Tool Support Differences

The following tables list development tools and plugins that where supported in MPLAB® IDE v8 and whether or not they will be supported in MPLAB X IDE.

Table: Tool Support Differences

Development Tool In MPLAB® X IDE?
PICkit™ 3
PICkit 2
PICkit 1
MPLAB® ICD 3
MPLAB® ICD 2
MPLAB® REAL ICE™
In-Circuit Emulator
MPLAB® ICE 2000
MPLAB® ICE 4000
MPLAB® PM3
PROMATE II
PICSTART® Plus
MPLAB VDI

Table: Plug-in Support Differences

Plug-Ins1 In MPLAB® X IDE?
DMCI
dsPIC® Filter Design2
dsPICworks Data Analysis2
Graphical Display Designer
KeeLoq® Plugin
Memory Starter Kit
PC-Lint
RTOS Viewer
AN851 Bootloader
AN901 BLDC Tuning Interface
AN908 ACIM Tuning Interface
dsPIC30F SMPS Buck Converter
dsPIC33F SMPS Buck/Boost Converter
MATLAB®/Simulink®
Segmented Display Designer
Note 1: To see available plug-ins, select Tools>Plugins, “Available Plugins” tab.
Note 2: For Windows® operating systems only.
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