MDK-ARM Microcontroller Development Kit

Product Announcement from ARM Inc.

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The MDK-ARM is a complete software development environment for Cortex®-M, Cortex-R4, ARM7 and ARM9processor-based devices. MDK-ARM is specifically designed for microcontroller applications, it is easy to learn and use, yet powerful enough for the most demanding embedded applications.


  • Complete support for Cortex-M, Cortex-R4, ARM7, and ARM9 devices
  • Industry-leading ARM C/C++ Compilation Toolchain
  • µVision4 IDE, debugger, and simulation environment
  • Keil RTX deterministic, small footprint real-time operating system (with source code)
  • TCP/IP Networking Suite offers multiple protocols and various applications
  • USB Device and USB Host stacks are provided with standard driver classes
  • Complete GUI Library for embedded systems with graphical user interfaces
  • ULINKpro enables on-the-fly analysis of running applications and records every executed Cortex-M instruction
  • Complete Code Coverage information about your program's execution
  • Execution Profiler and Performance Analyzer enable program optimization
  • Numerous example projects help you quickly become familiar with MDK-ARM's powerful, built-in features
  • CMSIS Cortex Microcontoller Software Interface Standard compliant

MDK-ARM is available in four editions: MDK-Lite, MDK-Basic, MDK-Standard, and MDK-Professional. All editions provide a complete C/C++ development environment and MDK-Professional includes extensive middleware libraries. Refer to the Product Selector for more details.


  • MDK-Lite (32KB) Edition is available for download. It does not require a serial number or license key.
  • MDK-Lite can be converted into other MDK-ARM Editions with a valid Product Serial Number.