The folks at Xilinx say that their Vivado Design Suite is now available in WebPACK Edition, giving designers immediate access to a no cost, device-limited version of the industry’s first SoC-strength design environment.
Offered with the 2012.4 release of the Vivado Design Suite, WebPACK Edition provides the same IP and system-centric design flows of the Vivado Design Suite Design edition that enables up to 4x faster time to integration and implementation over alternatives.
“The WebPACK edition of Xilinx tools we’ve delivered over the years has proven to be very popular with design teams and universities with over 20,000 downloads per quarter,” said Tom Feist, Xilinx’s senior marketing director of design methodology. “With the Vivado Design Suite 2012.4 release, we are now offering the enhanced productivity of the Vivado Design Suite to these customers and educational departments around the world.”
The Vivado Design Suite, WebPACK Edition is a free download that provides support for Artix-7 100T and 200T and Kintex-7 70T and 160T devices. The Vivado Design Suite, Design Edition is available at no additional cost to in-warranty ISE Design Suite, Logic Edition, and Embedded Edition customers, and Vivado Design Suite, System Edition with Vivado High-Level Synthesis is available at no additional cost to ISE Design Suite DSP and System Edition customers.
Please visit Xilinx.com to download the latest version of the ISE Design Suite and Vivado Design Suite. Customers can now also sign up for or view online training for the Vivado Design Suite and take advantage of Vivado Design Suite-based Targeted Reference Designs to jumpstart their next design.
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