New: Since December 2018, Webots is released as free open source software under the terms of the Apache 2.0 license.

Webots is a realistic 3D robot simulator continuously developed by Cyberbotics and EPFL since 1996. It is supports a large number of robots, sensors and actuators which can be programmed from ROS or using the Webots API.

Documentation and tutorials

  • To learn how to interface Webots with ROS, read the instructions here.

  • A step-by-step Webots ROS tutorial is provided here.

  • A video tutorial is available here.

  • The complete Webots ROS API is documented here.

  • For more information about Webots, visit Cyberbotics' web site.

Third party contributions

The kaist_webots stack contains nodes for starting Webots directly from a ROS launch file, a controller for joystick tele-operation, and a joint position controller and joint state publisher.

Report a Bug

Open a bug report here.

Wiki: webots (last edited 2019-03-28 11:56:14 by OlivierMichel)