What's New

WorldWide Telescope 5.0 is the latest version and is already in production use in some of the world’s premiere planetariums. This feature-rich application is now available to everyone as a free download.

The timeline editor gives you true cinematic control for optimal animations and transitions.

Timeline Editor

Display new, highly detailed models of the International Space Station and the Gemini Observatory, or import your own 3D models.

International Space Station

Atmospheric and lighting controls help you visualize Earth and other planets more realistically.

Earth Lighting

Tilt and rotate controls let you explore planet surfaces in Solar System mode.


A comprehensive set of planetarium and dome features help you create seamless displays on complex single- or multi-projector domes.

  • Experience full-dome tour authoring and instant full-dome playback of desktop tours with overlays and images
  • For easier control of your displays, new MIDI controller support enables you to customize control panels by using inexpensive but powerful MIDI performance controllers
  • You can now manage projector nodes, check status, and render performance—all from the WWT console
  • The new Screen Broadcast feature allows any application on the console to display as a window in Full Dome mode