The SPC5 family of automotive microcontrollers is supported by a full range of state-of-the-art software tools from both ST and from major third parties.

ST works continuously with our third-party partners to ensure that the latest devices in the SPC5 family are supported by these software tools. Some software tools, such as the SPC5-Studio integrated development environment, can be directly downloaded for free from this website.

SPC5-Sudio offers a unmatched solution to build applications easily with SPC56 MCU’s. It's a user friendly integrated development environment with graphic wizards to create applications in a few clicks. It includes a GNU C Compiler (with a 30days fully free trial license) for end to end executable code creation, debug perspective for PLS UDE starter version for ST (128Kbyte free perpetual) ,a configurable low level drivers suite, an open source operating system (Chibios) and a set of test applications already matched with SPC56 family discovery kits and other power devices expansion boards from ST or 3rd parties.

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SPC5-Studio development environment for SPC5 MCUs

SPC5-Studio is a free Eclipse integrated development environment that has been designed specifically for SPC56 automotive MCUs. It includes everything you need to graphically design and compile your SPC5 automotive application:

  • Integrates an optimized GNU 'C' compiler by HighTec on a 30-day full-featured trial license
  • Works with a growing library of low-level drivers
  • An online community has been set up so that you can share knowledge with to other developers