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).

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.

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.

Table 1. Summary of Ordering Codes and Pricing Information

Ordering Code Price Description Ordering Information

IPS-EMBEDDED

(1)

$995 Embedded IP Suite: A value bundle that contains licenses for the Nios II processor IP core, Triple-Speed Ethernet IP core, 16550 compatible UART and high-performance , DDR/DDR2/DDR3 SDRAM IP cores and high-performance DDR SDRAM IP core

Contact your local Altera sales representative or distributor to place your order for a new Embedded IP license

IPSR-EMBEDDED

(1)

$995 Renewal license for the Embedded IP Suite

Contact your local Altera sales representative or distributor to renew your Embedded IP license

IP-NIOS 

(1)

$495 Stand-alone license for the Nios II processor IP core Contact your local Altera sales representative or distributor to place your order for a new Nios II processor IP license

IPR-NIOS

(1)

$495 Renewal license for the Nios II processor IP core

Contact your local Altera sales representative or distributor to renew your Nios II processor IP license

Note:

  1. After you have purchased the license for your embedded IP core, you can obtain and manage the license through the Self-Service Licensing Center.

Legal Notice

Altera's MegaCore Function License Agreement governs the installation and use of the Nios II processor and the Nios II EDS software.

IP Evaluation

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Embedded Processing

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