stm32 Integrated development environments (IDEs) SW4STM32: System Workbench for STM32



System Workbench for STM32 is a free IDE on Windows, Linux and OS X. Description from ST Microelectronics:

The System Workbench toolchain, called SW4STM32, is a free multi-OS software development environment based on Eclipse, which supports the full range of STM32 microcontrollers and associated boards.

The SW4STM32 toolchain may be obtained from the website, which includes forums, blogs, and trainings for technical support. Once registered to this site, users will get installation instructions at the Documentation > System Workbench page to proceed with the download of the free toolchain.

The System Workbench toolchain and its collaborative website have been built by AC6, a service company providing training and consultancy on embedded systems.

This product is supplied by a third party not affiliated to ST. For the latest information on the specification, refer to the third party’s website:

Key Features

  • Comprehensive support for STM32 microcontrollers, STM32 Nucleo boards, Discovery kits and Evaluation boards, as well as STM32 firmware (Standard Peripheral library or STM32Cube HAL)
  • GCC C/C++ compiler
  • GDB-based debugger
  • Eclipse IDE with team-work management
  • Compatible with Eclipse plug-ins
  • ST-LINK support
  • No code size limit
  • Multiple OS support: Windows® , Linux and OS X®


  1. Go to: .
  2. Register and log in to the site.
  3. Navigate to: .
  4. Download the latest version for you operating system.
  5. Run the downloaded installer.