How to Get a Free License for Xilinx Vivado ML Standard Edition
Xilinx Vivado ML is a design suite for creating applications and systems based on Xilinx devices. It offers various features and tools for designing, simulating, debugging, and deploying FPGA and ACAP solutions. Vivado ML comes in two editions: Standard and Enterprise. The Standard Edition is free and supports a limited set of AMD devices, while the Enterprise Edition is paid and supports all AMD devices.
If you want to get a free license for Xilinx Vivado ML Standard Edition, you need to follow these steps:
Download and install Vivado ML Standard Edition from the Xilinx website. You can choose the web installer or the full installer depending on your preference.
After completing the installation, the Xilinx License Configuration Manager (XCLM) will start automatically and guide you through the licensing process. You can also launch XCLM manually from the Start menu or the Vivado ML program group.
Select \"Get Free ISE WebPACK, Vivado HL WebPACK or SDx WebPACK License\" and click \"Connect Now\". This will open a web browser and direct you to the Xilinx Product Licensing Site.
Log in with your Xilinx account credentials or create a new account if you don't have one. You will need to provide some basic information such as your name, email address, and country.
Select \"Vivado Design Suite: HL WebPACK 2022.2\" from the list of available licenses and click \"Generate Node-Locked License\". This will create a license file that is tied to your computer's host ID.
Download the license file and save it to a convenient location on your computer. You can also choose to email the license file to yourself for backup purposes.
Go back to XCLM and click \"Load License\". Browse to the location where you saved the license file and select it. Click \"Open\" and then \"Copy License\". This will copy the license file to the default license directory.
Click \"Refresh License Status\" to verify that your license is valid and active. You should see a green check mark next to your license file name.
Click \"Close\" to exit XCLM. You can now launch Vivado ML Standard Edition and start using it for free.
Congratulations! You have successfully obtained a free license for Xilinx Vivado ML Standard Edition. You can use this license for as long as you want, but you will need to renew it every year by following the same steps. You can also upgrade to Vivado ML Enterprise Edition if you need more features and device support. For more information about Vivado ML licensing and activation, please refer to the Licensing Solution Center on the Xilinx website.