STM8 Flash loader demonstrator (UM0462)

The STM8 Flash loader demonstrator (FLASHER-STM8) is a free PC software utility from STMicroelectronics.

This software runs on Microsoft®OSs and communicates with the MCU system memory bootloader through the RS232.

To get an example on how to execute the device’s bootloader, refer to the application note STM32 microcontroller system memory boot mode (AN2606) available at

To get information about the USART protocol used in the STM32 MCU bootloader, refer to the application note USART protocol used in the STM32 bootloader (AN3155) available at

This software utility also contains a command line version and it is delivered with all the Microsoft® Visual Studio 12 sources code.

Key Features

  • UART system memory bootloader
  • Flash programming utility with RS232
  • Runs on Microsoft®Windows OSs


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DB2874 DB2874: STM8 Flash loader demonstrator 1.0 117.94 KB


License Agreement
Description Version Size
SLA0047 SLA0047: Image V2 - SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT 1.18 99.24 KB

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Part Number Marketing Status Supplier Software Version Download
FLASHER-STM8 Active ST 2.8.0


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