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AVR® and Arm® Toolchains (C Compilers)

Toolchains for AVR

Note: These toolchains are included when downloading Atmel Studio 7

The AVR® Toolchain is a collection of tools/libraries used to create applications for AVR microcontrollers. This collection includes compiler, assembler, linker and Standard C and math libraries.

Most of these tools are based on efforts from GNU (www.gnu.org), and some are developed by Microchip. For more information please refer to the release notes.

The Atmel AVR GNU Toolchain is also available as part of Atmel Studio. Only those users who wish to run the Atmel AVR GNU Toolchain as standalone tools from the command line need to download and install this package. There are two sets of downloads, one for Windows® and one for Linux® operating systems.

Key Features

  • C/C++ cross compiler
  • Assembler and linker
  • C-libraries for developing C/C++ programs

Toolchains for Arm-based devices

The Arm GNU Toolchain is a collection of tools/libraries used to create applications for Microchip Arm-based MCUs and MPUs. This collection includes compilers, assemblers, linkers and Standard C, C++ and math libraries. Most of these tools are based on efforts from GNU and GNU Tools for Arm Embedded Processors. Some changes have been added by Microchip. For more information, please refer to the release notes. The Arm GNU Toolchain is also available as part of Atmel Studio. Only those users who wish to run the Arm GNU Toolchain as standalone tools from the command line need to download and install this package.

Key Features

  • C/C++ cross compiler
  • Assembler and linker
  • C-libraries for developing C/C++ programs

AVR and Arm Toolchains (C Compilers)

TitleDate PublishedSizeD/ L
AVR Toolchain for Windows
AVR 8-bit Toolchain v3.62 – Windows9/28/201845 MB
AVR Toolchain for Windows Release Notes
AVR 8-bit Toolchain 3.6.1 - Release Note  
AVR Toolchain for Linux
AVR 8-bit Toolchain 3.6.2 - Linux 32-bit9/28/201838.6 MB
AVR 8-bit Toolchain 3.6.2 - Linux 64-bit9/28/201841.7 MB
AVR Toolchain for Linux Release Notes
Atmel AVR 8-bit Toolchain 3.6.1 - Release Note4/18/2018 
AVR Toolchain for Darwin
AVR 8-bit Toolchain 3.6.2 - Mac OS X 64-bit 9/28/201844.5 MB
Arm GNU Toolchain for 32-bit Devices
Arm GNU Toolchain 6.3.1 - Windows6/15/201631.6 MB
Arm GNU Toolchain 6.3.1 - Linux 64-bit6/15/2016104 MB
Arm GNU Toolchain 6.3.1 - Mac OS X 64-bit1/15/2017108 MB
Arm GNU Toolchain for 32-bit devices Release Notes
Arm GNU Toolchain 4.9.3 - Frequently Asked Questions9/15/2015 
Arm GNU Toolchain 6.3.1 - Release Note1/15/2017 
Using the Device Family Packs (DFP) with Toolchain6/15/2015 

Documentation

Title
Date Published
Size
D/L
AVR Libc Reference Manual Toolchain Overview
11/15/2016
271 KB
AVR 8-bit Toolchain 3.6.1 - Release Note
4/18/2018
146 KB