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STM32CubeMX
STM32 configuration and initialization C code generation
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Features
 Intuitive STM32 microcontroller selection
 Microcontroller graphical configuration:
– Pinout with automatic conflict resolution
– Clock tree with dynamic validation of
configuration
– Peripherals and middleware functional
modes and initialization with dynamic
validation of parameter constraints
– Power sequence with estimate of
consumption results
 C code project generation covering STM32
microcontroller initialization compliant with
IAR™, Keil™ and GCC compilers.
 Available as a standalone software running on
Windows®, Linux® and OS X®(a) operating
systems, or through Eclipse plug-in
Description
STM32CubeMX is part of STMicroelectronics
STMCube™ original initiative to ease developers
life by reducing development efforts, time and
cost. STM32Cube covers STM32 portfolio.
STM32Cube includes the STM32CubeMX which
is a graphical software configuration tool that
allows generating C initialization code using
graphical wizards.
It also embeds a comprehensive software
platform, delivered per series (such as
STM32CubeF4 for STM32F4 series). This
platform includes the STM32Cube HAL (an
STM32 abstraction layer embedded software,
ensuring maximized portability across STM32
portfolio), plus a consistent set of middleware
components (RTOS, USB, TCP/IP and graphics).
All embedded software utilities come with a full
set of examples.
STM32CubeMX is a graphical tool that allows
configuring STM32 microcontrollers very easily
and generating the corresponding initialization C
code through a step-by-step process.
Step one consists in selecting the
STMicroelectronics STM32 microcontroller that
matches the required set of peripherals.
The user must then configure each required
embedded software thanks to a pinout-conflict
solver, a clock-tree setting helper, a powerconsumption calculator, and an utility performing
MCU peripheral configuration (GPIO, USART, ..)
and middleware stacks (USB, TCP/IP, ...).
Finally, the user launches the generation of the
initialization C code based on the selected
configuration. This code is ready to be used within
several development environments. The user
code is kept at the next code generation.
a. OS X® is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the
U.S. and other countries.
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STM32CubeMX
Figure 1. STM32Cube overview
Ordering Information
STM32CubeMX is available for free download from http://www.st.com/stm32cubemx.
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Revision history
Revision history
Table 1. Document revision history
Date
Revision
Changes
14-Feb-2014
1
Initial release.
19-Jun-2014
2
Updated Description and Figure 1: STM32Cube
overview.
16-Jan-2015
3
STM32CubeMX extended to all STM32 series.
08-Feb-2016
4
Added Windows® and Linux® operating systems in
Features.
Removed mention of MicroXplorer tool in Description.
Updated Figure 1: STM32Cube overview.
29-Apr-2016
5
Added OS X operating system.
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