Downloading the software

The Paparazzi source code is hosted on Github. While you can download it as a tarball from, it is recommended to clone the repository with git.

From the directory of your choice type:

git clone --origin upstream

If you don’t want to work with the latest master branch (it may contain some unstable features), check out the released stable version branch:

cd paparazzi
git checkout v6.2

OS-specific instructions

After this point, it is required to install the needed libraries. The procedure depends on the operating system you are using. Please follow the instruction below:

Buiding and running the code

Finally, build the ground station tools: