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AR# 22509

8.1i ISE - Can I obtain the Xilinx ISE 8.1i design tools on compact disc (CD)?


I have just received ISE 8.1i on DVD, and do not have a DVD reader. Can I order this software on CD?


No, ISE 8.1i is not available in CD format. The following is a summary of other methods that you can use to install Xilinx ISE 8.1i:

DVD Solutions

- Use another machine with a DVD Reader and copy the DVD contents to a network location, then copy the contents onto the machine.

- Borrow an external reader from someone (such as your FAE) and copy the contents onto the machine.

Web Solutions

- Download ISE 8.1i Foundation through Electronic Software Delivery from the Download Center on xilinx.com (In-warranty customers only).

- Download (Full or WebInstall) ISE 8.1i WebPACK from the Download Center on xilinx.com.

Alternate Solution

- Locate someone with access to an ISE 8.1i image (such as your FAE), and have them copy the contents to an external memory device like USB flash or Media Player. Then, use the external memory device to copy the contents to the machine.
AR# 22509
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 05/16/2011
Status Archive
Type General Article