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Useful Software

See also in the Avsim Little Navmap support forum in the pinned posts for more tools.

► FlightLog Analyzer

A Flight Analyzer and Viewer for MSFS 2020. Features:

  • Edit Flight Simulator’s Logbook to Permanently Remove Unwanted Flights
  • Export Flight Simulator’s Logbook as a .CSV, .XML, or .KML file, which can be imported into Excel, Google Earth, Volanta, Little Navmap and more.
  • View your Flight Paths on Google Earth and OpenStreetMap.
  • Perform Group Summaries & Analysis on flights by ‘Flight Attributes’.
  • Create Altitude Profile Charts of your Flights.
  • View All your Flights, pulled directly from Flight Simulator’s Internal Logbook, without having to open Flight Simulator,
  • Backup and Restore Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Logbook,

► LittleNavmapOFMTheme

Now you can use open flightmaps VFR maps in Little Navmap for your VFR flight planning and navigation. This theme is already included as a stock theme.

► Little Navmap VR Panel

This panel works differently than some other solutions which in majority just display a static image with a map view together with information in a form of a tables exactly as returned by Little Navmap. Here the map is constructed from the tiles and is displayed continuously so it can be zoomed and dragged. Data from the tables is extracted so it can be displayed and manipulated in any context, basically allowing me to an entirely different app on top of it.

► Ingamepanel NAVMAP for Flight Simulator

The most famous and powerful utility for flight simulators now integrated into your cockpit. Using Little Navmap web server with this new and optimized ingamepanel for Flight Simulator you will can follow your flight like from the main app.

► Map extensions for Little Navmap

More useable maps for flightplanning with worldwide latin letter naming for Little Navmap.

► LittleNavMap ‘Userpoint Icons’

Additional icons for for marking your favorite places and things in Little NavMap.

► Little Navmap - MSFS POI database

CSV database of all default POIs in MSFS for import into Little Navmap. 2120 POIs in total sorted in separate files.

Software used to create Little Navmap

All used software is open source. Most used programs run on Windows, Linux and macOS.

► Qt

Qt is a cross-platform software for creating graphical user interfaces as well as cross-platform applications that run on various software and hardware platforms.

Qt is currently being developed by The Qt Company and the Qt Project under open-source governance, involving individual developers and organizations working to advance Qt. Qt is available under both commercial licenses and open-source licenses.

Little Navmap uses Qt extensively.

► Marble

Little Navmap uses the Marble widget component to display the background map which consists of map image tiles downloaded from OpenStreetMap and others.

► Kubuntu Linux

Kubuntu is an official flavor of the Ubuntu operating system that uses the KDE Plasma Desktop instead of the GNOME desktop environment. It is highly customizable. Almost all Little Navmap development is done on Kubuntu.

► Inno Setup

Inno Setup is a free installer for Windows programs by Jordan Russell and Martijn Laan. First introduced in 1997, Inno Setup today rivals and even surpasses many commercial installers in feature set and stability.

► Krita

Krita is a free and open source raster graphics editor designed primarily for digital art and 2D animation. It is as powerful as The Gimp but more intuitive to use.

► DBeaver

DBeaver is a powerful SQL client software application and a database administration tool used to work on Little Navmap’s scenery library database.

► Double Commander

Double Commander is a powerful free and open source multi-platform two-panel orthodox file manager that is inspired by the Microsoft Windows-only Total Commander. Available for Windows, Linux and macOS.

► Inkscape

Inkscape is a free and open source vector graphics editor for Linux, Windows and macOS.

► LibreOffice

LibreOffice is a free and open source office productivity software suite, a project of The Document Foundation (TDF). It can completely replace Microsoft Office.

► VirtualBox

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. it is used to build and test Little Navmap on all supported platforms.

► libvirt

A Linux toolkit to manage virtualization platforms besides VirtualBox.

► Sphinx

Sphinx is a documentation generator written and used by the Python community. It is written in Python, and also used in other environments. The Little Navmap user manual is generated using this tool.

► Read The Docs Theme

The documentation theme used to generate the Little Navmap user manual.

► BorgBackup

Deduplicating archiver with compression and encryption for Linux.

BorgBackup (short: Borg) gives you:

  • Space efficient storage of backups.
  • Secure, authenticated encryption.
  • Compression: lz4, zstd, zlib, lzma or none.
  • Mountable backups with FUSE.
  • Easy installation on multiple platforms: Linux, macOS, BSD, …
  • Free software (BSD license).
  • Backed by a large and active open source community.

► Rclone

Rclone is a command-line program to manage files on cloud storage. It is a feature-rich alternative to cloud vendors’ web storage interfaces. Over 70 cloud storage products support rclone including S3 object stores, business & consumer file storage services, as well as standard transfer protocols.

Server software

These can run on a small server in a local network at home.

► Pi-hole

Pi-hole is a Linux network-level advertisement and Internet tracker blocking application.

► Nextcloud

Nextcloud is a suite of client-server software for creating and using file hosting services.

► DokuWiki

DokuWiki is a simple to use and highly versatile Open Source wiki software that doesn’t require a database.