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MPLAB IDE
Stable release 8.92 / July 23, 2013; 16 months ago (2013-07-23)
Operating system Microsoft Windows
License Proprietary EULA
Website MPLAB X IDE

MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is a free, integrated toolset for the development of embedded applications on Microchip's PIC and dsPIC microcontrollers.

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MPLAB X IDE[edit]

MPLAB X is not a new version of the current MPLAB IDE v8 framework but is instead based on Oracle's open-source NetBeans platform. In addition to its predecessor's functionalities and compatibility with Microchip's existing development tools, the new IDE utilises many NetBeans features allowing for user-interface improvements and performance upgrades. This also includes highly anticipated[by whom?] cross-platform support in MPLAB IDE, allowing development for PIC microcontrollers on Mac OS X and Linux operating systems, in addition to Windows. This IDE also support the SDCC open source compiler on the three major OS: Mac, Linux and Windows. By using the MPLABX with SDCC one may be able to set up a complete free suite for programming Microchip PIC's in C language.

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