Actel Libero IDE Supports Windows 7

Actel recently releases Service Pack 2 for the Libero Integrated Design Environment (IDE) v9.0. The new release features support for Windows 7. The latest release of the software toolset also include features for SmartFusion intelligent mixed signal FPGAs and RTAX-DSP FPGAs. The newest release of Libero IDE offers FPGA designers ease-of-use, design performance improvement, and silicon feature exploitation capabilities, enabling them to meet design objectives faster.

Libero IDE Enhancements

  • 32 and 64-bit (x64) Windows 7 Operating System plus x64 Vista and Windows 7 USB driver support for FlashPro3 and FlashPro4 programmers. Libero IDE v9.0 SP1 and SP2 also add first-time Red Hat Linux OS support for designing with SmartFusion FPGAs.
  • Enhanced SmartFusion device features including a fabric Clock Conditioning Configurator (Fab_CCC) and programming for the SmartFusion A2F500 device. The Fab_CCC supports the secondary PLL/CCC that is available on the A2F500 device.
  • Programming support for the RTAX4000D four-million gate radiation-tolerant spaceflight DSP device, which adds embedded radiation-tolerant multiply-accumulate blocks to the tried-and-trusted industry-standard RTAX-S product family.

Libero IDE can be downloaded and installed directly from Actel’s website. Service Pack 2 download includes all service pack 1 features. The Actel Libero Gold edition is available on Windows 7, XP or Vista free of charge. All editions are one-year renewable licenses. Libero IDE Platinum is $2495 per seat. Node-locked and Floating licenses are also available.

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