2.1. Installing and Licensing Intel® FPGA IPs
The Intel® Quartus® Prime software installation includes the Intel® FPGA IP library. This library provides many useful IPs for your production use without the need for an additional license. Some Intel® FPGA IPs require purchase of a separate license for production use. The Intel® FPGA IP Evaluation Mode allows you to evaluate these licensed Intel® FPGA IPs in simulation and hardware, before deciding to purchase a full production IP license. You only need to purchase a full production license for licensed Intel® IPs after you complete hardware testing and are ready to use the IP in production.
The Intel® Quartus® Prime software installs IP cores in the following locations by default:
Figure 2. IP Installation Path
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|<home directory>:/intelFPGA_pro/quartus/ip/altera||Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition||Linux*|