Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Getting Started

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Date 10/04/2021
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1.1. Selecting an Intel® Quartus® Prime Software Edition

Depending on your device support and software feature requirements, you can choose either the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition or Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition software for your design. Consider the requirements and timeline of your project in determining whether to select the Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition or Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software:
  • Select the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition if you are beginning a new Intel® Arria® 10, Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX, Intel® Stratix® 10 or Intel® Agilex™ design, or to take advantage of the unique features of Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition.
    Figure 2. Intel Quartus Prime Feature Support Matrix
  • Select the Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition software if your design must target Arria® V, Arria® , Intel® Cyclone® 10 LP, Cyclone IV, Cyclone V, or MAX® series devices, and you do not want to migrate you design to a device that Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition supports.
  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software does not support the following Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition features:
    • I/O Timing Analysis
    • NativeLink third party tool integration (other third-party tool integration available)
    • Video and Image Processing Suite IP Cores
    • Talkback features
    • Various register merging and duplication settings
    • Saving a node-level netlist as .vqm
Note:

Intel replaces the following Altera tool names in the Intel® Quartus® Prime software:

Table 1.   Intel® Quartus® Prime Tool Name Updates
Altera Name Intel® Name
Qsys Platform Designer
BluePrint Interface Planner
TimeQuest Timing Analyzer
EyeQ Eye Viewer
JNEye Advanced Link Analyzer

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