Adding Additional Tools and Devices - 2021.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation, and Licensing

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You can incrementally add additional tools, devices or even upgrade Vivado editions post-install. This is useful for users that have chosen to install a subset of devices and/or tools.

To add new tools or devices:

  • For Windows clients, click the Start menu, and select Xilinx Design Tools > Vivado <version> > Add Design Tools or Devices.
  • For Linux clients, select Vivado > Help > Add Design Tools or Devices.

If you have installed the Vivado ML Standard or ML Enterprise Edition, you are presented with the option to upgrade the edition.

Figure 1. Vivado Design Suite Upgrade - Select Edition

Based on the above selection, you are presented with all available tools and devices that can be added to the current installation.

You can also add tools or devices from the Xilinx Information Center (XIC).