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Installing Atmel Studio is quite straightforward but before that, we have to make sure of system requirements for an easy and enjoyable experience of programming Atmel’s Microcontrollers.
There are two types of Installer Available ‘Web Installer’ and ‘Offline Installer’. Web Installer is recommended by Atmel if you have internet connection. Otherwise the Offline Installer will work fine.
Supported Operating Systems
- Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or higher
- Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 or higher
- Windows 8/8.1
- Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
- Windows 10
- 32-bit (x86)
- 64-bit (x64)
- Computer that has a 1.6 GHz or faster processor
- 1 GB RAM for x86
- 2 GB RAM for x64
- An additional 512 MB RAM if running in a Virtual Machine
- 6 GB of available hard disk space
Download Atmel Studio
|Atmel Studio 7.0 (build 1931) Web Installer (recommended) – |
This installer contains Atmel Studio 7.0 with Atmel Software Framework 3.40.0 and Atmel Toolchains. It is recommended to use this installer if you have internet access while installing.
|Atmel Studio 7.0 (build 1931) Offline I|
This installer contains Atmel Studio 7.0 with Atmel Software Framework 3.40.0 and Atmel Toolchains. Use this installer if you do not have internet access while installing.
Version number: 7.0.1931
|Atmel Studio 7.0 Release Notes – |
Release notes for Atmel Studio 7.0.1931
Installation Steps for Atmel Studio
License Terms and Condition
Accept Terms and Condition and choose installation path. It is recommended to leave it default.
Select the necessary architectures you would like to work with.
Select if you need example projects to start with.
Atmel Studio Installer will validate your system before starting the installation.
Installation will take some time according to your system performance.
You are recommended to restart your System.
After restarting the system, the installation should finish with this window. You can choose to launch Atmel Studio.