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MPLAB® X IDE Offers Beta Support for AVR® MCUs

Effortlessly evaluate AVR® MCUs with MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment (version 5.05). MPLAB X IDE provides a unified a development experience that is both cross-platform and scalable with compatibility on Windows®, MacOS® and Linux® operating systems, allowing designers to develop with AVR MCUs on their hardware system of choice. With more than 20 AVR families to choose from, discover the device that fits your design needs and start developing instantly.


To enable comprehensive development, debugging, programming and more, AVR devices are also supported by many MPLAB development tools, allowing you to:

Getting Started with AVR MCUs

This three-step guide will help you quickly turn your ideas into prototypes using our AVR family of MCUs.

Getting started with AVR in MPLAB X IDE Video

Tips and tricks are available to help you along the way in our short videos: