The Universe in your computer - WinStars 3

The Universe in your computer

WinStars is a multi-platform 3D planetarium that accurately represents celestial objects at a given moment. It also allows you to virtually travel through our solar system, the Milky Way, and the nearest galaxy clusters. Additionally, a dedicated news feed keeps you up-to-date with the latest discoveries in astrophysics, which can be visualized within the software. WinStars is a constantly evolving software, with new features regularly added to make it a tool dedicated to the exploration of our Universe.


An interview about W3

A small interview has just been published on the appoftheday website. It’s happening here: WinStars 3 – Astronomy Review & Download – App Of The Day ( Happy reading!

Try the next version of WinStars built with Qt 6

WinStars 3 is currently based on the Qt 5 software library, which allows for compatibility with all platforms, among other features. However, this Qt 5 version is now becoming obsolete, and it’s time to switch to the latest available version. This transition will help reduce incompatibilities with the most recent operating systems and introduce new …


Windows 7/8.1/10/11

Release 3.0.278 (2023/03/03):

x64 version (Windows 10 & 11)

x86 version (Windows 7, 8.1, 10 & 11)

To update an existing WinStars3 installation, please use the Maintenance Tool located in the main WinStars3 folder (usually c:\program files\winstars3).


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macOS X

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Available on the Apple Store:

Ubuntu 22.04 x64 LTS or later

Release 3.0.278 (2023/03/03):

Please follow the installation procedure

Raspberry Pi 4 (Raspberry Pi OS 64b Bullseye)

Release 3.0.278 (2023/03/03):

Please follow the installation procedure