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...setting standards since 2006

OpenDRIVE 1.5 - now available!

Welcome to the World of OpenDRIVE®!

OpenDRIVE® is an open file format for the logical description of road networks. It was developed and is being maintained by a team of simulation professionals with large support from the simulation industry. Its first public appearance was on January 31, 2006.

Why use OpenDRIVE®?

  • OpenDRIVE® is vendor-independent and may be used free of charge and without further obligations
  • OpenDRIVE® contains all key features of real road networks
  • OpenDRIVE® is an established format with a broad international user base
  • OpenDRIVE® is a well managed format with transparent processes for on-going development
  • OpenDRIVE® has been in the market since 2006 and has since incorporated numerous user inputs arising from actual use cases.
  • This website is maintained by VIRES Simulationstechnologie GmbH, Germany