World Class Development Tools MPLAB X IDE Universal and Integrated Tool Set MPLAB X IDE is a single, universal graphical user interface for Microchip and third party software and hardware development tools. It is the industry’s only IDE to support an entire portfolio of 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit PIC MCUs, dsPIC DSCs and memory devices. MPLAB X supports Microchip’s compilers, emulators, debuggers and starter kits, as well as many third-party tools. Moving between all of your favorite Microchip tools and upgrading from software simulators to hardware debugging and programming tools is simple with this IDE’s seamless user interface. Powerful Yet User-Friendly Interface With complete project management, visual call graphs, a configurable watch window and a feature-rich editor that includes code-completion, context menus and a task navigator, MPLAB X is flexible and friendly enough for new users. MPLAB X is also fully equipped for the needs of experienced users with the ability to support multiple tools on multiple projects with multiple configurations and simultaneous debugging. Open-Source Platform Based on the NetBeans™ Platform, MPLAB X supports a host of free software components and plug-ins from the NetBeans community for high-performance application development customized to your needs. In addition to local file history, MPLAB X is also compatible with revision control plug-ins and Bugzilla. Cross-Platform Using MPLAB X IDE, users can run their favorite toolset and develop their next embedded application on Windows®, Linux® or Mac® OS X. Motor Control and Drive Design Solutions MPLAB XC16 C Compiler for PIC24 MCUs and dsPIC DSCs The MPLAB XC16 C Compiler includes a complete ANSI C standard library, including string manipulation, dynamic memory allocation, data conversion, timekeeping and math libraries. The compiler has a powerful code optimizer. Other 16-bit MCU compilers generate as much as 165% more code for the same application. The assembler comes with the MPLAB XC C Compiler and may be used with the compiler or as an assembler. It is a full-featured macro assembler. User-defined macros, conditional assembly and a variety of assembler directives make the assembler a power code generation tool. Download a full-featured, time-restricted evaluation version of the MPLAB XC16 C Compiler for PIC24 MCUs or dsPIC DSCs from the Microchip web site. www.microchip.com/compilers Available for MPLAB X IDE MPLAB X SIM Software Simulator The MPLAB X SIM Software Simulator is a full-featured, cycle-accurate software simulator. In addition to simulating the CPU and the instruction set, it also supports key peripherals.
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