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Keil MDK Nuvoton Edition

Keil MDK is the ideal development tool suite to help engineers get high-quality Arm microcontroller-based products to market fast. This edition of MDK supports all Arm Cortex-M based devices from Nuvoton (including support for secure/non-secure programming). It is the essential toolchain for projects of any size.


Which edition?

This limited feature edition is aimed at the developer who exclusively codes Nuvoton devices. It includes a compiler, debugger, and µVision IDE. However, middleware isn’t included.

For those developers coding for security, the inclusion of the Cortex-M23 secure/non-secure in this edition provides access to hardware-enforced isolation capability between the trusted and non-trusted resources in the device. 

Features & Specifications

µVision IDE
MDK's intuitive IDE has been specifically optimized for embedded developers over many years. In addition to bringing together essential development tools and system views, it features the Pack Installer, an intelligent component manager that takes care of downloading, installing, and keeping track of inter-dependencies for each pack component used in the code.

C/C++ compilation toolchain
The Arm Compiler and C/C++ libraries have been tuned for real-world embedded applications. With comprehensive support for modern C/C++ language standards, the toolchain generates highly efficient code for microcontrollers

µVision debugger
In addition to responsive run-control debug, MDK enables the use of non-intrusive ETM or ITM CoreSight trace data to facilitate debug and system optimization when paired with a compatible debug probe from the ULINK family. Nuvoton’s Nu-Link probes are fully supported as well.

System Analyzer
By combining software data with CPU performance counters and actual power measurement (requires ULINKplus), System Analyzer allows quick identification of issues related to timing, performance and/or power consumption.

Commercial development and support

The Keil MDK Nuvoton edition can be used in any commercial development and is fully supported by Arm. The license entitles you to one year of product updates and technical support.

Host operating system

MDK is compatible with Microsoft Windows® 11, 10, and 8.1 operating systems.