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Integrate with MPLAB® Development Ecosystem for Complete Support Through All Phases of Your Design

Quickly move from concept to design, debug your code and prototype your projects with ease using our extensive selection of development tools that work seamlessly with our PIC®, AVR® and SAM microcontrollers (MCUs), SAM microprocessors (MPUs) and dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs). You can choose from a wide array of development boards that support our various architectures, devices and technologies. Here is an overview of some of our most popular options, but you can also use our Development Tool Selector easily find development tools associated with the Microchip product you are using.

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Microchip Studio

Get all the great features and functionality of Atmel Studio along with our well-supported portfolio of development tools when you download Microchip Studio for AVR® and SAM Devices.

Development Tool Deals

Every month of the year, we offer special savings on a selection of development tools. Visit our Dev Tool Deals page to explore the products that are on sale this month and to take advantage of these special discounts.

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Curiosity Boards

  • Fully integrated development board platform for 8-, 16- and 32-bit PIC MCUs
  • Compatible with MPLAB X IDE, MPLAB Xpress IDE, MPLAB XC Compilers and MPLAB Code Configurator
  • Expandable functionality with one or more mikroBUS™ headers for adding MikroElektronika Click Boards™

Curiosity Nano Boards

  • Cost-effective and customizable platform enables rapid embedded development
  • Feature a variety of PIC and AVR MCUs for easily evaluating different architectures for your design
  • Compatible with the versatile Curiosity Nano Base for Click boards, which includes a socket that fits all Curiosity Nano boards plus three mikroBUSTM sockets for adding sensors, connectivity modules and more to your project

Xplained Boards

  • Designed for development using AVR and Arm® Cortex®-based MCUs and MPUs
  • Compatible with Atmel Studio and third-party IDEs
  • Embedded debugger and easy USB connectivity
  • Several levels of board options to meet your specific design requirements

MPLAB Xpress

Analog Tools

Academic Tools