To obtain the latest updates, features, bug fixes, or technical services through mySupport for the Nios® II processor, your licenses must be current. Use the following information to select the intellectual property (IP) core license that best meets your requirements.
Nios II Processor
To obtain a new time-unlimited license file for the Nios II processor, you must purchase a standalone Nios II processor IP core license (ordering code: IP-NIOS). To renew your license, obtain a one-year renewal license (ordering code: IPR-NIOS). You can also purchase a value bundle that contains licenses for commonly used embedded IP cores—Embedded IP Suite (ordering code: IPS-EMBEDDED).
Altera Embedded IP Suite
The Altera Embedded IP Suite is a value bundle of Altera's most popular embedded IP cores and software. This Embedded IP Suite contains all the building blocks for your embedded design, including the Nios II processor, DDR/DDR2/DDR3 memory controllers, a 16550 compatible UART, and a complete Ethernet solution with the Triple-Speed Ethernet MegaCore® function.
The Embedded IP Suite is priced at $995. If purchased separately, the value of the cores and software add up to over $3,500. Contact your local Altera representative or use the contact information on the Altera® software sales support page to order today. See Table 1 for ordering information.