Available for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Buy X-Plane Now

When you purchase the digital download edition, you will receive an email confirmation with your product key. This key will allow you to download, install, and use X-Plane 12—no DVD, etc. needed!

Minimum Requirements

  • Disk space: 25 GB
  • CPU: Intel Core i3, i5, i7, or i9 CPU with 4 or more cores, or AMD Ryzen 3, 5, 7 or 9
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Video Card: a Vulkan 1.3-capable video card from NVIDIA or AMD with at least 2 GB VRAM
  • Note: Intel GPUs are not supported by X-Plane 12

Meet X-Plane.

Powerful. Accurate. Amazing.

Customize Your Flight

Tweak the X-Plane environment to practice specific skills and simulate conditions you’ll encounter in a real cockpit.

Play It Back

New and experienced pilots alike love the way you can replay landings and more from any angles.

Detailed Failures

There are infinite ways to test your reactions and limits of your aircraft in failure simulation scenarios. Browse our 500+ failures to create the perfect training environment.

Learn Navigation

X-Plane 12 comes with amazing attention to detail in all navigational systems. Brush up on the classic fundamentals in our Cessna 172 or explore the new MCDU system in our Airbus A330.

Experience a World of Add-Ons

Everything that comes with X-Plane makes it the most realistic, most robust flight sim experience you can have. But the thriving X-Plane community has spawned countless third-party add-ons to explore and enjoy.

Learn Physics in Real Time

Turn on our Flight Model Visualization view to see exactly how air is acting on the aircraft throughout all phases of flight.

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