Define Your Design Methodology

Intel provides a complete suite of development tools for every stage of your design for Intel® FPGAs, CPLDs, and SoCs. Whether you are creating a complex FPGA design as a hardware engineer, writing software for an embedded processor as a software developer, modeling a digital signal processing (DSP) algorithm, or focusing on system design, Intel has a tool that can help.

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All FPGA Users Comprehensive development platform with easy to use technology and strong partnerships with industry leaders.
hls-compiler-1x1.png (300×300)Intel® HLS Compiler Hardware Developer, Algorithm Designer, IP Library Designer Accelerates hardware development through faster verification using C++ that simulates up 1,000x faster vs. RTL.
fpga-sdk-for-opencl-1x1.png (300×300)Intel® FPGA SDK for OpenCL™ Software Developers Enables software developers to target FPGAs for heterogenous acceleration by abstracting hardware development.

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DSP Builder for Intel® FPGAs

Hardware Developer, Algorithm Developer Supports a model-based design flow from algorithms to hardware in a common environment.

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SoC Embedded Development Suite
Software Developers, All Embedded Applications Comprehensive tool suite for embedded software development on Intel® SoC FPGAs.

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Intel® NIOS® II Embedded Design Suite (EDS)
Software Developers, All Embedded Applications Comprehensive development package for Nios® II software design.

Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Software

The Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Software is a multiplatform design environment that easily adapts to your specific needs in all phases of FPGA, CPLD, and SoC designs. The Intel® Quartus® Prime Software delivers the highest performance and productivity for Intel® FPGAs, CPLDs, and SoCs.

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High Level Design

Intel® FPGA SDK for OpenCL™ Software Technology

With the Intel® FPGA SDK for Open Computing Language (OpenCL™), you develop FPGA designs in C using a high-level software flow. OpenCL™ and the OpenCL™ logo are trademarks of Apple Inc. used by permission by Khronos.

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Intel® High Level Synthesis (HLS) Compiler

The Intel® HLS Compiler is a high-level synthesis (HLS) tool that takes in untimed C++ as input and generates production-quality register transfer level (RTL) code that is optimized for Intel® FPGAs.

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DSP Builder for Intel® FPGAs

DSP Builder for Intel® FPGAs is a digital signal processing (DSP) design tool that allows push-button HDL generation of DSP algorithms directly from the MathWorks* Simulink* environment on Intel® FPGAs.

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Embedded Design

Intel® SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite (SoC EDS)

The Intel® SoC EDS is a comprehensive tool suite for embedded software development on Intel® SoC FPGA devices.

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Nios® II Embedded Design Suite (EDS)

The Nios® II Embedded Design Suite (EDS) includes software, device drivers, a bare-metal hardware abstraction layer (HAL) library, network stack software, and an evaluation version of a real-time operating system.

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Embedded Linux for SoC FPGA

Using Linux on an Intel® SoC FPGA enables better quality and productivity while reducing complexity and development costs. The Linux environment offers a more customizable experience for the software developer when used on an Intel® SoC FPGA.

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Documentation and Support


Find videos on how to get started with Intel® Quartus® Prime and how to get the best performance for your Stratix 10 designs.

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EDA Partners

Our Electronic Design Automation (EDA) ecosystem ensures that you have a complete design solution in designing, verifying, and integrating Intel® FPGAs into your systems.

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