Actel Releases Windows 7 Compliant Libero IDE

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 12 — (PRNewswire) — Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) today announced Windows® 7 support in Libero® Integrated Design Environment (IDE) v9.0 Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2. These latest releases of Actel's comprehensive software toolset also provide key new features for SmartFusion™ intelligent mixed signal FPGAs and RTAX-DSP FPGAs


  • 32 and 64-bit (x64) Windows 7 Operating System plus x64 Vista and Windows 7 USB driver support for FlashPro3 and FlashPro4 programmers. Libero IDE v9.0 SP1 and SP2 also add first-time Red Hat® Linux® OS support for designing with SmartFusion FPGAs. 
  • Enhanced SmartFusion device features including a fabric Clock Conditioning Configurator (Fab_CCC) and programming for the SmartFusion A2F500 device. The Fab_CCC supports the secondary PLL/CCC that is available on the A2F500 device.
  • Programming support for the RTAX4000D four-million gate radiation-tolerant spaceflight DSP device, which adds embedded radiation-tolerant multiply-accumulate blocks to the tried-and-trusted industry-standard RTAX-S product family

"Actel continues to provide competitive tools that run on the latest popular PCs and operating systems," said Wendy Lockhart, senior manager, design solutions marketing and training at Actel. "Customers can upgrade to the latest PCs and Windows 7 and be confident that Actel FPGA development tools are fully qualified. The newest release of Libero IDE provides FPGA designers ease-of-use, design performance improvement, and silicon feature exploitation capabilities, enabling them to meet their design objectives faster."

Pricing and Availability

Libero IDE can be downloaded and installed directly from Actel's website. Service Pack 2 download includes all service pack 1 features; users should review both sets of release notes. The Actel Libero Gold edition is available on Windows 7, XP or Vista free of charge. All editions are one-year renewable licenses. Libero IDE Platinum is $2495 per seat. Node-locked and Floating licenses are also available.

About Actel

Actel is the leader in low power FPGAs and mixed signal FPGAs, offering the most comprehensive portfolio of system and power management solutions. Power Matters. Learn more at

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