This version of 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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Altera Design Suite v8.0
Includes Quartus® II Subscription Edition Software v8.0, MegaCore® IP Library, Nios II Embedded Design Suite, and ModelSim®-Altera® Edition v6.1g for Quartus II v8.0
Windows Vista (32/64-bit), Windows XP (32/64-bit), and Windows 2000
To use the Nios II Processor Embedded Design Suite (EDS), you must first install Quartus II software.
Recommended Linux Download and Installation Instructions:
Download the desired components. Other components (Nios II EDS, MegaCore IP Library, and ModelSim-Altera software) can be downloaded as well.
Ensure there is sufficient free disk space to contain copies of the uncompressed versions of these files.
Extract the Quartus II Linux software using the following command:
tar xvf 80_quartus_linux.tar
Execute the 'quartus/linux/install' script (extracted relative to the current directory).
Follow the same procedure for each additional component (Nios II EDS, intellectual property, and ModelSim software), making sure to target the same base installation directory (e.g. /usr2/altera) so that each tool is at the same relative location.
Select the appropriate options in the installation script to install the software.
Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (32-bit and 64-bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 (32-bit and 64-bit)
A full installation of the Altera Complete Design Suite version 8.0 requires approximately 6.5 GB of available disk space on the drive or partition where you are installing the Altera Complete Design Suite and approximately 30 MB of available space on the drive that contains your TEMP directory (Windows only).
Support—If you have a question or problem that is not answered by the information provided here, contact Altera Applications through the mySupport website.