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Installation & Activation

Arm provides software developers working with Nuvoton devices based on the Arm Cortex-M0 and M23 processors with a free-to-use professional tool suite for commercial use.

The free Keil MDK Nuvoton Edition – Cortex-M0/ M0+/ M23 edition includes the Arm C/C++ Compiler, the Keil RTX5 real-time operating system kernel, and the µVision IDE and debugger.
If you also wish to program Nuvoton's Arm Cortex-M4/ M7 based devices, purchase the Keil MDK-ARM Cortex-M for Nuvoton – Cortex-M4/M7 online.

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In order to use this edition, follow these three easy steps:

Download and install the IDE.
Activate the product.
Use example projects to get started quickly.
Build a project that requires Arm Compiler 5 in Keil MDK 5.37 or newer version.


1. Download Arm Keil MDK
2. Run the downloaded MDK5xx.exe installer. 7_1
3. Select your installation location (default is C:\Keil_v5). If you have existing MDK installations that you want to keep, select a new folder.
4. In Pack Installer, click Install to download and install the device family packs supplied by Nuvoton.
5. MDK is now ready to use. Launch µVision to create new projects.


Login with an account that has administration rights.
Right-click the µVision icon and select Run as Administrator... from the context menu.
Open the dialog File — License Management... and select the Single-User License tab.
1. Please CLICK Get Keil MDK LIC (License ID Code), you will be directed to an online form. Next, fill the form and submit. An e-mail is sent back with the License ID Code (LIC) within a few minutes.
2. To activate the product, enter the LIC in the field New License ID Code (LIC) of the dialog License Management.
3. Click Add LIC.

Example projects

1. Open the Pack Installer from the µVision toolbar.
2. Switch to the Examples tab. From the list of available example select the example you want to install. The Devices tab allows to filter for specific devices or device series.
3. When pressing Copy, a dialog box will ask for the desired destination. The example will be directly installed into this folder. Folders that do not exist will be created automatically.
  Tick Launch µVision to open the project after installation.


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