Nios® V processor is the next generation of soft processor for Intel® FPGAs based on the open-source RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture. This processor is available in the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition Software starting with version 21.3.
The Ashling RiscFree IDE for Intel® FPGAs is the Integrated development environment for creating embedded applications on Intel’s Arm* based hard processor system and Nios V soft processors. This IDE delivers homogenous and heterogeneous multi-processor design, and debug capabilities. Currently supported key features include:
Included with the Intel Quartus Prime Software Pro version 22.2 onwards or available as a standalone free download for embedded software developers.
Full tool-chain including Ashling RiscFree for Intel® FPGAs IDE, Compiler, Debugger and Trace.
IDE based on Eclipse with full source and project creation, editing, build and debug support.
Run-time Debug with support for the Intel® FPGA Download Cable II (USB Blaster II).
Register Visualization for Nios® V processors and Arm* cores.
Real Time Operating System (RTOS) debug awareness.
For more information, read the Ashling RiscFree IDE for Intel® FPGAs User Guide.