The Orocos Toolchain

Orocos Website

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Most of the manuals linked below should probably be rewritten in Markdown to be rendered by Jekyll. Contributions are welcome!

What is the Orocos Toolchain?

The Orocos Toolchain is your primary tool to create real-time robotics applications using modular, run-time configurable software components.

It provides:

It consists of:

Components built by users of Orocos are hosted in their own repositories.



Binary builds are currently only available for Linux through ROS.

Source repositories

For ROS users:


Latest released version (2.9.0)

Latest development version (master)

Cheat sheets

All manuals