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Operating System Support for Intel FPGA Software Version 18.0(1)
Software Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit) Windows 8.1 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 SUSE SLE 12 Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
Quartus Prime Pro Edition software (5)
Quartus Prime Standard Edition software (5)
Quartus Prime Lite Edition software (5)
ModelSim-Intel FPGA Edition software (2) (2)(3) (2) (2) (2) (2) (2)
ModelSim-Intel FPGA Starter Edition software (2) (2)(3) (2) (2) (2) (2) (2)
Nios II EDS Pro
Nios II EDS Standard
DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs
Quartus II Stand-Alone Programmer (6)
Intel SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite (2)
Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL ™
Intel Advanced Link Analyzer (4) (4) (4) (4) (4)
HLS Compiler

Notes:
  1. Intel FPGA software only supports 64-bit versions of the OS listed in above table, unless specified.
  2. The 32-bit library files are required to run the software.
  3. Windows 8.0 only.
  4. Both 32-bit and 64-bit are supported.
  5. Only KDE desktop manager is supported.
  6. The 32-bit Quartus II Stand-Alone Programmer is only supported in Standard edition.
Minimum Disk Space for Intel FPGA Software Version 18.0
Software Minimum Disk Space
Quartus Prime Pro Edition 35 GB
Quartus Prime Standard Edition 38 GB
Quartus Prime Lite Edition 14 GB
Stand-Alone Programmer 1.7 GB
Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL 36 GB
Intel SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite 6 GB
Intel Advanced Link Analyzer 3 GB


Intel recommends that your system be configured to provide virtual memory equal to the recommended physical RAM that is required to process your design.


Recommended Physical RAM for Intel Devices 18.0
Family Recommended Physical RAM
Arria 10 18-48 GB
V GZ 8-16 GB
V 6-16 GB
II GZ 4-8 GB
II GX 1.5-6 GB
Cyclone 10 GX 18 GB
10 LP 512 MB - 1.5 GB
V 6-8 GB
IV GX 512 MB - 2 GB
IV E 512 MB - 1.5 GB
MAX 10 512 MB - 2 GB
V 512 MB
II 512 MB
Stratix 10 80-128 GB
V 8-28 GB
IV 2-12 GB
The Quartus Prime software version 18.0 supports the following EDA tools.
Synthesis Tools Version NativeLink
Support
Pro Standard
Mentor Graphics Precision 2017.1 (1)
Synopsys® Synplify, Synplify Pro, and Synplify Premier 2017.09 (2)

Notes:
  1. Mentor Graphics Precision versions that support the Intel Quartus Prime software are typically released after the release of the Intel Quartus Prime software. Contact Mentor Graphics for versions of Mentor Graphics Precision that support Intel Quartus Prime Standard Edition Software Release Version 18.0.
  2. Synopsys Synplify, Synplify Pro, and Synplify Premier versions that support the Intel Quartus Prime software are typically released after the release of the Intel Quartus Prime software. Contact Synopsys for versions of Synopsys Synplify, Synplify Pro, and Synplify Premier Precision that support Intel Quartus Prime Standard Edition Software Release Version 18.0.

Simulation Tools Version NativeLink
Support
Pro Standard Pro Standard
Aldec Active-HDL 10.4a
(Windows 32-bit only)
10.3
(Windows only)
Aldec Riviera-PRO 2017.10.67.6735
(64-bit only)
2015.10
Cadence INCISIV Enterprise Simulator (IES) 15.20
(64-bit Linux only)
14.20
(Linux only)
Cadence Xcelium* Parallel Simulator 17.04
(64-bit Linux only)
14.20
(Linux only)
Mentor Graphics ModelSim® PE 10.6c
(Windows 32-bit only)
10.4d
Mentor Graphics ModelSim® SE 10.6c
(64-bit only)
10.4d
Mentor Graphics ModelSim-Intel FPGA 10.6c
(32-bit only)
10.5b
Mentor Graphics Questa® 10.6c
(64-bit only)
10.4d
Synopsys VCS and VCS MX 2017.03-SP2-1
(64-bit Linux only)
2014.12-SP1
(Linux only)

Formal Verification Tools
(Equivalence Checking)
Version NativeLink Support
Cadence Encouter Conformal 8.1


The DSP Builder software version 18.0 supports the following EDA tools.
Tools Version
Pro Standard
MATLAB R2017b
R2017a
R2016b
R2016a
R2015b
R2013a