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DSP Builder

Release date: June, 2012

DSP Builder v12.0

This version of DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs software will no longer be available after 6/26/2020. This version does not include the latest functional and security updates and will not be supported. All versions are provided as is. Intel recommends that users of this version uninstall and discontinue use as soon as possible. Users should upgrade to the latest available software version for their device and follow the technical recommendations to help improve security.

Select a previous version of Quartus II:

Download Option 1: Individual Files

Important Critical Issue Notice for all Quartus II software version 12.0 service pack 1 users. Please download Quartus II software version 12.0 service pack 1 and then the patch.
DSP Builder Platform File Name Size
DSP BuilderWindows 12.0_dsp_builder_windows.exe
MD5: 9a7af7e553f57170945f7f996bb77e91
69 MB
DSP Builder
Service Pack 2
Windows 12.0sp2_dsp_builder_windows.exe
MD5: c00ee1759f15b3386f3a7e8f549f6828
47 MB
DSP Builder
Service Pack 1
Windows 12.0sp1_dsp_builder_windows.exe
MD5: e15a0d4f172490aee01e065e59f8e205
38 MB
DSP BuilderLinux 12.0_dsp_builder_linux.tar.gz
MD5: e1a563a60c7b933da5db67b89f4237e2
243 MB
DSP Builder
Service Pack 2
Linux 12.0sp2_dsp_builder_linux.tar.gz
MD5: fb240b5bf183eefc76686e651a29ceab
167 MB
DSP Builder
Service Pack 1
Linux 12.0sp1_dsp_builder_linux.tar.gz
MD5: d1d9312a510ca4b784282393f7d5595c
158 MB

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Other Individual Download Files:

Download Option 2: DVD .iso File

If you do not have Internet access or if you require a DVD, you can download and use the DVD ISO file to create your own installation DVD for installing Altera's software and device support. You must first install the Altera Complete Design Suite (ACDS) software (Windows or Linux version) before you install the ACDS Devices software. You must install both the ACDS software (Windows or Linux version) and the ACDS Devices software.

Platform File Name Size
ACDS v12.0 Windows DVD (ISO) Windows 12.0_acds_windows.iso
MD5: 4a12ab854d8348be343b7800bb8919a1
MD5: 44238cc6e224b923fb18b679fbd7850c
2.0 GB

6.3 GB

ACDS v12.0 Linux DVD (ISO) Linux 12.0_acds_linux.iso
MD5: 1129f5c46b6bed189f0238074ae6ef87
MD5: 44238cc6e224b923fb18b679fbd7850c
3.5 GB

6.3 GB

How to install the Altera software using a DVD ISO file

Service Packs: Quartus II

  • DSP Builder v12.0 Service Pack 2
    Requires DSP Builder v12.0
  • DSP Builder v12.0 Service Pack 1
    Requires DSP Builder v12.0
  • Below is a list of all the relevant DSP Builder documents: