Getting Started with Vivado

The full feature system edition of Vivado is installed in the lab computers. A basic Webpack version is available as a free download. Note: the files are huge!

Using Vivado
Vivado is similar to ISE. The constrainst files, ucf file in ISE and xdc in Vivado, are used to map the FPGA to physical I/O pins. These files can also used to constraint timing parameters. The following instructions are for using Vivado with a Nexys4 DDDR FPGA board. To run Vivado: