welle.io is an open source DAB and DAB+ software defined radio (SDR) with support for rtl-sdr (RTL2832U) and airspy. It supports high DPI and touch displays and it runs even on cheap computers like Raspberry Pi 2+ and 100€ China Windows 10 tablets.


Main Features

  • DAB and DAB+
  • Supports Windows 10/11, Linux, macOS and Android
  • Runs on small devices like Raspberry Pi 2+ or mobile phones
  • Airspy R2, Airspy Mini, rtl-sdr (RTL2832U), rtl_tcp, SoapySDR and rawfile support
  • Touch optimized GUI
  • Channel scan
  • Slide show (MOT slide show)
  • Radio text (dynamic label)
  • Expert mode with a lot of technical data

Demo Video

Expert Mode



Stable binaries

  • Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

  • Debian or Ubuntu 19.04+
    • apt install welle.io
  • Fedora 35+ (uses the RPM Fusion package sources)
    • sudo dnf install -y https://mirrors.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm https://mirrors.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm (to enable the RPM Fusion sources)
    • sudo dnf install --refresh welle-io
  • macOS (requires MacPorts)
    • sudo port install welle.io
    • sudo port install welle.io +cli (if you wish to install also welle-cli)
  • FreeBSD
    • pkg install welle.io
  • Android at Google Play (outdated)

If you discovered an issue please open a new issue.

Unstable developer version

welle.io is under development. You can also try the latest developer builds. But PLEASE BE WARNED the builds are automatically created and untested.



If you need help don’t hesitate and open a new issue on Github.


Visit the FAQ list.


Any contributions and pull requests are welcome!
Please take a look into the task list and the issues. But also any new ideas are welcome!


Please visit the GitHub repository: https://github.com/albrechtl/welle.io


You will find more details inside the Wiki (under construction).