Features and Benefits

  • Fully integrated user interface including project management, debugging, profiling and plotting.
  • Support a variety of debug targets (emulation, simulation, compiled simulation and 3rd party offerings).
  • C/C++ compiler, assembler (with C data type support), expert linker and loader.
  • VisualDSP++ Kernel (VDK) with multiprocessor messaging capability.
  • Automation API and Automation Aware Scripting Engine.
  • Background Telemetry Channel (BTC) support with data streaming capability.
  • Profile-Guided Optimization (PGO).
  • TCP/IP & USB Support and Processor configuration/Start-up code wizard (Blackfin processors).
  • Multiple project management (SHARC and TigerSHARC processors).

Product Details

VisualDSP++® is an easy-to-install and easy-to-use integrated software development and debugging environment (IDDE) that enables efficient management of projects from start to finish from within a single interface.

Because project development and debugging is integrated, you can move quickly and easily between editing, building, and debugging activities. Key features include the native C/C++ compiler, advanced graphical plotting tools, statistical profiling, and the VisualDSP++ kernel (VDK), which allows a user’s code to be implemented in a more structured and easier-to-scale manner. Other features include assembler, linker, libraries, splitter, cycle-accurate and functional-accurate simulators, emulator support, and more. VisualDSP++ offers programmers a powerful yet easy-to-use programming tool with flexibility that significantly reduces the time to market.

Downloads And Related Software

Software Modules

2D Graphics Primitives, Blackfin

The 2D Graphics Primitives (BF2DGL) library for the Blackfin processor implements primitives, which are based on the Open GL-ES/OpenCV APIs and are supported with wrapper example code for the OpenGL-ES/OpenCV, GLUT, and extended APIs.

Systems Requirements

  • Windows XP Professional SP3 (32-bit only).
  • Windows Vista Business/Enterprise/Ultimate SP2 (32-bit only). It is recommended to install the software in a non-UAC-protected location.
  • Windows 7 Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate (32 and 64-bit). It is recommended to install the software in a non-UAC-protected location.
  • Windows 8 Professional/Enterprise (32 and 64-bit). It is recommended to install the software in a non-UAC-protected location.
  • 2 GHz single core processor (minimum); >3.3 GHz dual core (recommended).
  • 1 GB RAM (minimum); >4 GB (recommended).

Related Hardware (2)

Emulator Hardware


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