Three Intel® Quartus® Prime Editions to Meet Your System Design Requirements

Pro Edition

Standard Edition

Lite Edition

Paid license required

The Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software supports the advanced features in Intel's next-generation FPGAs and SoCs with the Intel® Stratix® 10,  Intel® Arria® 10, and Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX device families.

Paid license required

The Intel Quartus Prime Standard Edition software includes extensive support for earlier device families in addition to the Intel Cyclone 10 LP device family.

FREE, no license required

The Intel Quartus Prime Lite Edition software supports Intel’s low-cost FPGA device families.

Compare Pro, Standard, and Lite Editions v18.0

For the complete device support list, please visit the Download Center page.

  Intel Quartus Prime Design Software v18.0 Pro Edition ($) Standard Edition ($) Lite Edition (Free)

Device Support

 

Stratix series IV, V    
  10    
Arria series II      (1)
II, V    
10  
Cyclone series IV, V  
10 LP  
10 GX (2)    
MAX® series  
Design Flow Partial reconfiguration (3)  
Rapid Recompile  (4)  
Block-based design     
Incremental optimization    
Design Entry/Planning Multiprocessor support (faster compile time)  
IP Base Suite Available for purchase
Intel HLS Compiler
Platform Designer (Standard)  
Platform Designer (Pro)     
Design Partition Planner  
Chip Planner
Interface Planner    
Logic Lock regions  
Functional Simulation ModelSim*-Intel FPGA Starter Edition software
ModelSim-Intel FPGA Edition software  (5)  (5)  (5)
Synthesis VHDL
Verilog
SystemVerilog (6) (6)
VHDL-2008    
Placement and Routing Fitter (Place and Route)
Early Placement    
Register Retiming  

Timing and

Power Verification

Timing Analyzer
Design Space Explorer II
Power Analyzer
In-System Debug   Signal Tap Logic Analyzer
Transceiver toolkit  
Intel Advanced Link Analyzer tool  

Operating System (OS)

Support

Windows*/Linux* 64 bit support
Price  

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Float -  $4,995 

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Notes:
  1. The only Arria II FPGA supported is the EP2AGX45 device.
  2. The Intel Cyclone 10 GX device support is available for free in the Pro Edition software. 
  3. Available for Cyclone V and Stratix V devices only and requires a partial reconfiguation license.
  4. Available for Stratix V, Arria V, and Cyclone V devices.
  5. Requires an additional license.
  6. Limited language support.

Additional Development Tools

Tools  Description
Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL™
  • No additional licenses are required.
  • Supported with the Intel Quartus Prime Pro/Standard Edition software. 
  • The software installation file includes the Intel Quartus Prime Pro/Standard Edition software and the OpenCL software.

DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs

  • Additional licenses are required.
  • DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs (Advanced Blockset only) is supported with the Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition software for Intel Stratix 10 and Intel Arria 10 devices.
  • DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs (Standard Blockset and Advanced Blockset) is supported with the Intel Quartus Prime Standard Edition software for Intel Arria 10, Stratix V, Arria V, and Cyclone V devices.

Nios® II Embedded Design Suite

  • No additional licenses are required.
  • Supported with all editions of the Intel Quartus Prime software.
  • Includes Nios II software development tools and libraries. 
Intel SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite (SoC EDS) 
  • Requires additional licenses for ARM* Development Studio 5* (DS-5*) Intel SoC FPGA Edition.
  • The SoC EDS Standard Edition is supported with the Intel Quartus Prime Lite/Standard Edition software and the SoC EDS Pro Edition is supported with the Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition software. 

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