Preface

Atmel Studio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for writing and debugging AVR®/ARM® applications in Windows® XP/Windows Vista®/Windows 7/8 environments. Atmel Studio provides a project management tool, source file editor, simulator, assembler, and front-end for C/C++, programming, and on-chip debugging.

Atmel Studio supports the complete range of Microchip AVR tools. Each new release contains the latest updates for the tools as well as support for new AVR/ARM devices.

Atmel Studio has a modular architecture, which allows interaction with 3rd party software vendors. GUI plugins and other modules can be written and hooked to the system. Contact Microchip for more information.