• What's New
  • Productivity
  • Faster I/O Design
  • Performance

Quartus Prime Design Software

Primed to Perform

Learn What’s New in v15.1 >>

Enabling New Levels of Design Productivity

Design for the industry’s most powerful FPGAs

Learn How >>

BluePrint Platform Designer

Learn to speed up your I/O design >>

 

Boost Performance in Next Generation Devices

Experience a full speed grade advantage in your
Arria
® 10 designs with the new Hybrid Placer

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Three Quartus Prime Editions Meet Your System Design Requirements

Lite Edition

Standard Edition

Pro Edition

FREE, no license file required

The Quartus® Prime Lite Edition supports Altera’s low-cost device families.

 

 

Paid license required

The Quartus Prime Standard Edition includes the most extensive support for Altera’s latest device families and requires a subscription license.

 

Paid license required

 

The Quartus Prime Pro Edition supports the advanced features in Altera’s next-generation FPGAs and SoCs, starting with the Arria® 10 device family.

Compare Lite, Standard, and Pro Editions

  Quartus Prime Software Key Features Lite Edition (Free) Standard Edition ($) Pro Edition ($)
Device Support Cyclone®, MAX®, and Arria II device support (1)  
Arria and Stratix® device support    
Arria 10 device support  
Design Entry Multiprocessor support
IP Base Suite Available for purchase
Qsys
Rapid Recompile   (2)
BluePrint Platform Designer    
Functional Simulation   ModelSim®-Altera Starter Edition software
ModelSim-Altera Edition software (3) (3) (3)
Synthesis Spectra-Q™ Synthesis     
Placement and Routing Fitter (Place & Route)  
Spectra-Q Hybrid Placer    (4)
Spectra-Q Router   (4)

Timing and

Power Verification

TimeQuest Static Timing Analyzer
PowerPlay Power Analyzer
In-System Debug   SignalTap™ II Logic Analyzer (5)
Transceiver toolkit  
JNEye link analysis tool  

Operating System (OS)

Support

Windows/Linux 64 bit support
Price   Free

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Fixed - $2,995

Float -  $3,995

Free with an active standard edition license during beta. Please contact Altera Sales
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Notes:

1. The only Arria II FPGA supported is the EP2AGX45 device.

2. Not available for Arria 10 devices.

3. Requires an additional license.

4. Available for Arria 10, Stratix V, Arria V, and Cyclone V devices.

5. Available with TalkBack feature enabled.