About this Install Guide

This guide is intended to get you up and running with this tool quickly with the most common settings. For a thorough review of all options, refer to the official documentation.

Arm Fixed Virtual Platforms (FVPs) are provided as a library of ready to use platforms.

Arm Development Tools

An appropriate subset of the FVP library is installed with Arm Development Studio and Keil MDK Professional Edition.

Download installer packages

You can download the FVP library installer from the Product Download Hub .

Linux (AArch64 and x86) and Windows (x86 only) hosts are supported.

For more information about the Product Download Hub, refer to the Product Download Hub installation guide .

Install FVP library


Unzip the downloaded installation archive.

It is easiest to run the installation wizard (setup.exe), and follow on-screen instructions.


Unpack the downloaded package, and install the FVP library with the supplied script.


            ./FVP_ARM_Std_Library.sh --i-agree-to-the-contained-eula --no-interactive

For full list of available options, use:


            ./FVP_ARM_Std_Library.sh --help

Set up the product license

FVPs are license managed. License setup instructions are available in the Arm Licensing install guide .

Arm Development Tools

The FVPs provided with Arm Development Studio and/or Keil MDK Professional Edition use the license of that product, not that of the FVP library.

Verify installation

To verify everything is working OK, navigate to the install directory, and launch any of the supplied FVP executables. No additional command options are needed.

For example:



The FVP will launch, and output text in a terminal similar to:


        telnetterminal0: Listening for serial connection on port 5000
telnetterminal1: Listening for serial connection on port 5001
telnetterminal2: Listening for serial connection on port 5002


A visualization of the FVP will also be displayed.

Terminate the FVP with Ctrl+C.


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