The Subsurface development team proudly announces the release 5.0.2 of Subsurface, an open source dive log and dive planning program for Windows, Mac and Linux.

This version adds a number of small improvements, including support for geo-distributed cloud backend servers. It also fixes a number of bugs in 5.0.1. Changes in Subsurface 5.0.2:

new features:

  • cloud: support redundandant backup servers

  • cloud: try to pick a server close to the user if possible

  • export: show progress dialog when exporting to TeX

  • dive edit: add ability to copy and paste dive nr and date

  • add support for Suunto Eon Steel Black

  • add support for Sherwood Beacon

  • add support for new variant of Zoop Novo

  • add support for new variants of Shearwater Perdix AI

  • add support for Sporasub SP2


  • desktop: fix removal/editing of bookmarks on the profile

  • printing: use sensible font size even for strange window size

  • planner: don’t immediately ascent automatically

  • planner: various small bug fixes

  • import: fix parsing of translated ADP header strings

  • core: prevent crash when parsing certain very complex XML files

Where do I find binaries?

Binaries are available for Windows, Mac, and an AppImage for x86-64 Linux (plus distribution specific binaries for a number of Linux flavors including Ubuntu, Fedora, and openSUSE).

You can get Subsurface 5.0.2 from these locations:


Mac: (this is intended for the latest macOS version. For other macOS versions, see the downloads page)

Linux: A generic AppImage is available for download: Subsurface-5.0.2-x86_64.AppImage, make it executable

chmod +x Subsurface-5.0.2-x86_64.AppImage and then simply run this file.

Linux: Snap Get it from the Snap Store

Linux: Ubuntu: Add ppa:subsurface/subsurface to your software sources; the .deb in that PPA can also be installed on sufficiently current versions LinuxMint; see the Downloads page and use to get our latest release version.

Linux: openSUSE: go to our open build service release page

Linux: Fedora: go to our COPR release page

Please post questions of problems in the User Forum or file a bug in our Bug Tracker.