Complete RISC-V ecosystem


Ashling is a member of RISC-V International working closely on the evolution of RISC-V and we are a leading supplier of RISC-V development tools including our RiscFree™ IDE, Debugger and Opella-XD Debug Probe which are described below. Ashling also engages and cooperates with leading OEMs and semiconductor companies to successfully develop custom RISC-V engineering solutions including Tools and Services. The combination of Ashling’s deep technical know-how and a close working relationship with the end-customer enables us to provide best-in-class solutions tailored to your needs.

RiscFree™ for RISC-V IDE and Debugger

RiscFree™ is Ashling’s Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and Debugger for RISC-V based development.

Figure 1. RiscFree™ Debug View

Features include:

  • IDE based on Eclipse with full source and project creation, editing, build and debug support.
  • Integrated GCC and/or LLVM compiler toolchains.
  • Full support for all RISC-V 32-bit and 64-bit cores including:
    • Alibaba XuanTie C906, C910, E902 & E906
    • Andes 32-bit: N25F, D25F, A25, A25MP, A27, A27L2, N45, D45, A45, A45MP and 64-bit: NX25F, AX25, AX25MP, AX27, AX27L2, NX45, AX45, AX45MP
    • CHIPS Alliance CHIPS Alliance SweRV
    • lowRISC
    • NXP
    • Open-ISA VEGA
    • OpenHW Group CORE-V
    • PULP Platform
    • Rocket
    • SiFive 32-bit: E2, E3 and E7 series and 64-bit: S2, S5, S7, U5 and U7 series
    • Syntacore
    • Wave Computing (MIPS) RISC-V ISA
    • WD SweRV EH1, EH2, EH3 and EL2 series

Contact Ashling if your core is not listed as support is being extended continuously.

  • Heterogeneous (e.g. Arm + RISC-V) and homogeneous debug support for multi-core SoCs sharing a single debug interface (e.g. via JTAG, cJTAG or Serial Wire Debug (SWD)).

Please see here for more details on RiscFree™.

Opella-XD for RISC-V Debug Probe

Opella-XD is Ashling’s high-speed Debug Probe for all RISC-V Devices. Features include:

  • Full support for all RISC-V 32-bit and 64-bit devices using debug interfaces including JTAG, cJTAG and SWD.
  • Multi-core, heterogeneous and homogeneous debug scan-chain support via JTAG, cJTAG and SWD.

Please see here for more details on Opella-XD.


Figure 2. Opella-XD Debug Probe

RiscFree™ for RISC-V Evaluation Download

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RiscFree for RISC-V, v1.3.3, 30th April 2021

New features in this release

  • RiscFree now supports Linux OS platform (Debian 9 and CentOS 7).
  • RiscFree now supports Western Digital RISC-V SweRV (EH2, EL2, ELX2S) cores.
  • RiscFree now supports a dedicated Global Variables view.
  • RiscFree now supports debug connection without halting the target for RISC-V and ARC devices.

Licensing Terms and Conditions

This software is free to use for evaluation and non-commercial use. For commercial use, you need to purchase a license before starting any actual development work. Contact Ashling for pricing and licensing details. By the act of installing this software package, reviewing the license agreement (during the install process) and clicking “Next” you subscribe to and agree to the licensing terms outlined.

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