Free Software

Everyone Loves Free Stuff

Browse the latest code samples or download great free software.

Intel provides free software tools, libraries, and code samples to the developer community, as well as special programs for academic researchers, instructors, and students.

Free Code Samples


Free Software Tools


Arduino Create*

This integrated development environment (IDE) provides a single cloud-based development solution that supports Intel®-based boards and libraries. Use with your C++ development to enable streamlined prototyping of commercial applications based on Intel® architecture.

cartoon of bird on a branch in front of a forest


Free Performance Libraries

Get free community licensing for powerful, award-winning Intel® Performance Libraries to create better, more reliable, and faster software applications.

box cover of Intel System Studio


Intel® System Studio

Speed development of system and IoT device applications, boost performance and power efficiency, and strengthen system reliability with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, cross-platform tool suite. Includes optimizing compilers, highly tuned libraries, analyzers, debug tools, and advanced cloud connectors, as well as provides access to over 400 sensors. Get started with a free 90-day renewable commercial license.

graphical representation of a computer camera

Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit

Access computer vision accelerators from Intel and take full advantage of Intel® processor power across CPUs, GPUs, and FPGAs. Quickly deploy computer vision algorithms and deep learning inference.

icon representing multiple non-commercial uses


Tools for Non-Commercial Use

Qualified students, educators, academic researchers, and open source contributors with access to our tools at reduced or no cost.