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Atollic TrueSTUDIO v5.0 is released!

Atollic TrueSTUDIO 5.0

The new TrueSTUDIO® v5.0 is a major upgrade with many improvements and new features. It contains a complete GUI facelift providing a modern appearance, themeable look, and a new windowing system with a much more flexible layout and docking solution.

TrueSTUDIO v5.0 also adds strong support for dual-monitor and multiple-monitor systems. This enables power users to have more perspectives, editors and docking views open at the same time, using two or more monitors connected to the same PC. This version update also includes many improvements to the editor, build system and debugger, and adds support for many new target devices and boards.


  • Upgraded to the latest Eclipse components. A lot of work have been spent on fixing, improving and polishing the new Eclipse versions, including re-applying our Eclipse GUI cleanup and simplification, as well as numerous modifications to improve quality and suitability of standard Eclipse for embedded development.
  • Thanks to the new Eclipse versions, TrueSTUDIO is now theme-able and it is possible to download and install Eclipse plug-ins that change the look of TrueSTUDIO, such as coloring, gradient fills, shadows, rounded corners, etc. Some of them even provides a configuration GUI to design your own GUI theme.
  • A new "Quick access" search field in main toolbar can be used to find and open GUI objects like views, perspectives, menu commands, preference settings, etc. For example, type “SWV” to quickly find all SWV views, and other GUI commands related to SWV.
  • #includes can be organized in the editor (use Shift+Ctrl+O in C/C++ editor). #include statements are automatically added/removed/resorted as needed dependent on the file dependencies. The command works on the active editor file, not globally in the project.
  • The debugger expressions view have support for entering symbol names using regular expressions.
  • The debugger memory view can render the memory as floating point values
  • TrueSTUDIO now have even better support for dual-monitor and multiple-monitor computers, which is great for power users. For example, do C/C++ editing one monitor 1, basic debugging on monitor 2, keep RTOS and tracing debugger views on monitor 3, and version control system and bug database views on monitor 4.
  • The build console now have an optional line wrap feature
  • The makefile editor now have content assist and bracket matching
  • When the gdb debugger command line is used to update the debug status, for example by modifying variable or memory values, settings breakpoints etc, the GUI views now detect this automatically and refresh themselves accordingly.
  • The open-source OpenOCD gdbserver can now be selected in the debugger configuration GUI
  • The copy protection system is improved in several ways; in particular for floating network licenses.
  • Extra bug database connectors can now be installed, for additional types of bug database systems.
  • SVN+SSH protocol is now supported for the Subversion client
  • Support for FreeRTOS v8 RTOS debugging
  • Updated Java  Runtime Environment
  • Updated documentation
  • A large number of bug fixes and minor improvements have been made

Improved target support

TrueSTUDIO v5.0 have massively improved target support. The product now supports over 2300 ARM devices, and almost 150 evaluation boards. Some target support news:

Chip vendor updates

  • Spansion is added as a supported semiconductor vendor
  • Silicon labs is added as a supported semiconductor vendor

MCU updates

  • Added Atmel SAMD20E18 device (Cortex-M0+)
  • Added Freescale Kinetis KV10 Series (Cortex-M0+)
  • Added Freescale Kinetis KE02Z (v2.0), 40 MHz, (Cortex-M0+)
  • Added Infineon new XMC1100, XMC120x, XMC130x devices (Cortex-M0)
  • Added Infineon new XMC4108, XMC4504 devices (Cortex-M4)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F04x, 32K, devices (Cortex-M0)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F031xx devices (Cortex-M0)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F051xx devices (Cortex-M0)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F071xx devices (Cortex-M0)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F072xx devices (Cortex-M0)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F078xx devices (Cortex-M0)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32L1xx, 512K, devices (Cortex-M3)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F301/302, 64K, devices (Cortex-M4)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F33x, devices (Cortex-M4)
  • Added STMicroelectronics STM32F401xD, STM32F401xE, devices (Cortex-M4)

