Use Altera® design utilities to make designing with Cyclone® devices even easier. See Table 1 for a list of design utilities and their descriptions.
Designers needing lower costs, more density, and functionality for high-volume applications can take advantage of Cyclone II FPGAs, the second-generation device family in this series.
|Table 1. Cyclone FPGA Design Utilities|
|Device Family Overview||Find the right Cyclone device for your design requirements.|
|Serial Configuration Devices||Learn about Altera's new low-cost serial configuration devices, which provide fast configuration solutions for Cyclone devices.|
|Quartus® II Design Software||
The Quartus II design software, available through the Altera Design Software Subscription Program, supports all Cyclone devices.
|DSP Builder||Design with Altera's DSP Builder, a digital signal processing (DSP) development tool that interfaces with the MathWorks' industry-leading Simulink system-level DSP tool and Altera's industry-leading
Quartus II design software.
|Memory Solution Center||Learn about embedded memory in Altera devices as well as dedicated interfaces to high-speed external memory devices.|
|DSP Solution Center||Discover the DSP solutions available from Altera.|
|I/O Standards & Interfaces Solution Center||Explore I/O standards and interfaces supported in Altera devices.|
|Board Design Guidelines Solution Center||Find out board design and manufacturing guidelines as well as board design resources.|
|Cyclone Questions & Answers||Get answers to common questions about Cyclone devices.|
|Cyclone Product Backgrounder (PDF)||Read more about the Cyclone device family features.|
|BSDL Files||Download boundary scan description language (BSDL) files for Cyclone devices.|
|Pin-Out Files||Download Cyclone pin-out files listing device pin-out descriptions.|
|PowerPlay Early Power Estimator||Calculate the estimated power consumption for Cyclone devices based on typical conditions.|
|IBIS Models||Download I/O buffer information specification (IBIS) models for Cyclone devices.|