Installing Examples and Libraries - 2021.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Application Acceleration Development (UG1393)

Document ID
UG1393
ft:locale
English (United States)
Release Date
2021-12-15
Version
2021.2 English

You can download and install sample applications from the Templates page when working through the New Application Project wizard, or from within an existing project by selecting Xilinx > Examples. This displays the Vitis IDE Examples dialog box as shown in the following figure.

Figure 1. Vitis IDE Examples Dialog Box

The left side of the dialog box shows Vitis IDE Examples Repository, and has a download command for each category. The right side of the dialog box shows the directory to where the examples downloaded and the URL from where the examples are downloaded. Click Download next to Vitis IDE Examples to download the examples and populate the dialog box.

The command menu at the bottom left of the Vitis IDE Examples dialog box provides two commands to manage the repository of examples:

Refresh
Refreshes the list of downloaded examples to download any updates from the Vitis Examples GitHub repository.
Reset
Deletes the downloaded examples from the .Xilinx folder.
Tip: Corporate firewalls can restrict outbound connections. Specific proxy settings might be necessary.

You can also download Vitis Accelerated Libraries from the New Application Project wizard, or by selecting the Xilinx > Libraries menu command. For more information on the available libraries and their uses, refer to Vitis Libraries.

Figure 2. Vitis IDE Libraries Dialog Box