Board updates

  • Added Freescale TWR-KV10Z32 board
  • Added Freescale TWR-K64F120M board
  • Added STMicroelectronics NUCLEO-F030R8 board
  • Added STMicroelectronics NUCLEO-F103RB board
  • Added STMicroelectronics NUCLEO-F401RE board
  • Added STMicroelectronics NUCLEO-L152RE board

Standard peripheral library and microcontroller software

  • Added Atmel SVD files for SAM4L, SAM4E, and SAM D20 Series
  • Updated Atmel SVD files for most Atmel microcontrollers
  • Updated Infineon header and SVD files for XMC1100, XMC1200, and XMC1300
  • Updated STM32F0 firmware library to version 1.3

New Atollic ST-LINK GDB Server version 1.9.0

  • Added flash support for STM32F04x
  • Added flash support for STM32F301
  • Added flash support for STM32F333/334
  • Added flash support for STM32L0xx
  • Added flash support for STM32L1xxxxxxA
  • Added flash support for STM32L1xxxE (512K Flash version)
  • Solved problem with STM32L and programming EEPROM
  • Using new STLinkUSBDriver.dll
  • Using new stlink_winusb driver for STM32 Nucleo boards
  • New ST-LinkUpgrade.exe V2.J19 (works also with STM32 Nucleo boards)
  • Note! ST-Link firmware needs to be updated to V2.J19.

New P&E Micro GDB Server for Freescale Kinetis

  • Adding support for many new devices

New Segger GDB Server V4.82

  • Adding support for many new devices

Fixed missing RM48 board and MCU for Segger JTRACE probe

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50% migration discount for CodeWarrior users to Atollic TrueSTUDIO Pro

Migrate from from Code Warrior Developer Studio to TrueSTUDIO Pro

Receive a discount of 50% on your purchase of Atollic TrueSTUDIO Pro for ARM by providing us with proof of a commercial license of CodeWarrior Developer Studio for Microcontrollers. Promotion valid through September 30, 2014 for CodeWarrior users with proof of an existing, commercial license.

Atollic appointed by Freescale as a founding partner of new Kinetis featured IDE initiative

Atollic announced that its award-winning IDE, Atollic TrueSTUDIO®, has been selected by Freescale as one of only 4  professional embedded development tools designated as a featured IDE for Kinetis MCUs.

“Freescale’s commercial tools strategy for Kinetis MCUs moving forward is based on featuring a small number of the ARM® ecosystem’s professional IDEs to provide our customers with best-in-class development options today and in the future,” says JC Bodet, Director of Microcontroller Software and Services at Freescale. “Atollic TrueSTUDIO offers the modern software engineering capabilities built on the open Eclipse and GNU industry standards that Kinetis device customers are requesting.”

Atollic TrueSTUDIO for Kinetis MCUs

By virtue of being based on Eclipse and using the GNU collection of development tools, Atollic TrueSTUDIO is believed to offer the easiest migration path for customers who wish to upgrade from their legacy Eclipse/GNU tools such as CodeWarrior Developer Studio for Microcontrollers to something more powerful and modern. Also, Processor Expert software, Freescale’s software configuration tool, is an Eclipse plug-in that will easily install and run within Atollic TrueSTUDIO.

Providing the widest feature set of any professional embedded integrated development environment (IDE) available on the market, Atollic TrueSTUDIO has many powerful features such as parallel compilation, RTOS aware debugger with a built-in crash analyzer, and support for multicore and multiprocessor debugging. Event, data and instruction tracing, real-time variable watch view, MISRA-C checking, code complexity analysis and source code review features are also included as standard.

Target support is provided for Freescale’s comprehensive portfolio of ARM-based solutions including Kinetis MCUs based on ARM Cortex®-M cores, Vybrid controller solutions built on Cortex-M and Cortex-A cores and i.MX applications processors based on Cortex-A cores.

“We are absolutely delighted to have TrueSTUDIO selected by Freescale as a featured IDE for Kinetis devices,” comments Magnus Unemyr, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Atollic. He continues, “We are fully committed to supporting Freescale’s Kinetis MCU product roadmap and firmly believe that Atollic TrueSTUDIO offers the best way for developers to “future proof” their development investment while also leveraging state of the art tools across their team.

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