Download Intel® SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite (SoC EDS) and Arm Development Studio (DS)


Intel® SoC EDS Pro & Standard Edition and Arm DS

Arm DS Intel® SoC FPGA edition toolkit is now a separate download from Intel® SoC EDS. Both Intel® SoC EDS and Arm DS Intel® SoC FPGA edition can be downloaded from same page.


Intel® FPGA Development Kits

Intel® FPGA Development Kits provide a complete, high-quality design environment for engineers. Development kits include software, reference designs, cables, and programming hardware.

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Features & Availability

Find out which FPGA device families are supported and compare key features between each of the v20.1 editions available.

License Activation

After you have installed the SoC EDS and Arm DS, you can start the Arm DS Intel® SoC FPGA edition by opening the license manager from the help menu. Choose 'Add License', then select the 'Enter a serial number or activation code' to obtain a license default option. You are then prompted for an Arm license serial number or activation code entry. For a more detailed guide on licensing, please refer to the Intel® SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite (SoC EDS) user guide.

Arm DS Paid License Activation

Paid for Arm DS software or purchase selected development kits that include a license of Arm DS, will automatically receive an Arm license serial number.

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Support and Documentation

Find technical documentation, videos, white papers, and training courses for the Intel® SoC EDS.

Linux Community

For more SoC Linux and open-source products, including documentation, visit For information about the Linux-based Golden System Reference Design (GSRD) that is typically pre-programmed into the board, search for “GSRD”.


SoC EDS Registration

Please take a moment to register your SoC product on the SoC EDS Registration page. This will help you to keep track of your license numbers and activation status so as to provide license support. After registration, you will receive further instructions and a link to activate your DS license.

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