Megan Hansen

MCUXpresso Software and Tools - New Releases Available

Blog Post created by Megan Hansen Employee on Jan 7, 2019

NXP has released the newest versions of MCUXpresso SDK, IDE, and configuration tools. In addition to new product support, you will find these updates and enhanced features in the new releases:

 

MCUXpresso SDK v2.5.0

  • Updated support for i.MX RT1020, i.MX RT1060, i.MX7ULP, i.MX8MQ, LPC54S0xx, LPC51U68
  • Updated to latest GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain compiler (GCC Version 7-2018-q2-update)
  • Expanded device and board support for Azure Cloud Connectivity, MCU Bootloader, NXP Touch Library, Multicore SDK
  • Updated included middleware - mbedTLS, Amazon FreeRTOS(TM), emWin
  • Updates to NXP developed middleware and drivers:
    • SDMMC, SDIO, SDSPI
    • EDMA, Flash, FlexCAN, FTM, SAI, GPIO

 

MCUXpresso IDE v10.3

  • Improved SDK handling and installation
  • Upgraded GNU ARM Embedded Toolchain (to GCC Version 7-2018-q2-update)
  • Added support for MCUXpresso SDK v2.5.0
  • Upgraded integrated version of MCUXpresso Config Tools to v5
  • Improved and unified ‘Registers’ view
  • New ‘Faults’ view
  • SWO Trace for supported debug probes (P&E and SEGGER debug probes in addition to existing LPC-Link2 SWO support)
  • Enhanced Project Explorer View: visualization of selected project and build configuration
  • FreeRTOS Kernel Awareness for V10.1.1 and for reentrant newlib heap scheme

* More detail can be found in this blog as well.

 

MCUXpresso Config Tools v5.0

  • Added ability to configure USB middleware in the Peripherals Tool
  • Added Data Manager which allows overview of downloaded data, their versions, tool support information, update outdated data, or manually downloaded new data
  • Support for specifying the default core for multi-core processors
  • Improved PeripheralsTool and Clocks Tool UI and support
  • Support for exporting custom configurations to a user selected directory
  • Added ability to import/export Clocks configuration from registers state (memory dump and csv formats are supported)
  • Added in-tool tutorials (eclipse Cheat Sheets)
  • Support for copy/paste of pin(s) supported in Routed Pins view

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