SimpleLink MSP432 Software Development Kit (SDK)


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The MSP432 software development kit (SDK) is a comprehensive software package that enables engineers to quickly develop highly functional applications on Texas Instruments MSP432™ microcontrollers (MCUs). The MSP432 SDK is comprised of multiple compatible software components including RTOS, drivers, and middleware as well as examples of how to use these components together. In addition, examples are provided to demonstrate the use of each functional area and each supported device and as a starting point for your own projects.



  • Flexible programming paradigms from bare metal to high-level APIs support the complete product lifecycle.
  • Jumpstart development with a rich set of application examples, clear documentation, getting started guides, training videos, and 24/7 online support.
  • Low cost of ownership with royalty-free software and rigorous testing of all software offerings, a predictable release cadence, and simplified upgrades compliant with published APIs.

What's Included

  • TI-RTOS kernel: RTOS kernel developed by Texas Instruments with advanced power management capabilities
  • POSIX implementation of RTOS kernel: Portability across TI-RTOS and 3rd-party POSIX-compliant RTOSes including a pre-validated implementation of freeRTOS
  • TI Drivers: High-level abstraction layer with thread-safe APIs that operate across TI-RTOS and freeRTOS
  • Ethernet connectivity stacks: TCP/IP using NDK and lwIP, mbedTLS
  • USB stack for USB Full-speed/High-speed, Device/Host/OTG
  • Driver Library: Hardware peripheral software APIs that abstract away the intricacy of the device's hardware registers
  • Graphics Library: Create graphical user interfaces for MSP432 MCU-based systems incorporating a graphical display including the display driver layer, specific to the display in use; and the graphics primitives layer, which draws points, lines, rectangles, circles, text, and bitmap images
    • Image Reformer Tool: Image size and color depth manipulation utility used in Graphics Library
  • IQMathLib: A collection of highly optimized and high-precision mathematical functions for C programmers to seamlessly port a floating-point algorithm into fixed-point code on MSP432 microcontroller devices
  • Wide-ranging demo suite: Showcases several software libraries included in the SDK
  • Documentation: Comprehensive documentation and examples for each software components including software API Guides and User's Guides
  • Migration Guide from MSP432Ware: Guide provided in the SDK as well as on TI Cloud Resource Explorer

Technical Documents
White papers (4)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1243 23 Oct 2017 4,325
PDF 873 16 Oct 2017 5,147
PDF 2974 19 Jul 2017 343
PDF 728 11 May 2017 3,944
More literature (2)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
16 Dec 2016
PDF 174 04 Apr 2017 555

Development Tools (8)

Name Part Number Tool Type
XDS200 USB Debug Probe  TMDSEMU200-U  Debug Probes/Analyzers 
ARM® Keil® MDK  MSPKEIL  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Code Composer Studio™ Integrated Development Environment for MSP Microcontrollers  CCSTUDIO-MSP  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
GCC - Open Source Compiler for MSP Microcontrollers  MSP430-GCC-OPENSOURCE  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
IAR Embedded Workbench  IAR-KICKSTART  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
MSP EnergyTrace Technology  ENERGYTRACE  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
SEGGER Hardware and Software Development Tools for Embedded Systems  SEGGER  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
ULP (Ultra-Low Power) Advisor  ULPADVISOR  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (3)

Name Part Number Tool Type
SimpleLink™ Ethernet MSP432E401Y MCU LaunchPad™ Development Kit  MSP-EXP432E401Y  Development Kits 
100-pin Target Development Board for SimpleLink™ MSP432P4x MCUs (microcontroller not included)  MSP-TS432PZ100  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
SimpleLink™ MSP432P401R LaunchPad™ Development Kit  MSP-EXP432P401R  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (4)

Part Number Name Product Family
MSP432E401Y  SimpleLink™ Ethernet Microcontroller  SimpleLink MCUs 
MSP432E411Y  SimpleLink™ Ethernet Microcontroller  SimpleLink MCUs 
MSP432P401M  SimpleLink Ultra-Low-Power 32-Bit ARM Cortex-M4F MCU With Precision ADC, 128KB Flash and 32KB RAM  SimpleLink Solutions 
MSP432P401R  SimpleLink Ultra-Low-Power 32-Bit ARM Cortex-M4F MCU With Precision ADC, 256KB Flash and 64KB RAM  SimpleLink MCUs 

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