Launching the Vivado IDE from the Command Line on Windows or Linux - 2023.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Design Flows Overview (UG892)

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Enter the following command at the command prompt:


When you enter this command, it automatically runs vivado -mode gui to launch the Vivado IDE. If you need help, type vivado -help.

Tip: To add the Vivado tools path to your current shell/command prompt, run settings64.bat or from the <install_path>/Vivado/<version> directory.

When launching the Vivado Design Suite from the command line, change directory to your project directory so that the Vivado tool will write its log and journal files to your project directory. This makes it easy to locate and review these files as needed.