Ashling* RiscFree* Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Intel® FPGAs User Guide

ID 730783
Date 5/13/2024
Document Table of Contents

2. Installation and Setup

RiscFree* IDE supports Nios® V processor and Arm* core debugging in multiple host operating system (OS) platforms. Refer to the Operating System Support page for the OS supported.
Note: If you install both the Quartus® Prime software and the Quartus® Prime Programmer and Tools in the same location as RiscFree* IDE, RiscFree* IDE refers to the required binaries from the Quartus® Prime software installation directory by default.

RiscFree* IDE has two types of installation options:

  • Bundled installation option when installing the Quartus® Prime software
  • Standalone installation which requires you to install one of the following to use the debugger:
    • The Quartus® Prime Programmer and Tools
    • The Quartus® Prime software