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10 Sep 2018

MDK editions for Nuvoton devices

For users of Nuvoton devices, Keil® MDK increases its appeal with the introduction of a free version for programming Nuvoton's Arm Cortex-M0 and M23 based devices, removing a barrier for budget-limited projects.

Keil MDK Nuvoton Edition – Cortex-M0/M23 supports over 400 Nuvoton devices and features the industry-standard Arm C/C++ compiler, the Keil µVision® IDE and debugger, and sophisticated analysis tools. It provides users with a free entry to developing with Nuvoton NuMicro devices with an easy-to-use tool without sacrificing functionality. Visit for more details about how to get your free license.

In order to develop high-quality, secure embedded systems, robust and effective software development tools are required. The user-friendly Arm Keil MDK includes the best-in-class Arm compiler combined with a robust, feature-rich debugger that interfaces also to Nuvoton's NuLink debug adapter, which is an intergal part of all Nuvoton development boards. It also fully supports the security features of the TrustZone for Armv8-M cores integrates in Nuvoton's MuMicro M2351 family.

Nuvoton NuMaker M2351 development board

Nuvoton NuMaker M2351 development kit

The CMSIS-compliant device support, provided by Nuvoton, makes it straightforward to integrate numerous CMSIS software components, including CMSIS-RTOS with Keil RTX or FreeRTOS kernels. The CMSIS-RTOS implementations are supported in the µVision Debugger with the Component Viewer for kernel awareness and the Event Recorder for analyzing the dynamic run-time behavior.

Low-cost solution for all Nuvoton devices

In addition to the free offering, Keil MDK Nuvoton Edition – Cortex-M0/M4/M23 supports all Nuvoton devices, including the ones based on Arm Cortex-M4 and is available for US$ 395. The one year term based license can be purchased through Arm's online store, available at Visit for further details.

At Arm TechCon (San Jose, USA) and the Arm Tech Symposia (various locations in Asia) you can personally talk to our experts and learn how to use MDK with Nuvoton devices.

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