Launching the Vitis Unified IDE - 2023.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Embedded Software Development (UG1400)

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This section explains the steps to launch the Vitis Unified IDE.
  1. Use the following command to load the Vitis software platform environment.
    source <Vitis_Installation_Directory>/
  2. Use the following command to launch the Vitis Unified IDE.
    vitis -w <workspace>

    where <workspace> indicates a folder to hold all of the contents of your design project. The workspace is used to group together the source and data files that make up a design, or multiple designs, and stores the configuration of the tool for that workspace.

For other supported launch modes, see Vitis Unified IDE Launch Options.

Note: Before launching the AMD Vitis™ Unified IDE, you can set up other environmental settings to ensure that the tool can pick up these settings. For example, you can set up Xilinx Runtime (XRT) for building and running data center acceleration applications:
source <XRT_Install_Path>/
You can set up the platform repository path with the following example:
export PLATFORM_REPO_PATHS=<platform_path>

The vitis command launches the Vitis Unified IDE with your defined options. It provides options for specifying the workspace and options of the project. The following sections describe the vitis command options.

The following screen is displayed when the Vitis Unified IDE is launched.

Figure 1. Vitis Unified IDE Welcome Screen