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SDSoC 2016.3 available for download now. Don’t have a copy? There’s a free 60-day eval. Read on!

by Xilinx Employee on ‎12-14-2016 09:48 AM (33,083 Views)

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The latest version of the Xilinx SDSoC Development Environment for Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoCs and Zynq-7000 SoCs, 2016.3, is now available for download and includes the following features:


  • Full-feature support for Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC devices including 64-bit addressing
  • Support for the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC’s dual-core ARM Cortex-R5 hardware
  • Linaro-based gcc 5.2-2015.11-2 32-bit and 64-bit tool chains with several compiler enhancements including:
    • Scheduling enhancements for pipelined hardware functions
    • Support for arbitrary numbers of function arguments
    • Support for scalars up to 1024 bits, including double, long long
    • Support for AXI bus data widths to 1024 bits
    • Enhanced pragma processing: user-defined trace points, separate RESOURCE and ASYNC pragmas
  • Vivado Tcl APIs to export hardware metadata specification for custom platforms
  • Embedded Vision Design Examples and OpenCV library
  • Support for QEMU and RTL emulation



Complete release notes for SDSoC 2016.3 available here.


If you already have SDSoC, you should know what to do to get the upgrade. If not, you can download a 60-day free eval copy here, get the SDSoC user guide here, and a tutorial here.




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