Development Tools

GNU/ELF32 Toolchain

Prebuilt GNU/ELF32 Toolchain for ARC® Processors. Includes support for ARCv1, ARCv2 and ARCv3 processors. Separate prebuilt binaries are provided for little and big endian systems, for Linux development hosts. Prebuilt toolchains for use on Windows are included as part of GNU IDE for ARC packages (available from links below).

GNU/Linux Toolchain

GNU Toolchain for Embedded Linux on ARC® Processors. Includes support for ARCv1 (ARC750, ARC770), ARCv2 (ARC HS38, ARC HS38x2 and ARC HS38x4) and ARCv3 (ARC HS5x, ARC HS6x) architectures. Source code available from upstream Linux kernel repositories at

MetaWare Development Tools

The embARC Software can be used with the commercial MetaWare Development Toolkit from Synopsys. MetaWare Development Toolkit The DesignWare® ARC®  MetaWare Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is a state-of-the-art Eclipse-based solution that enables users to seamlessly integrate the creation, management and debugging of embedded applications in a single cockpit. The ARC MetaWare […]