Download Intel® Quartus® Prime Software

Download Intel® Quartus® Prime Software

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

Pro Edition

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.

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Standard Edition

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

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Lite Edition

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

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Supported Devices

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

Supported Devices by Edition

Supported Devices Pro Edition ($) Standard Edition ($) Lite Edition (Free)
Stratix® IV, V    
Intel® Stratix® 10    
Arria® II     ✓ (the only Arria® II FPGA supported is the EP2AGX45 device)
Arria® II, V    
Intel® Arria® 10  
Cyclone® IV, V  
Intel® Cyclone® 10 LP  
Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX ✓ (free device support as part of Pro Edition)    
Intel® MAX® series  
Price

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Features

See information in the tables below to compare key features between each of the v18.1 editions available. Please note that all editions offer Windows/Linux 64 bit support.

Compare Design Flow Features

Feature Pro Edition ($) Standard Edition ($) Lite Edition (free)
Design Flow      
Partial reconfiguration ✓ (Available for Cyclone® V and Stratix® V devices only and requires a partial reconfiguration license.)
Rapid Recompile  ✓ (Available for Stratix® V, Arria® V, and Cyclone® V devices.)  
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

Note: Requires an additional license.

✓ 
Synthesis      
VHDL
Verilog
SystemVerilog ✓ (Limited language support.) ✓ (Limited language support.)
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

License Activation


   
Setting Up Fixed Node License (HTML | PDF)
Setting Up Floating Licenses (HTML | PDF)
Online Training: Setting up floating licenses.

Documentation and Support

Find technical documentation, videos, and training courses for Intel® Quartus® 
Prime Design Software.

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.
  • Supported with the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro/Standard Edition software.

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.