This is not an actual compiler! If you do not have an XC Pro compiler already, do not purchase this HPA product. If you purchase this as a download, it must be purchased in the account where the compiler resides (is registered to).
High Priority Access for MPLAB ® XC PRO workstation compilers (HPA) is a 12 month maintenance subscription providing: priority technical support, new architecture support, new compiler versions for MPLAB XC8, XC16, XC32 and XC32++ PRO workstation licenses and free shipping on Microchip Direct for all development tool orders. One HPA must be ordered for each license and each license type.
MPLAB XC PRO workstation compilers come with 12 months of High Priority Access (HPA), and support and maintenance subscriptions. HPA access can be renewed in twelve month increments at any time.
New part support for all Microchip MCU families are always available upon download of the latest revision of new compiler downloads.
Download or hard copy available. Hard copy is a paper with an activation key and instructions.