Getting Started is Easy
Based on your background, familiarity with Microchip and your objectives, please select one of the following options:
- Download and install MPLAB® X IDE
MPLAB X IDE is made available with a free built-in software simulator capable of simulating peripherals as well.
- Download and install a free student version of the MPLAB XC Compiler
To select the correct processor to use, visit this page.
- Download and Unzip the Libraries and Demos
Evaluate from our list of audio and speech libraries
- Purchase a Starter Kit or Development Board, Accessories and Plug-in Modules
If you are not sure which board to purchase, consider the development boards featured here.
Featured Development Boards
The Speech Playback PICtail Plus Daughter Board is for evaluation and development of speech recording and playback applications using Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM).
The PIC32MM USB Curiosity Development Board features the new eXtreme Low Power (XLP), PIC32MM “GPM” family (PIC32MM0256GPM064) of low cost microcontrollers. This board is a simple and easy to use platform that facilitates quick PIC32MM GPM evaluation, experimentation and application prototyping. The board also includes an integrated programmer/debugger and offers seamless integration with Microchip’s MPLAB® Code Configurator, MPLAB Xpress Cloud-based IDE and MPLAB X IDE for easy set-up and development.