Once MultiWii is flashed onto your controller board, you need some way of tuning the different settings and parameters to get your multirotor flying just right. That is where the MultiWii GUI comes into play. The GUI (Graphical User Interface) is a Java based application that works on any operating system and allows the user to adjust certain settings on a multirotor via a USB connection. The following tutorial will cover how to install the GUI on your operating system.
Step 1. The first thing you want to do is make sure that you have the latest Java Runtime Environment installed on your
computer. Due to the fact that the GUI is java based, it is important to have the latest version in order to ensure a
clean install. Go to the Java download page and download the version of Java Runtime that matches your
operating system. Go through the install process and then restart your computer to make sure the install has
Step 2. Next, if you haven't already downloaded MultiWii for the flashing process, then go to the MultiWii download page
and download the latest version of MultiWii (currently 2.0). When you download the file, it will be labeled as
Step 3. After the file is downloaded, extract its contents to a folder on your desktop. Open the folder and navigate
through the following path: MultiWii_2_0 > MultiWiiConf_2_0 > (Chose your operating system) > MulitWiiConf_2_0.exe
Step 4. Double-click on the ".exe" file to open the GUI. The following window should appear on your screen:
Step 5. Once you have confirmed that the GUI launches without any errors, you can put the MultiWii folder with the
executable somewhere where it wont get deleted. You can also create a shortcut to the executable if you wish to
launch the application without having to dig through subdirectories.