Mbed Studio

The desktop IDE for Mbed

Mbed Studio is an IDE for Mbed OS 5 application and library development, including all the dependencies and tools you need in a single package so that you can create, compile and debug your Mbed programs on the desktop.

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Mbed OS 5 Integration

Develop your applications using Mbed OS 5, switching between pre-defined build profiles for development, debug or release. With API auto-completion, you'll find code authoring easier, likewise you can inspect hardware-dependent settings such as pin mappings based on your selected platform.

As new features, code size improvements and fixes are added to Mbed OS in each release, your application can benefit from them, with Mbed Studio notifying you of available updates. Likewise, other drivers and libraries, such as those available on mbed.com can be updated.

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Platform Detection

Plug in an Mbed Enabled platform (board or module) and Mbed Studio will detect it automatically.

Automatic deployment

Mbed Studio takes care of flashing your code directly to your platform.

Mbed OS Debug

Build your software with a pre-defined debug profile, and then launch a debug session with a single click.


Arm Compiler 6

Build your code with Arm Compiler 6, included for free with Mbed Studio. With no restrictions on code size or optimization levels, you can get the most out of your MCU and focus on your application development.

Arm Compiler 6 has been used to build the code for billions of embedded devices, so your next IoT product is in good company.

Learn more on developer.arm.com »

Pelion Device Management

Develop IoT products that can be managed throughout their lifecycle. Mbed accounts allow you to access the free tier of Pelion Device Management services, allowing you to connect and manage up to 100 devices.

Register your device using developer certificates generated by Pelion Device Management, preparing and uploading firmware updates directly to your account.

Built on Theia

Mbed Studio builds on the Theia IDE, which we contribute to alongside like-minded teams around the world, bringing constant updates and improvements to the underlying framework.

Monaco Editor

The popular Monaco editor is used in Mbed Studio, providing integration with C/C++ code completion.

Problems and Search

Don't wait until build time to find issues in your code, track down errors and warnings in syntax easily.

Source Control

Keep your programs under source control, making you and your team more effective as you develop your application.

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