Quartus II Subscription Edition Download v6.1

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UNIX and Linux Users Only: Download and Installation Instructions.

For archived Quartus II documentation, refer to the Quartus II Handbook Archive and Quartus II Release Notes Archive.

Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v6.1 Download File Size
Windows
Windows XP and Windows 2000
Download Button 1,140 MB
UNIX
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Download Button 527 MB
Linux
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Download Button 425 MB
Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v6.1 Installer & Device
Information for UNIX & Linux
   
UNIX & Linux
Altera Installer for UNIX & Linux installations
Download Button 2 MB
UNIX & Linux
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit & 64-bit); Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Download Button 823 MB
MegaCore® IP Library (Includes Nios® II Processor)    
Windows
Windows XP and Windows 2000
Download Button 94 MB
UNIX
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Download Button 93 MB
Linux
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Download Button 115 MB
Nios II Embedded Design Suite (1)    
Windows
Windows XP and Windows 2000
Yes! I have read and accepted the license agreement Download Button 498 MB
Linux
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Yes! I have read and accepted the license agreement Download Button 485 MB
ModelSim®-Altera® v6.1g for Quartus II v6.1    
Windows
Windows XP and Windows 2000
Download Button 102 MB
UNIX
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Download Button 148 MB
Linux
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Download Button 115 MB

Note:

  1. To use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite, you must first install both the Quartus II software and the MegaCore IP Library.

Recommended UNIX and Linux Download and Installation Instructions:

  1. Download the desired components. The Altera Installer, Quartus II software, and Quartus II Device Information are required. Other components (Nios II, IP, and ModelSim) are optional.
  2. Arrange all the downloaded files together in one directory. For install setup, ensure there is sufficient free disk space (approximately 4 Gbytes) to contain copies of the uncompressed versions of these files. An additional 5 Gbytes of disk space is required for software installation.
  3. Extract the Altera UNIX/Linux download installer using the following command:
    tar-xvf 61_altera_intaller.tar
  4. Execute the script 'install_download’ which now resides in the current directory.
  5. Select the appropriate options in the installation script to install the software.

System Requirements

Requirement Type
Operating System

Windows XP
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Windows 2000
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit & 64-bit)

Disk Space

To download and uncompress all files (Quartus II, MegaCore IP Library, Nios II, and ModelSim) requires 4 Gbytes of free disk space. Installation requires an additional 5 Gbytes of disk space. You can delete the 4 Gbytes of download and uncompressed files from your hard drive after installation is complete.

Download Notes:

  1. Support - If you have a question or problem that is not answered by the information provided here, contact Altera Applications through the mySupport website.
  2. Legal Notice - Altera's Software Subscription License Agreement governs the installation and use of this software.