Quartus II Subscription Edition Download v7.1

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Important Critical Issue Notice for all Quartus II software version 7.1 and 7.1 Service Pack 1 designs using the OpenCore Plus feature to evaluate intellectual property (IP), including the Nios® II processor, instead of a full license for the IP core.

Note to UNIX and Linux users: Download and Installation Instructions.

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

Windows Software Downloads Download File Size
Quartus® II Subscription Edition Software v7.1 & Service Pack 1
Windows XP and Windows 2000
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1,405 MB
480 MB

MegaCore® IP Library (Includes Nios® II Processor) & Service
Pack 1

Windows XP and Windows 2000
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97 MB
33 MB

Nios II Embedded Design Suite & Service Pack 1 (1)
Windows XP and Windows 2000
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619 MB
3 MB

ModelSim®-Altera® Edition v6.1g for Quartus II v7.1 & Service
Pack 1

Windows XP and Windows 2000
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116 MB
60 MB

Linux Software Downloads    
Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v7.1 & Service Pack 1
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit and 64-bit)
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438 MB
469 MB
Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v7.1 - Device Information for Linux
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit and 64-bit)
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Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v7.1 Installer for Linux
Altera Installer for Linux installations
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MegaCore IP Library (Includes Nios II Processor) & Service Pack 1
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit and 64-bit)
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120 MB
37 MB
Nios II Embedded Design Suite & Service Pack 1 (1)
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit and 64-bit)
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590 MB
2 MB
ModelSim-Altera Edition v6.1g for Quartus II v7.1 & Service Pack 1
Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3 and 4 (32-bit)
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172 MB
59 MB
UNIX Software Downloads    
Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v7.1 & Service Pack 1
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit and 64-bit)
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541 MB
528 MB
Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v7.1 - Device Information for Linux
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit and 64-bit)
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Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v7.1 Installer for Linux
Altera Installer for UNIX installations
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MegaCore IP Library (Includes Nios II Processor) & Service Pack 1
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit and 64-bit)
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95 MB
36 MB
ModelSim-Altera Edition v6.1g for Quartus II v7.1 & Service Pack 1
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit)
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172 MB
59 MB

Note:

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

Recommended Linux and UNIX 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 EDS, MegaCore IP Library, Intellectual Property, 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 71_altera_installer.tar
  4. Execute the 'install_download’ script 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 and 64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Solaris 8 and 9 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Disk Space

To download and uncompress all files (Quartus II software, MegaCore IP Library, Nios II processor, 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 web site.
  2. Legal NoticeThe Altera Software Subscription License Agreement governs the installation and use of this software.