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?
MPLAB® PICkit™ 4 support_yes.jpg
PICkit 3 support_yes.jpg
PICkit 2 support_yes.jpg
PICkit 1 support_no.jpg
MPLAB® ICD 4 support_yes.jpg
MPLAB ICD 3 support_yes.jpg
MPLAB ICD 2 support_no.jpg
MPLAB® REAL ICE™ In-Circuit Emulator support_yes.jpg
MPLAB® ICE 2000 support_no.jpg
MPLAB ICE 4000 support_no.jpg
MPLAB® PM3 support_yes.jpg
PROMATE II support_no.jpg
PICSTART® Plus support_no.jpg
MPLAB VDI support_no.jpg

Table: Plug-in Support Differences

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