Operating System Support

Table 1 lists the operating system (OS) support for the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software, Intel Quartus Prime Standard Edition software, Intel Quartus Prime Lite Edition software, ModelSim*-Intel FPGA Edition software, ModelSim-Intel FPGA Starter Edition software, Nios® II Embedded Design Suite (EDS), DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs, and Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL™.

Table 1: OS Support for Intel FPGA Complete Design Suite Version 17.1(1)

Software Windows*
7 SP1 
Windows* 8.1 Windows 10 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Enterprise Windows Server 2012 R2Enterprise Red Hat Enterprise Linux * 5.11 Red Hat Enterprise Linux*  6.8 Red Hat Enterprise Linux7.3 SUSE* SLE 12 Ubuntu* 14.04.5 LTS Ubuntu*
16.04.2 
LTS
Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition Check Check Check Check Check - Check Check(5) Check Check         Check
Intel Quartus Prime Standard Edition Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check(5) Check Check         Check
Intel Quartus Prime Lite Edition

Check

Check Check Check Check Check Check Check(5) Check Check        Check
Intel HLS Compiler (Pro and Standard) Check Check Check       Check        
ModelSim-Intel FPGA Edition 
(Pro and Standard)

Check(2)

Check(2)(3) Check(2) Check(2) - Check(2)  Check(2) Check(2) - -         -
ModelSim-Intel FPGA Starter Edition (Pro and Standard) Check(2) Check(2)(3) Check(2) Check(2) - Check(2) Check(2) Check(2) - -        -
Nios II EDS Pro Check Check Check Check - - Check - - -       -
Nios II EDS Standard

Check

Check - Check - - Check - - -        -
DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs (Pro and Standard)

Check

Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check      Check
Intel Quartus Prime Stand-Alone Programmer (Pro and Standard)

Check(6)

Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check Check        Check
Intel SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite (Pro and Standard)

Check

- Check Check - - Check(2) - - -           -
Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL  (Pro and Standard)

Check

Check Check - - -

Check Check - Check       Check
Intel Advanced Link Analyzer 
(Pro and Standard)

Check(4)

Check(4) Check(4) Check(4) Check(4) - - - - -        -

Notes:

  1. Starting with ACDS v14.0, Intel FPGA software only supports 64 bit versions of the OS listed in Table 1, unless specified.
  2. The 32 bit library files are required to run the software on Linux* 64 bit platforms.
  3. Windows 8.0 only.
  4. Both 32 bit and 64 bit are supported.
  5. Only KDE desktop manager is supported.
  6. 32-bit Standalone Programmer is only supported in Standard Edition.

For more information about software system requirements, refer to the following pages:

For information about system memory requirements for designs targeting different Intel FPGA device architectures, refer to:

For detailed information about the ACDS, refer to the readme.txt files in Table 2.

Table 2 lists the release notes and readme.txt files for current and past Intel Quartus Prime and Quartus II software versions along with the corresponding ModelSim-Intel FPGA software versions.

Table 2: Release Notes and readme.txt Files

Intel Quartus Prime Software Version ModelSim-Intel FPGA Software Version

Intel Quartus Prime Design Software v17.1

ModelSim-Intel FPGA  10.5c (Intel Quartus Prime Pro software compatible)

ModelSim- Intel FPGA  10.4d (Intel Quartus Prime Standard software compatible)

Intel Quartus Prime Design Software v17.0

ModelSim- Intel FPGA 10.5c

Intel Quartus Prime Design Software v16.1

ModelSim- Intel FPGA 10.5b

Intel Quartus Prime Design Software v16.0

ModelSim-Intel FPGA 10.4d

Intel Quartus Prime Design Software v15.1

ModelSim-Intel FPGA 10.4b

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