Before a project can be created, a CPU-support or board-support package suitable for the device you are targeting must be installed. A support package is a single, compressed file that can contain project templates, system files, example projects, and documentation for a particular target.

In this tutorial, we are going to use CrossStudio's Package Manager to download, install, and use the Atmel AVR CPU Support Package.

If you have already installed this support package, you can skip this page.

Downloading and installing a support package

To download and install a support package:

Viewing installed support packages

To view the installed support packages: