Programming Guide


Emulate and Debug Your Design

The Intel® FPGA Emulation Platform for OpenCL™ software (also referred to as the emulator or the FPGA emulator) assesses the functionality of your kernel. The emulator supports 64-bit Windows and Linux operating systems. On Linux systems, the GNU C Library (glibc) version 2.15 or later is required.

Emulator Installation

The Intel FPGA Emulation Platform for OpenCL software is installed as part of the Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit. For information about how to install this base kit, refer to the Intel® oneAPI Toolkits Installation Guides.
Refer to the following topics for additional information:

Product and Performance Information


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