Download and Install MDK Core
Download Arm Keil MDK and run the installer. Follow the instructions to install the MDK Core on your local computer. The installation also adds the Software Packs for ARM CMSIS, ARM Compiler and MDK-Professional Middleware. When finished, activate a license or skip this step to use MDK-Lite edition. Download MDK-Core
MDK-Professional Trial License
- MDK has a built-in free seven-day trial license for MDK-Professional. This removes the code size limits and you can explore and test the comprehensive middleware.
Install Software Packs
After the MDK Core installation is complete, the Pack Installer is started automatically, which allows you to add supplementary Software Packs. As a minimum, you need to install a Software Pack that supports your target microcontroller device. On the Devices tab, select the microcontroller you wish to use. Then press the Install button of the corresponding Device Family Pack (DFP) on the Packs tab:
Verify the Installation using Example Projects
Once you have selected, downloaded, and installed a Software Pack for your device, you can verify your installation using one of the examples provided in the Software Pack.
In Pack Installer, select a device on the Devices tab. Click on the Examples tab to see available example projects:
Press Copy to install the selected example project on your machine. µVision opens up and you can start working with the project.
If you require further assistance, visit the online manuals for MDK page which contains links to all available documentation for MDK.