Nios® II Processors
Nios® II processor, the world's most versatile processor, according to Gartner Research, is the most widely used soft processor in the FPGA industry. The Nios® II processor delivers unprecedented flexibility for your cost-sensitive, real-time, safety-critical (DO-254), and applications processing needs. The Nios® II processor supports all Intel® FPGA and SoC families.
Embedded Operating Systems
|Linux||RocketBoards.org (Open Source Community)|
|µC/OS-II (Evaluation is included with the Nios® II Embedded Design Suite but it is licensed separately)||Micrium|
|µCLinux||Intel® FPGA Wiki (Open Source Community)|
|Zephyr||Zephyr (Linux* Foundation Projects)|
Middleware and Graphics Libraries
|Company Name||OS Supported||Network Stack||File System||Graphics Library||USB Stack||Miscellaneous|
|Mentor Graphics*||Nucleus||Nucleus Networking||Nucleus Storage||Nucleus UI||Nucleus USB||-|
|Micrium||µC/OS-II||Micrium TCP/IP||µC/OS-FS||µC/OS GUI||Micrium USB||µC/OS CAN|
|Micro Digital||Any||-||-||-||-||GoFast Floating Point Library|
Software Development Tools
|Mentor Embedded||Sourcery CodeBench||GNU toolchain support for embedded Linux on the Nios® II processor.|
|Altium||Tasking Toolset||Optimizing C compiler, assembler, linker, and locator.|
|System Navigator||The System Navigator probe for Nios® II processors is designed to support the special features and integrated peripherals of the Nios® II cores embedded in Intel® FPGAs.|
|Linux* Toolchain||Linux toolchain from the RocketBoard.org (open-source community).|
|Intel FPGA Wiki
|µCLinux Toolchain||µLinux toolchain from the Intel® FPGA Wiki (open-source community).|
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