TThe FT9xx Toolchain is a free tool to enable code development and debug for the FT9xx series and are based on plug-ins for the free popular IDE using the GCC compiler. Driver support for each of the main functional units of the MCUs are also included in the installation package, provided as C code and precompiled binaries in addition to sample projects.
Click here to download and install the FT9xx Toolchain (V.2.5.0).
Legacy support for FT9xx tool chain release:
Unsupported previous FT900 tool chain releases:
The installation package provides a simple setup executable to guide users through an automatic installation and configuration. Refer to AN 325 FT9xx Toolchain Installation Guide for more information.
The Eclipse IDE itself will provide a comprehensive design environment including a project explorer, colour coded text editor and additional error and warning windows. Compilations and deployment of project code to the target hardware may all be handled within the IDE.
Additional tools provided as part of the toolchain include a one wire programmer and debugger interface, plus the ability to update firmware over DFU – the USB Device Firmware Update port.
Software Examples supplied with the installation package, may be used as reference material to develop further projects or to verify existing hardware functionality. The default location where these can be found is: