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Atmel Offers Free Development Software for its AVR 32-Bit Microcontrollers

AVR32 Studio Supports all AVR32 Products and the Entire Toolchain

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 20 / - Atmel® Corporation announced today the release of the AVR®32 Studio, which ties together the entire tool-chain for code development for the AVR32 AP7 and UC3 families. AVR32 Studio integrates with the AVR32 GNU toolchain including GCC for building applications for AVR32.

The AVR32 Studio Integrated Development Environment includes a source code editor with syntax highlighting and support for writing and debugging stand-alone and Linux® applications. It can fully control all development tools, such as the STK®1000 development board, EVK1100/1101 evaluation kits, JTAGICE mkII emulator and AVR32 Network Gateway kit.

"AVR32 Studio again proves Atmel's devotion to making powerful but easy to use development tools. Our main criteria when designing the AVR32 Studio has been making all controls intuitive and user friendly, while at the same time allowing the possibility for more advanced functionality," trsaid Odd Jostein Svendsli, Director of Product Marketing for AVR and AVR32 development tools. "An extensive on-line help system with many step by step tutorials further simplifies the process of getting started with the AVR32 Studio and the GNU toolchain," he added.

The AVR32 Studio is built on Eclipse(TM), making it possible to add numerous plug-ins to further extend the functionality. Features like version control systems, bug tracking and action lists can be added via third party plug-ins, which helps developers keep track of their projects, eliminate errors in the code and eventually reduce time to market.

The full release of AVR32 Studio is available for free from AVR32 Studio can automatically detect and download updates, new parts and tools support without user input.

The GNU tool-chain for the AVR32 is available from, along with a full Linux version 2.6.18 port. A single Windows installer including both AVR32 Studio and the GNU tool-chain is also available.

About Atmel

Atmel is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on consumer, industrial, security, communications, computing and automotive markets.

Source: Atmel Corporation

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