Welcome to CrossWorks for AVR!

CrossWorks for AVR is a streamlined integrated development environment, compilation tools, and libraries for building, testing, and deploying applications on Atmel AVR 8-bit microcontrollers.

Documentation overview

A comprehensive collection of technical documentation, including reference material, release notes, sample code, technical notes, and Q&As. Each of the links below leads to the resources for a specific topic. Key resources also include getting started documents, API references, and cross-references for related topics.

Getting Started
The CrossStudio Tutorial section gives an overview of how to get started with CrossWorks for AVR.
Release Notes
Please take a moment to read the release notes for this version of CrossWorks.
Tasking Library
Documentation on the multi-priority, preemptive, multi-tasking and synchronization library.
C Library
Comprehensive documentation on the functions, macros, and variables that comprise the CrossWorks C library.
Help System
The built-in help system provides context-sensitive help and a complete reference to the CrossStudio IDE and tools.
CrossStudio is the CrossWorks integrated development environment and where you will spend most of your time when using CrossWorks.
Code Editor
A powerful text editor tuned for editing source code with multi-level undo and redo, makes editing a breeze.
Project System
A complete project system organises your source code and build rules.
Build System
A single key press builds all your applications in a solution, ready for download onto a development board.
Source Code Control
Develop applications in teams with links to SourceSafe, SourceOffSite, CVS, and Subversion.

If you have a question or need some help working with CrossStudio, please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions pages or use CrossStudio's Help Window to search the online documentation. If this still doesn't answer your query, you can submit a question to us using our Helpdesk system.