Overview

Auto Update Utility informs the user of the latest version of Renesas tools. You can update your tools to the latest version smoothly and keep the Renesas development environment continuously up to date using Auto Update Utility.

Auto Update Utility is included with High-performance Embedded Workshop V.4 or later in the Renesas tool package.

For detailed information about the tools that you can update using Auto Update Utility, see this page.

Release Information

Latest Ver.: V.1.05.00

Released: Feb 16, 2009

Details of upgrade (See Tool News)

Operating Environment

Basic Procedure

Initial Settings: Easy and trouble free! Simple initial settings

Install Auto Update Utility (When installing Renesas tools, you can also install Auto Update Utility at the same time.)

Register the tools for Auto Update Utility (This setting registers automatically when you perform an initial installation and an update program of the tool.)

Complete the initial settings (Auto Update Utility icon is displayed in the task bar.)

Update: 3 easey steps

1. Auto Update Utility checks for update information, For details, see "How to Use". (Auto checking via the Internet. By default, auto-launch once a week.)

2. Auto Update Utility informs user (If update information is found, a message is shown in the task bar.)

3. Execute the update program (By selecting tools to be updated from the list, the update program(s) will be executed.)

[To Confirm the Registered Renesas Tools]

Click the Auto Update Utility icon in the task bar.

You can confirm the registered Renesas tools on the list in Auto Update Utility.

How to Use

The following steps are an example of how to use the Auto Update Utility.

  1. Auto Update Utility checks the Renesas Web once a week automatically. To reset the checking frequency, see "How to Startup".
  2. If newer tools are found, a message, "New updates are available." is shown in the task bar.

  1. Confirm the found information and execute the update program. Click the icon, and the found update information pops up in a list. Confirm the ticked checkbox for the tool to be updated and click the "Next" button to start the installation of the update.

How to Startup

There are three ways to startup Auto Update Utility after finishing the initial settings.

  1. Auto-start at regular intervals: Auto Update Utility starts automatically on user-defined schedule (by default, weekly).
  2. Start from the task bar: Double-click the Auto Update Utility icon in the task bar, or right-click the icon and select "Update Now" from the menu.

  1. Start from the menu
    Select Windows Start menu > Program menu > Renesas > Renesas AutoUpdate (* By default)

[Startup screen]

[The checking frequency can be switched from automatic to manual]

Tools Supported by Auto Update Utility

The tools that you can update using Auto Update Utility are as follows (as of 16 Feb., 2011). Other tools will also be supported by Auto Update Utility when they are upgraded and revised.

Note: "Supported version" and "Release date" in the table refer to the version and the release date of Renesas tool (software). In each version listed and future versions, the update program can be acquired from the web by Auto Update Utility.

[Integrated Development Environment]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
SuperH, H8SX, H8S, H8, M16C, R8C, 740 Family Auto Update Utility Auto Update Utility V.1.00.02 26 Dec.,2005
SuperH, H8SX, H8S, H8, M16C, R8C, 740 Family Document Updater (Note1) Document Update Utility/Document Updater V.2.00.00 1 Jan., 2007
SuperH, H8SX, H8S, H8, M16C, R8C, 740 Family High-performance Embedded Workshop High-performance Embedded Workshop V.4.00.01 1 Apr., 2005

Note

  1. The Document Updater service has terminated.

[Compilers]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
SuperH Family Compiler Package C/C++ Compiler Package for SuperH Family V.9.01 Release 01 8 Aug., 2007
RX Family Compiler Package C/C++ Compiler Package for RX Family V.1.00 Release 01 5 Aug., 2010
M32R Family Compiler Package C/C++ Compiler Package for M32R Family [M3T-CC32R] V.5.01 Release 01 1 May, 2009
R32C Series Compiler Package C Compiler Package for R32C Series V.1.02 Release 00 16 Jul., 2009
M32C Series Compiler Package C Compiler Package for M32C Series [M3T-NC308WA] V.5.40 Release 00 26 Dec., 2005
M16C Series, R8C Family Compiler Package C Compiler Package
for M16C Series and R8C Family [M3T-NC30WA]
V.5.40 Release 00A (Note1)
1 Feb., 2006
H8SX,H8S,H8 Family Compiler Package C/C++ Compiler Package for H8SX, H8S, H8 Family V.6.02 Release 00 5 Sep., 2007

Note

  1. An on-line upgrade service for V.6.00 Release 00 is NOT available.

[Coding Assistance]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
RX Family Peripheral Driver Generator V.2 Peripheral Driver Generator V.2.01 16 Feb., 2011

[Simulator Debuggers]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
SuperH Family C/C++ Compiler Package Simulator Debugger for SuperH Family V.9.07.00 1 Sep., 2007
RX Family C/C++ Compiler Package Simulator Debugger for RX Family V.1.01.00 16 May, 2010
R32C Series C/C++ Compiler Package Simulator Debugger for R32C Series V.1.01 Release 00 16 Jul., 2009
M32C Series C/C++ Compiler Package Simulator Debugger for M32C Series V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006
M16C Series, R8C Family C/C++ Compiler Package Simulator Debugger for M16C Series and R8C Family V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006
H8SX,H8S,H8 Family C/C++ Compiler Package Simulator Debugger for H8SX, H8S, and H8 Families V.5.06.00 1 Sep., 2007
740 Family C/C++ Compiler Package Simulator Debugger for 740 Family V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006

