ARM® Processors

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Linux and RTOS support, application-specific libraries, and more

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TI's Code Composer Studio IDE and emulators from TI Design Network

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EVMs and Reference Designs to start your development

Software Development Kits (SDK) and O/S-Independent Support for ARM Processors

TI SDKs provide key operating systems, demos, tools, software components and documentation for the platform of your choice. SDKs can be downloaded on for free, and also come with TI evaluation modules (EVM) and development kits. SDKs require no runtime royalties.They include BSPs, tools, demos, documentation and more. O/S Independent support includes peripheral-specific libraries, drivers, and application examples.

O/S Independent Support

Application-specific and peripheral-specific libraries, drivers, tools and code examples for each TI platform


Third Party Software

Development Tools including Code Composer Studio™ (CCStudio) IDE

For ARM Linux software development, TI includes GCC and GDB tools as well as Code Composer Studio™ IDE v5 (CCStudio). For ARM RTOS applications, developers can use the appropriate third-party IDE or CCStudio for select RTOS solutions. JTAG emulators with a variety of PC interfaces, speeds, and prices are available from TI and through TI’s Design Network.

Code Composer Studio™ (CCStudio) IDE

Code Composer Studio™ (CCStudio) is an Eclipse-based integrated development environment for TI's DSPs, microcontrollers and application processors. CCStudio includes a suite of tools used to develop and debug embedded applications. It includes compilers for each of TI's device families, source code editor, project build environment, debugger, profiler, simulators and many other features. CCStudio provides a single user interface taking users through each step of the application development flow. Familiar tools and interfaces allow users to get started faster than ever before and add functionality to their application thanks to sophisticated productivity tools.

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Kits & Evaluation Modules (EVMs) for ARM

Immediately start evaluating and developing your ARM- based solutions with the right kit for your needs. Featured kits include the following. In addition, Community Boards are designed with the open source community inputs in mind.