Intel Agilex® 7 FPGA F-Series Development Kit User Guide

ID 683024
Date 1/18/2024
Document Table of Contents

2.1. Software and Driver Installation

Intel® Quartus® Prime design software is a multi-platform 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. Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software is optimized to support the advanced features in next-generation FPGAs and SoCs with the Intel Agilex® 7, Intel® Stratix® 10, Intel® Arria® 10, and Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX device families.

Intel Agilex® 7 FPGA F-Series Development Kit includes on-board Intel® FPGA Download Cable circuits for FPGA and system Intel® MAX® 10 programming. However, for the host computer and board to communicate, you must install the Intel® FPGA Download Cable driver on the host computer. Installation instructions for the Intel® FPGA Download Cable driver for your operating system are available on the Intel® website.

On the Intel® website, navigate to the Cable and Adapter Drivers Information link to locate the table entry for your configuration and click the link to access the instructions.

The Intel® SoC EDS is a comprehensive software tool suite for embedded software development on Intel® SoC devices. It contains development tools, utility programs, run-time software, and application examples to expedite firmware and application software of SoC embedded systems.

Note: Use Intel® Quartus® Prime 19.4 Pro Edition or later for this development kit test and debug.

For more information and steps to install the Intel® SoC EDS Tool Suite, refer to the links below.