Vitis™ Model Composer is part of Vivado® as well as the Vitis software platform, which can be downloaded from the Xilinx website. The AI Engine library is available only in the Vitis software platform, it is not part of the Vivado installation.
The Vitis Model Composer tool is selected by default in the Xilinx Unified Installer Window irrespective of whether you choose Vitis or Vivado as a product. The following figure shows the Vitis installer window and the Vitis Model Composer install option.
Launching Vitis Model Composer
You can launch the Vitis Model Composer tool directly from the desktop or from the command line. Double-click the Vitis Model Composer icon, or launch it from the Start menu in Windows, or use the following command from the command prompt.
Vitis Model Composer supports the latest releases of
MATLAB. For more information on Supported
MATLAB versions and operating systems, refer
to Supported MATLAB Versions and Operating Systems. If you have multiple versions
of MATLAB installed on your system, the first
version found in your PATH will be used by the tool. You can edit the PATH to move
the preferred version of MATLAB to precede other
versions. You can also direct the tool to open a specific version of the tool using
-matlab option as
model_composer -matlab C:\Progra~1\MATLAB\R2021a