Quartus Prime Lite Edition
Release date: May, 2016
Latest Release: v16.0

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The Quartus Prime software version 16.0 supports the following device families: Arria II, Cyclone IV, Cyclone V, MAX II, MAX V, and MAX 10 FPGA.      More

Download and install instructions:     More
Read Altera Software v16.0 Installation FAQ
Quick Start Guide



Note: The Quartus Prime software is a full-featured EDA product. Depending on your download speed, download times may be lengthy.

Quartus Prime Lite Edition Software (Device support included)
Quartus-lite-16.0.0.211-linux.tar
Size: 6.1 GB MD5: A3AD9370D0773F4E6AC41D1EAC4C85EE
Note: The Quartus Prime software is a full-featured EDA product. Depending on your download speed, download times may be lengthy.
Download and install instructions:     More
Read Altera Software v16.0 Installation FAQ
Quick Start Guide



Note: The Quartus Prime software is a full-featured EDA product. Depending on your download speed, download times may be lengthy.

Quartus Prime Lite Edition (Free)

Devices
You must install device support for at least one device family to use the Quartus Prime software.
Note: The Quartus Prime software is a full-featured EDA product. Depending on your download speed, download times may be lengthy.
Download and install instructions:     More
Read Altera Software v16.0 Installation FAQ
Quick Start Guide



Note: The Quartus Prime software is a full-featured EDA product. Depending on your download speed, download times may be lengthy.

Add-On Software

Stand-Alone Software
Note: The Quartus Prime software is a full-featured EDA product. Depending on your download speed, download times may be lengthy.
Download and install instructions:     Less
 1. Ensure the Quartus Prime software v16.0 is installed.
 2. Download the software update file.
 3. Extract content from downloaded file (using WinZip, WinRar, 7zip or others).
Important Note: For Winzip users, you need to turn the 'TAR file smart CR/LF conversion' option off to make it work correctly. The option can be found through settings menu -> WinZip options -> Advanced or Miscellaneous tab.
 4. Run the QuartusSetup-16.0.1.218-linux.run file.
Read Altera Software v16.0 Installation FAQ
Quick Start Guide
To learn more about the contents of the software update, refer to the release notes (PDF).

Software Update Only
Use this option if you already have the Quartus Prime software installed and just want the updates.



Complete Download
Use this option if you do not have the latest version of the Quartus Prime software installed and want to download the software and the update together. This installer will install v16.0 first and then update it to v16.0.1



Software Update Only
Use this option if you already have the Quartus Prime software installed and just want the updates.
Software and IP Updates (Latest)

Complete Download
Use this option if you do not have the latest version of the Quartus Prime software installed and want to download the software and the update together. This installer will install v16.0 first and then update it to v16.0.1
Quartus Prime Lite Edition Software Update 1 (Device support included)
Quartus-lite-16.0.1.218-linux.tar
Size: 12.0 GB MD5: 4E9C9607CA059DCB94771635774E9AEF

System Requirements

System and Software Requirements

Disk space: A full installation of the Altera Complete Design Suite v16.0 requires approximately 13GB of available disk space on the drive or partition where you are installing the software.

If you are running the Bitdefender antivirus software, you should temporarily disable the software during the Quartus Prime software download and installation process.

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Legal Notice

The Altera Software License Subscription Agreement governs the installation and use of this software.