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Beginning with Quartus® II software v13.1, you can obtain the Quartus II software installation files, service packs, and other related device support files from the version-specific, individual software download pages.
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Quartus II Web Edition Quartus II Subscription Edition Nios II EDS ModelSim-Altera ModelSim-Altera Starter Edition DSP Builder
  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v12.0 Service Pack 2
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v12.0
  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v12.0 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v12.0
  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v11.1 Service Pack 2
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v11.1
  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v11.1 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v11.1
  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v11.0 Service Pack 1
    Includes Nios II Embedded Design Suite v11.0
  • You must update Quartus® II software version 11.0 to service pack 1 to use the Nios® II Embedded Design Suite version 11.0 SP1.

    Download Quartus® II Subscription Edition version 11.0 SP1 (downloadable patch)

    Download Quartus® II Web Edition version 11.0 SP1 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v10.1 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v10.1
    • Enhancements and bug fixes to Nios II Software Build Tools
      • To run as ModelSim® for Windows systems, check the Support Solution page for web solution details.
      • To run as hardware, check the Support Solution page for web solution details.

    You must update Quartus® II software version 10.1 to Service Pack 1 to use the Nios® II Embedded Design Suite version 10.1 SP1.

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 10.1 SP1 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 10.1 SP1 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v10.0 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v10.0
    • Generates warning message with workaround instructions for issues caused when using the NicheStack TCP/IP network stack with the µC/OS-II board support package

    You must update Quartus® II software version 10.0 to service pack 1 to use the Nios® II Embedded Design Suite version 10.0 service pack 1.

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 10.0 service pack 1 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 10.0 service pack 1 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.1 Service Pack 2
    Includes Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.1
    • Additional device support for Cyclone® IV GX and E, Arria II GX, Stratix IV GT and E
    • Contains fixes for an issue for customers using the Altera Vectored Interrupt Controller (VIC) along with the Nios II Enhanced Interrupt Controller (EIC) port provided in the ACDS 9.1 release. This issue does not affect users who are using the (default) Nios II internal interrupt controller.

    You must update Quartus II software version 9.1 to service pack 2 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 9.1 service pack 2.

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 9.1 service pack 2 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 9.1 service pack 2 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.1 Service Pack 1
    Includes Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.1
    • Additional device support for Cyclone® IV GX and Cyclone IV E devices
    • Version number of the Nios II Embedded Design Suite is incremented to reflect the service pack

    You must update Quartus II software version 9.1 to service pack 1 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 9.1 service pack 1.

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 9.1 service pack 1 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 9.1 service pack 1 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.0 Service Pack 2
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.0
    • Support for the Cyclone III LS FPGA family
    • Support for the Cyclone III LS EP3CLS200 device
    • Support for Arria® II GX EP2AGX125 and Stratix® IV EP4SE530 devices

    You must update Quartus II software version 9.0 to service pack 2 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 9.0 service pack 2.

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 9.0 service pack 2 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 9.0 service pack 2 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.0 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v9.0
    • Adds device support for StratixIV GX EP4SGX530 ES FPGAs

    You must update Quartus II software version 9.0 to service pack 1 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 9.0 service pack 1.

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 9.0 service pack 1 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 9.0 service pack 1 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v8.0 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v8.0
    • Contains a fix for performance issues when using Altera’s Triple-Speed Ethernet MegaCore® function with the NicheStack TCP/IP Network Stack. See a description of the issue here.
    • Updates to the Nios II MMU

    You must update Quartus II software version 8.0 to service pack 1 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 8.0 service pack 1.

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 8.0 service pack 1 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 8.0 service pack 1 (full Quartus II software download)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.2 Service Pack 3
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.2
    • No major changes for this release
    • Version number of the Nios II Embedded Design Suite is incremented to reflect the service pack

    You must update Quartus II software version 7.2 and the MegaCore Intellectual Property (IP) Library version 7.2 to service pack 3 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 7.2 service pack 3

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 7.2 service pack 3 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 7.2 service pack 3 (full Quartus II software download)
    Download MegaCore IP Library version 7.2 service pack 3 (Windows/Linux)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.2 Service Pack 2
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.2
    • No major changes for this release
    • Version number of the Nios II Embedded Design Suite is incremented to reflect the service pack

    You must update Quartus II software version 7.2 and the MegaCore Intellectual Property (IP) Library version 7.2 to service pack 2 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 7.2 service pack 2

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 7.2 service pack 2 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 7.2 service pack 2 (full Quartus II software download)
    Download MegaCore IP Library version 7.2 service pack 2 (Windows/Linux)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.2 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.2
    • Windows Vista (32-bit) support for the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 7.2
    • Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3/4 & SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 (64-bit) support for the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 7.2

    You must update Quartus II software version 7.2 and the MegaCore Intellectual Property (IP) Library version 7.2 to service pack 1 to use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite version 7.2 service pack 1

    Download Quartus II Subscription Edition version 7.2 service pack 1 (downloadable patch)
    Download Quartus II Web Edition version 7.2 service pack 1 (full Quartus II software download)
    Download MegaCore IP Library version 7.2 service pack 1 (Windows/Linux)

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.1 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v7.1
    • No major changes for this release
    • Version number of the Nios II Embedded Design Suite is incremented to reflect the service pack

    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.

  • Nios II Embedded Design Suite v6.0 Service Pack 1
    Requires Nios II Embedded Design Suite v6.0
    • Contains fixes and enhancements not included in the version 6.0 release
    • Adds reference designs to support the new RoHS-compliant Nios II Development Kit, Stratix® II Edition