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Quartus II Web Edition

Release date: November, 2012

Quartus II Web Edition v12.1

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Download Option 1: Individual Files

Download large, standalone installation files to manually install complete software and device support. Note: If you download and install only the Quartus® II software, subsequently you must also download and install the device support . You do not have to install all the device support files. You can install only the device support files that you need.

Quartus II Web Edition Platform File Name Size
Quartus II Web EditionWindows 12.1_quartus_free_windows.exe
MD5: cbafa092a9cd264904694ca8b9403e11
3.8 GB
Quartus II Web EditionLinux 12.1_quartus_free_linux.tar.gz
MD5: a206a7585d23d433c26ada2a916b24d1
4.6 GB

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Other Individual Download Files:

Download Option 2: DVD .iso File

Use a DVD image to create your own installation DVD to install Altera software and device support if you do not have consistent internet access or you require a DVD. You download one large file and use it to create an installation DVD.

Platform File Name Size
ACDS v12.1 Web Edition DVD (ISO) Windows/Linux 12.1_acds_web_edition.iso
MD5: 96b49a5da264d532cefc3b4ca84a9e66
7.7 GB

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System Requirements

Operating System Requirements

Disk space: A full installation of the Altera Complete Design Suite v12.1 requires approximately 10 GB of available disk space on the drive or partition where you are installing the software, and approximately 30 MB of available space on the drive that contains your TEMP directory (Windows only).

Documentation Links

View the following documentation for Quartus II software and device support details:

Download Notes

  1. Software DVD request: You can request for Quartus II Web Edition software on DVD.
  2. Software support: The Quartus II Software Support page can help with questions or problems that are not answered by the information provided here or in Quartus II Help. You can also contact Altera application engineers for assistance through the mySupport site.
  3. Legal notice: The Altera Program License Subscription Agreement governs the installation and use of this software.