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GENERAL: OBJECT FILE FORMATS GENERATED


Information in this article applies to:

  • C51 All Versions
  • C166 All Versions
  • C251 All Versions

QUESTION

What file formats do the Keil Software tools generate?

ANSWER

The file formats generated depend on the tool sets.

8051 Tools

The Keil C51 tools use the Intel OMF-51 object module format for object modules generated by the assembler and compiler. The linker generates OMF-51 absolute object modules. The object-HEX converter generates Intel HEX files.

Download OMF51.ZIP which contains the original Intel specification.

251 Tools

The Keil C251 tools use the Intel OMF-251 object module format for object modules generated by the assembler and compiler. The linker generates OMF-251 absolute object modules. The object-HEX converter generates Intel HEX and Intel HEX-386 files.

166 Tools

The Keil C166 tools use the OMF-166 object module format for object modules generated by the assembler and compiler. The linker generates OMF-166 absolute object modules. The object-HEX converter generates Intel HEX and Intel HEX-386 files.

Download OMF166.PDF -- the PDF file for OMF166.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 22, 2005


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