Install the Vitis Software Platform

Ensure your system meets all requirements described in Installation Requirements.
TIP: To reduce installation time, disable anti-virus software and close all open programs that are not needed.
  1. Go to the Xilinx Downloads Website.
  2. Download the installer for your operating system.
  3. Run the installer, which opens the Xilinx Unified 2019.2 Installer.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Enter your Xilinx user account credentials, and then select Download and Install Now.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Accept the terms and conditions by clicking each I Agree check box.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Select Vitis, and then click Next.
  10. Optionally, customize your installation by selecting design tools and devices, and then click Next.
    IMPORTANT: Do not deselect the following option. It is required for installation.
    • Devices > Install devices for Alveo and Xilinx Edge acceleration platforms
    Note: Both the Vitis tools and Vivado Design Suite are installed. You do not need to separately install Vivado tools. You can also install System Generator and Model Composer if needed.
  11. Select the installation directory, optional shortcut and file association options, and then click Next.
  12. Review the installation summary, which shows the options and locations you have selected.
  13. To proceed with the installation of the Vitis software platform, click Install.

After a successful installation, a confirmation message is displayed.