Download DrivExpress™ 2.0.0
Please download the correct version of DrivExpress from the table below. When downloading DrivExpress, please choose the version (32-bit/64-bit) that matches the simulator you are using, NOT the operating system. For example, if using Modelsim, select the 32-bit version; if using Questa64, select the 64-bit version, regardless of the operating system you're using.
DriveExpress 1.3 legacy download files are still available [click here]
DriveExpress 1.0 legacy download files are still available [click here]
DriveExpress 1.3 Documentation [click here]
DriveExpress 2.0.0 Install Files (JAR format)
|Mentor Graphics 32/64-bit simulators including: ModelSim Altera Starter Edition (ASE), ModelSim Altera Edition (AE), ModelSim PE/SE/DE 10.0a or later, Questa Sim 10.1a or later||Mentor 32-bit||Mentor 64-bit|
|Cadence 32/64-bit simulators including: NCSim 10.2 or later||Cadence 32-bit||Cadence 64-bit|
|Synopsys 32-bit simulators including: VCS, VCS-MX 2011.12 or later||Synopsys 32-bit|
When downloading the JAR files, you will see a dialog box like the one below. Please click on the "Download" button to confirm the download.
|Installation Guide||Installation guide for DrivExpress versions 1.0, 1.3, and 2.0.0||Installation Guide|
|Release Notes 2.0.0||Release notes for release 2.0.0||Release Notes|
|English User Manual 2.0.0||User guide for DrivExpress version 2.0.0. The DrivExpress installer includes this guide, but this link is provided for convenience||User Manual|
|Simple Design Example||Easy to understand and modify, this simple project targets a Qsys-based Stratix V Gen3x4 core with Avalon MM interface. The test bench performs simple reads and writes to an on-chip RAM via PCIe. Compatible with DrivExpress running on ModelSim.||Design Example|
|Intel*||Quartus II 12.1, 13.0, and 13.1 (including all service packs and patches)|
MentorGraphics 32/64-bit simulators including: ModelSim Altera Starter Edition (ASE), ModelSim Altera Edition (AE), ModelSim PE/SE/DE 10.0a or later, Questa Sim 10.1a or later
Synopsys 32-bit simulators including: VCS, VCS-MX 2011.12 or later
Cadence 32/64-bit simulators including: NCSim 10.2 or later
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 7, RedHat Enterprise 5 and 6, CentOS 5 and 6|
*Contact Macnica for support for earlier versions of Quartus
**Contact Macnica for VCS or NCsim support
To register for a DrivExpress license, please fill out our license request form.