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Intel® Quartus® Prime Lite Edition Design Software Version 23.1 for Windows

The Intel® Quartus® Prime Lite Edition Design Software, Version 23.1 includes functional and security updates. Users should keep their software up-to-date and follow the technical recommendations to help improve security. Additional security updates are planned and will be provided as they become available. Users should promptly install the latest version upon release.

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To find software versions that support specific device families:
   • Refer to the Device Support List
   • Use the Software Selector

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Intel® Quartus® Prime Installer (New!)

Intel® Quartus® Prime Lite Edition Installer (exe)
  • Size: 28.2 MB
  • sha1: 875adb3dfcd9feca3f7daf079fe6e1248e210a03
  • ID: 795212
  • Version: 23.1
  • Last Updated: 12/11/2023

Beta Version of automated Downloader/Installer to replace manual download and installation.
If any problems occur, you can still download the necessary files and install them manually.

View Intel® Quartus® Prime Installer Quick Video

Intel® Quartus® Prime Installer (New!)



Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows*


Download and install instructions:
- For GUI mode installation:
 1a. Run the .exe which automatically extracts the files to your TEMP directory and launches the installer.
- For command line mode installation:
 1b. Run the .exe file with command-line option -d<path>, which extracts the files to location.
  Please note, there is no space between -d and <path>. Close the GUI that is auto launched.
  Run qinst_cli.bat with --cli option. Run the command with --help to see the help manual.

Detailed Description

System Requirements:
Operating System Support

Minimum Disk Space for Intel® FPGA Software
  - Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition Design Software (40-145 GB)
  - Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition Design Software (15-37 GB)
  - Intel® Quartus® Prime Lite Edition Design Software (14 GB)
  - Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition Programmer and Tools (4 GB)
  - Intel® Advanced Link Analyzer (8 GB)

Documentation Links:
  - Intel® Quartus® Prime Software User Guides
  - Intel® FPGA Software Installation and Licensing Manual
  - Intel® Quartus® Prime Software and Device Support Release Notes

Additional Resources:
  - Request a License File from the Self Service Licensing Center
  - Intel FPGA Licensing Support Center  - to find Information on license types, getting and setting up a license file and resolving license-related issues.
  - Contact our distributors to find pricing information and purchase online.
    Select Field Programmable Gate Array for the Distributor Component filter.

Software Support:
Have a question or problem that is not answered by the information provided here?
Having trouble downloading the files?

Contact Intel application engineers for assistance through the mySupport website.

Legal Notice:
Intel® FPGA Software License Subscription Agreements
  - Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Software (includes Intel® FPGA IP) License Agreements
  - Intel® Advanced Link Analyzer License Agreements