Migration From V2 to V3 of the Renesas Flash Programmer

Migration From V2 to V3

Overview

If you have the Renesas Flash Programmer V2 (the commercial edition), you can upgrade it to V3 (the commercial edition) free of charge. Resister the license of the Renesas Flash Programmer V2 into the Renesas Flash Programmer V3.

How to Resister the License

  1. Install the Renesas Flash Programmer V3 Upgrade latest version into the host PC installed the Renesas Flash Programmer V2 commercial edition.
  2. Resister a license file that is located in the License_File folder of the CD of the Renesas Flash Programmer V2 into "Import of License" of Help menu on the Renesas Flash Programmer V3.

Note that V3.01.00 and later versions of the Renesas Flash Programmer support the license import function, but V3.00.00 and earlier versions do not.

Settings for Using V2 After Purchasing V3

Overview

If you have the Renesas Flash Programmer V3 (commercial edition), you can use V2 concurrently. Resister the license of the Renesas Flash Programmer V3 into the Renesas Flash Programmer V2.

How to Resister the License

  1. Install the Renesas Flash Programmer V2 Upgrade latest version into the host PC installed the Renesas Flash Programmer V3 commercial edition.
  2. Resister a license file that is located in the License_File folder of the CD of the Renesas Flash Programmer V3 into "Import of License" of Help menu on the Renesas Flash Programmer V2.

Comparison Between V3 and V2 Functions

Functions Renesas Flash Programmer V2 Renesas Flash Programmer V3 Remarks
Creating Projects
Easier than V2
 
High-Speed Writing
Easier than V2
 
Cooperation With Other Software Through Batch Processing  Note 1  Note 2  
Checksums of Program Files  Note 3  
Writing of Multiple Program Files  Note4  
Writing of Unique Codes  
Selection of Multiple Emulators  Note5 When multiple emulators are connected to a single PC, they can be selected from the Renesas Flash Programmer.
Basic Writing Functions Blank check, erase, writing, verification, read-out, security setting, checksum, autoprocedure, setup and acquisition of flash options
Sequential Execution of Multiple Commands (for Erasure, Programming, Verification, etc.)  

= Available | = Partly Available

Notes:

  1. By using the script execution function
  2. By using command-line options
  3. Only supported for RL78, 78K0, 78K0R, and V850 products
  4. Supported by connecting program files (only for RX and RH850 products)
  5. Supported for RX and RH850 products