The world’s most advanced flight simulator for macOS

X-Plane for Mac

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X-Plane for Mac

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  • Latest Version

    X-Plane 12.03 LATEST

  • Review by

    Jack Taylor

  • Operating System

    Mac OS X 10.10 or later

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  • Author / Product

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X-Plane for Mac is the world’s most advanced flight simulator software for your Mac! With a brand new user interface, a new level of quality in the included aircraft, and support for virtual reality headsets, X-Plane app is the upgrade you’ve been hoping for. More powerful, made usable! Ready to try X-Plane for yourself? Download the free demo and get flying!

X-Plane for macOS includes detailed 3-D scenery for more than 3,000 airports around the world. Terminal buildings, hangars, jetways, & more make these airports feel alive. Enjoy!

Features and Highlights

Overhauled fleet
Aircraft models that stand up to scrutiny, from the gear trucks to the rivets.

Brand new G1000
Some general aviation planes now feature a simulated Garmin 1000.

3-D cockpits
Every aircraft in the fleet comes with a beautiful, usable 3-D cockpit.

IFR-ready cockpits
Every 3-D cockpit is usable for instrument flight.

Brand new user interface
Easier to learn for new users. Faster for power users.

VR Support
The latest versions of X-Plane for Mac include support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and WMR virtual reality headsets.

Learn the basics of flight, navigation, & more in the software.

Improved 3-D cockpit interaction
Cockpit controls are easier than ever to set just right.

Pushback tugs & fuel trucks
Watch other aircraft get service or request services for your own aircraft.

New lighting, sound, & effects engine
Bringing new tools to aircraft add-on makers.

New scenery for Europe
Roadways, buildings, & more now feature European-specific variants.


Cessna 172SP
The Cessna 172SP is a single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft with a tricycle landing gear. It has a cruise speed of 122 knots and a range of 696 nautical miles. More C172s have been built than any other aircraft, making it the most successful plane in history.

Aero-Works Aerolite 103
The Aerolite 103 is a single-seat, high-wing, pusher configuration ultralight aircraft that was introduced in 1997. It is sold as an assembly kit aircraft that can take between 60-80 hours to complete the airframe.

Boeing 737-800
The Boeing 737 is a narrow-bodied, short- to medium-range airliner. It has 10 variants that can carry 85 to 215 passengers. It is the best-selling commercial jet airliner and has been in continuous production since 1967.

Beechcraft King Air C90
The King Air is a twin turboprop plane produced by Beechcraft. It was the first turboprop and has outsold all its competitors. The King Air can seat up to 7 passengers, has a cruise speed of 226 knots and a range of 1,321 nm.

Beechcraft Baron 58
The Beechcraft Baron 58 is light, long-body, twin-engine piston aircraft that sits at the top of the light aircraft hierarchy.  It cruises at 200 knots with a range of 942 nautical miles.

Boeing 747-400
The Boeing 747 is a family of wide-body commercial jet airliners with four engines. The 747-400 is the most common passenger variant in service, with increased range and fuel efficiency. It has a cruise speed of 493 knots and a range of 7,260 nautical miles.

Note: Limited functionality in demo version.

Also Available: Download X-Plane for Windows

  • X-Plane 12.03 Screenshots

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What's new in this version:

X-Plane 12.03
- Scenery fixes, approach light fixes, and library elements to unlock the X-Plane Scenery Gateway

X-Plane 11.55
- Incremental bug-fix patch update which also features updated Gateway airports

X-Plane 11.50
Features and improvements:
- Can toggle between OpenGL and Vulkan/Metal in rendering settings

New and updated global aiports:
- Total airports (2-D or 3-D scenery) in the 11.50 release: 36,437
- Total airports with 3-D scenery in the 11.50 release: 13,403
- Airports with 3-D scenery introduced since the 11.40 release: 1,742
- 1,742 airports had either no scenery or 2-D-only scenery in 11.40, but have 3-D scenery in 11.50

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