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|Last updated:||6 Jun 2023|
|6 Jun 2023|
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 Keil MDK is the complete software development environment for a range of Arm Cortex-M based microcontroller devices. MDK includes the µVision IDE and debugger, Arm C/C++ compiler, and essential middleware components. It supports more than 9,500 devices and is easy to learn and use.
You will need a 64-bit x86 Microsoft Windows machine to run Keil MDK.
Full host platform requirements are given in the System Requirements section.
You can download the installer from the Product Download Hub .
Follow the installation instructions provided in the µVision User’s Guide .
Arm Keil MDK is license managed. Follow the license setup instructions .
The MDK-Community license is free for non-commercial use. Visit keil.arm.com to cut your personal license (requires Arm login).
A free 30 day evaluation license for MDK-Professional is also available by completing the request form .
To verify everything is installed correctly and to get started with your first project, use an example project .
Once you have copied the example, µVision opens up and you can start working with the project.
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