-64 (Translated)
Parent Process: ??? [1]
Responsible: apmplanner2 [6691]
User ID: 501

Date/Time: 2021-01-27 01:25:43.714 +0300
OS Version: macOS 11.1 (20C69)
Report Version: 12
Anonymous UUID: A5C27801-EF71-4833-992E-6FC79A47EA4F

Sleep/Wake UUID: DE1260A0-54D7-4813-849F-0AFDB3A0A62D

Time Awake Since Boot: 33000 seconds
Time Since Wake: 10000 seconds

System Integrity Protection: enabled

Notes: Translocated Process

Crashed Thread: 0

Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000

Termination Reason: DYLD, [0x3] Wrong version

Application Specific Information:
dyld: launch, loading dependent libraries

Dyld Error Message:
Library not loaded: @rpath/QtOpenGL.framework/Versions/5/QtOpenGL
Referenced from: /private/var/folders/*/APM Planner
Reason: Incompatible library version: apmplanner2 requires version 5.9.0 or later, but QtOpenGL provides version 5.6.0

Binary Images:
0x102d4c000 - 0x10390ffff +org.ardupilot.apmplanner2 (???) <471C336F-6BAF-32AE-B650-248C86B2BF28> /var/folders//APM Planner
0x10cab3000 - 0x10cb7afff +SDL2 (3.1) <78D9C537-E977-3AD1-9890-53FBC62A4D69> /var/folders/
/APM Planner
0x20405a000 - 0x2040f5fff dyld (832.7.1) /usr/lib/dyld
0x7ffdffbd7000 - 0x7ffdffc4afff +runtime (203.13.2) <3B9E4ADB-AB4E-30AD-A642-B74313FB48A8> /Library/Apple/*/runtime
0x7fff2a6b0000 - 0x7fff2a6c2fff libz.1.dylib (76) <9F89FD60-03F7-3175-AB34-5112B99E2B8A> /usr/lib/libz.1.dylib
0x7fff3354d000 - 0x7fff3354dfff (48 - 50) <7B536871-3F10-3138-B06B-9C2A3C07EC1E> /System/Library/Frameworks/ApplicationServices.framework/Versions/A/ApplicationServices

Model: MacBookPro17,1, BootROM 6723.61.3, proc 8:4:4 processors, 16 GB, SMC
Graphics: kHW_AppleM1Item, Apple M1, spdisplays_builtin
Memory Module: lp_ddr4
AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme, wl0: Oct 20 2020 12:49:54 version FWID 01-ba327c2d
Bluetooth: Version 8.0.2f9, 3 services, 25 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
Network Service: Wi-Fi, AirPort, en0
USB Device: USB 3.1 Bus
USB Device: USB 3.1 Bus
Thunderbolt Bus: MacBook Pro, Apple Inc., 0.0
Thunderbolt Bus: MacBook Pro, Apple Inc., 0.0`

Can you help me? Thanks in advance.

Did you try this version?

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