[In-circuit Emulators]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
M16C/65, /64A, /64 Group E100 emulator M16C R8C E100 emulator software V.1.01 Release 00 1 Feb., 2009
H8S Family E100 emulator H8S/Tiny H8S/2400 E100 emulator software V.2.00 Release 00 1 Aug., 2010
H8SX Family E6000H emulator E6000H emulator software (for High-performance Embedded Workshop) V.4.05 Release 00 16 Jan., 2008
H8/3800 Series E6000 emulator
HS38000EPI61H
E6000 emulator software (for High-performance Embedded Workshop) V.6.00 Release 01 1 Aug., 2006
H8/388R Series E6000 emulator
HS38000EPI61H
E6000 emulator software (for High-performance Embedded Workshop) (for HDI) V.6.00 Release 01 1 Aug., 2006
H8S/2646 Group E6000 emulator
HS2646EPI61H
E6000 emulator software (for High-performance Embedded Workshop) V.6.01 Release 00 1 Dec., 2007
M16C Family, R8C Family PC7501 emulator M16C R8C PC7501 Emulator Debugger V.1.01 Release 01 1 Oct., 2005
M32C Series PC7501emulator M32C PC7501 Emulator Debugger V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006
740 Family PC4701 emulator 740 PC4701 Emulator Debugger V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006
M16C Series PC4701 emulator M16C PC4701 Emulator Debugger V.1.01 Release 01 1 Oct., 2005
M32C Series PC4701 emulator M32C PC4701 Emulator Debugger V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006

[Compact Emulators]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
740 Family Compact Emulator
M38000T2-CPE
740 Compact Emulator Debugger V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006
H8/300H Tiny Series Compact Emulator
R0E436640CPE00
H8/300H Tiny Compact Emulator Debugger V.1.01 Release 00 16 Feb., 2006
M16C Series, R8C Family Compact Emulator
R0E521000CPE00,
M3062PT3-CPE,
M3028BT2-CPE
M16C R8C Compact Emulator Debugger V.1.01 Release 01 1 Oct., 2005
M32C Series Compact Emulator
M30870T2-CPE,
M30850T3-CPE
M32C Compact Emulator Debugger V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006

[On-chip Debugging Emulators]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
H8S device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
H8SX device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
MPEG (SH-Mobile device group) E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
SH-2 device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
SH-2A device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
SH-3 device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
SH-4 device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
SH-4A device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
SH-Mobile device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
New SH-Mobile device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.2.00.01 1 Mar., 2005
SH-4AL-DSP device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.1.01.00 1 Mar., 2005
SH-Mobile G1 device group E10A-USB emulator
HS0005KCU01H,
HS0005KCU02H
E10A-USB emulator software V.1.01.00 1 Mar., 2005
H8/300H Series E10T-USB emulator
HS0005TCU01H
E10T-USB emulator software V.2.01 Release 00 1 Apr., 2006
740 Family E8a emulator 740 E8a Emulator Debugger V.1.01.00 1 Feb., 2008
H8 Tiny/Super Low Power Series E8a emulator H8 Tiny/Super Low Power
E8a Emulator Debugger
V.1.01.00 9 Jul., 2007
M16C Series E8a emulator M16C E8a Emulator Debugger V.1.01.00 1 Feb., 2008
M32C Series E8a emulator M32C E8a Emulator Debugger V.1.01.00 1 Feb., 2008
R32C/100 Series E8a emulator R32C E8a Emulator Debugger V.1.00.00 (Note1) 1 Feb., 2008
R8C Family E8a emulator R8C E8a Emulator Debugger V.1.01.00 1 Feb., 2008
M16C, H8 Family E8 emulator E8 emulator software
(Full Update Version)
V.2.02 Release 00 1 May, 2005
M16C, H8 Family E7 emulator E7 emulator software V.3.00 Release 00 16 Jul., 2005
M32C Series FoUSB/UART Debugger M32C FoUSB/UART Debugger V.1.02 Release 00 16 Sep., 2006
M16C Family, R8C Family FoUSB/UART Debugger M16C R8C FoUSB/UART Debugger V.1.01 Release 01 1 Oct., 2005

Note

  1. You can update your emulator debugger using Auto Update Utility from the working sample (WS) version for Renesas Starter Kits to V.1.00.00.

[Flash Programming Software]

MCU Product name Software Supported version Release date
SuperH, H8SX, H8S, H8, M16C, R8C, 740 Family Flash Development Toolkit Flash Development Toolkit V.3.07 Release 00 6 Nov., 2006
SuperH, H8SX, H8S, H8, M16C, R8C, 740 Family Flash Development Toolkit Flash Development Toolkit V.4.00 Release 00 16 Jun., 2007

Information supporting development tools

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My Renesas Create a My Renesas account to use our tool download services, receive e-newsletter/update notifications, and take advantage of our other services.
e-learning Information for studying and learning about microcontrollers and microprocessors.
FAQ Frequently asked questions and useful hints for development.
Forum A forum and community site to share technical information, questions and opinions with others who use Renesas MCU's.
Tool News Tool release information and other important information.
Operating Environment Information on system requirements and operating environment for the latest version of tools.
Info on Discontinued Products A list of Renesas software and tools that have been discontinued and are no longer being offered for new projects.