This section explains how to setup the environment.

Software Requirements

There are key components which make up the simulation system. These must each be installed. Although installation is easy, the download and install of webots can take a little bit of time! The three components are:

  1. Webots Robot Simulator Version 2021.a - the simulation environment
  2. Competition Supervisor - Implement the rules and scoring
  3. Python Version 3.x - to write controllers for the robots

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS-Linux: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS 64bit
  • OS-Windows: Win 10, 8.1 64 bit
  • OS-Mac: macOS 10.14 ‘Mojave’ or newer (not tested on Big Sur)
  • CPU: Dual Core 2 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Nvidia 512MB or AMD OpenGL 512MB

Installation Guide


Installation Guide for Windows


Installation Guide for macOS

Linux (Ubuntu 20.04)

Installation Guide for Linux (Ubuntu 20.04)

Last modified April 16, 2021: minor edits (83d8748)