New Kinetis Expert Pins Tool V1.0 Available!

Document created by Erich Styger Employee on Jun 7, 2016Last modified by Diana Torres on Feb 28, 2017
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The new NXP Pins tool which has been showcased at FTF 2016 in Austin is now available as Web and Desktop application.

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The Kinetis Expert Pins Tool makes configuring, muxing and routing of pins very easy and fast. It provides real-time feedback of conflicts and provides an intuitive graphical interface with several views. The tool generates Kinetis SDK V2.0 compatible sources files which can be directly integrated into C/C++ applications.

The Pins tool is available both as Web application (no installation needed) and as a Desktop application for Linux, Mac and Windows.



You can use the Web version from Welcome to Kinetis Expert | Kinetis Expert.


It is available for download as Desktop version from Software Development Kit for Kinetis MCUs|NXP

(Windows, Mac OS X and Linux 64bit) under the 'Software' category:

There are two different installer types:

  1. 'offline' is a 130 MByte download. This method is recommended for slower internet connections or for installation on multiple machines.
  2. 'online' is a small 500 KByte download, all the other installation data will be loaded from the internet during installation.

Mac OS X and Linux installers are 64bit. For Windows there are both 32bit and 64bit installers available.


Documenation is availble on Software Development Kit for Kinetis MCUs|NXP in the documenation download section, as well attached to this article (Getting Started is available in Chinese):

An overview and tutorial can be found here:


We hope you find this tool useful!

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