STMicroelectronics' STM8 family of 8-bit microcontrollers is supported by a complete range of software tools both from ST and third-parties.
It encompasses traditional integrated development environments – IDEs with C compilers and debuggers complemented by ST's STM-STUDIO, run-time variable monitoring and visualization tool to fine tune the debugging and validation of applications.
C compilers are available from Cosmic, IAR and Raisonance, with free versions up to 32KB of code.
Cosmic's toolchain for the STM8 family is part of a complete and uniform product line incorporating over 20 years of innovative design and development. Cosmic tools for STM8, 32K Special Edition limited to 32K bytes of code, one year free license available at Cosmic.