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Free Tools for Students

Intel supports the next generation of scientists and engineers by ensuring that students have free access to the select Intel® Software Development Products. All products include user forum support.

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  • Full or part-time matriculated students that are currently enrolled at a degree-granting higher education institution and have a school email address.
  • Students cannot be paid and/or compensated for software development. The products below are licensed to students for personal use to support their education, under the terms of the Non-Commercial License.


Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition

Intel® Parallel Studio XE
Simplify the creation and modernization of code with the latest techniques in vectorization, multithreading, multinode, and memory optimization.

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Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition (includes Fortran, C, and C++)
Get industry-leading compilers, numerical libraries, parallel models, performance profilers, and code analyzers to confidently optimize software for modern hardware.


Requires Microsoft Visual Studio* (Community, Professional or better, but not Express) for Fortran compiler for Windows, version 2010 or newer.

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Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition
Includes high-performance compilers, libraries, and parallel models.

C and C++ macOS*
Fortran macOS

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Intel® Distribution for Python*
Get easy access to high-performance Python*, powered by native Intel® Performance Libraries, in an integrated distribution package. For multithreaded performance benefits, it accelerates NumPy, SciPY, and scikit-learn packages with native Intel Performance Libraries such as Intel® Math Kernel Library.

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Intel® System Studio

Intel® System Studio
Develop your IoT solutions or embedded applications with this suite's advanced debug, trace, and analysis features. Its high-demand processing abilities are ideal for image editing, machine learning, storage, communications, and transportation use. For Intel® architecture, use the suite's tools and libraries to build, optimize, and analyze code, as well as perform a system-wide debug and trace.

Ultimate Edition for Linux* and Android*
Ultimate Edition for Windows*

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