ModelSim-Altera 5.8e Software

This version of ModelSim-Altera Edition for Quartus II 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.

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Download ModelSim®-Altera® 5.8e Software
Operating System Download File Size
Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0
(Includes pre-compiled libraries for the Quartus® II software version 4.2)
Get a license file (required)
Installation instructions 56.9 MB
UNIX Common File
Supports Solaris 2.7 and 2.8, Red Hat Linux 7.3 and 8.0, and HP-UX 11.0
(Includes pre-compiled libraries for the Quartus II software version 4.2)
Get a license file (required)
Installation instructions
modelsim_oem_58e_q42_unix.tar 104 MB

System Requirements

Operating SystemWindows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0
Solaris 8, 9
Red Hat Linux 7.3, 8.0,
Enterprise 3.0
HP-UX 11.0


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Legal Notice

Altera'sSoftware Subscription License Agreementgoverns the installation and use of this software.