Download MAX+PLUS II Student Edition Software


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.

Altera recommends the free Quartus® II Web Edition software for educational use. MAX+PLUS® II software is provided only to support legacy class materials and designs. MAX+PLUS II software does NOT support the newest Altera technology, such as MAX® II CPLDs, Cyclone™ FPGAs, or Stratix™ FPGAs.

Download the free Quartus II Web Edition software today.


Download MAX+PLUS II Student Edition Software
Operating System Download File Size
Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 98, Windows 95

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Installation Instructions
student10.2.exe 46.2 MB

System Requirements

Operating System Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 98, Windows 95
(Solaris, HP-UX and Linux are not supported by this software)


Device Support The MAX+PLUS® II software includes support for a limited number of FLEX® and MAX® devices.
More Information Please check the MAX+PLUS II student edition product information page for more detailed information.

Legal Notice

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