MAX+PLUS II Version 9.61 Update


All MAX+PLUS II software (including MAX+PLUS® II BASELINE Edition Version 10.2 & Student Edition Version 10.2, and MAX+PLUS II Software Updates versions 10.23 through 8.21) will no longer be available after 3/12/2021. MAX+PLUS II software 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 MAX+PLUS II software 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.

System RequirementsUpdate Details
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Update FilesInstallation Instructions


Download MAX+PLUS II Version 9.61 Update
Operating SystemDownload File Size
Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows 95

Installation Instructions
961_pc.exe958 KB

System Requirements

Operating SystemWindows NT, Windows 98, Windows 95
(Solaris, HP-UX, and AIX are not supported by this update)
Software VersionMAX+PLUS II® 9.6
(Do not use this update with MAX+PLUS II BASELINE, E+MAXTM or ASAP2)

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Update Details

This update can only be used with MAX+PLUS II version 9.6. Do not use this update with any other version. You should download and install this update if you wish to:

  • Fix a problem programming EPM7128B or EPM7256B devices using a JamTM File (.jam) or Jam Byte-Code File (.jbc), or using a Programmer Object File (.pof) and the Altera Master Programming Unit (MPU), or the ByteBlasterMVTM cable or the BitBlasterTM download cable. Customers programming EPM7128B or EPM7256B using MAX+PLUS II Version 9.5 or 9.6 may see some devices that fail to program or verify. These devices are not damaged, programming the devices with version 9.61 software will correct the problem.
  • Add full compilation, timing, and programming support for EPM7512B in 208-pin QFP packages.

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Software Update Files

The update contains the following files for PCs:

  • a7128144.pcf
  • a7256256.pcf
  • a7512256.pcf
  • b7128144.pcf
  • b7256256.pcf
  • b7512256.pcf
  • e7128100.pcf
  • e7128120.pcf
  • e7256192.pcf
  • jam2.jam
  • m7128100.pcf
  • m7128120.pcf
  • m7256192.pcf
  • partinfo.crf
  • s7128100.pcf
  • s7128120.pcf
  • s7256100.pcf
  • s7256144.pcf
  • s7256192.pcf
  • template.jam
  • tmplt_7e.jam
  • tmplt_7k.jam
  • tmplt_9k.jam
  • tmplt_c.jam
  • tmplt_f.jam

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If you have a question or problem that is not answered by the information provided here or in MAX+PLUS II Help, please inquire in the mySupport web site.

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Legal Notice

Altera's Software Subscription License Agreement governs installation and use of this software.