SimpleIDE Software for Linux (Propeller C)

Download Summary

This is the official Propeller C Tutorials programming software for Linux. It is also available for Windows, Mac, and may be compiled from source for Raspberry Pi. Follow the Set Up SimpleIDE - Linux tutorial to get started.


Notice for School Information Technology Staff

No approval is required from Parallax to install the SimpleIDE software on your institution's computers. In fact, this is the intended audience for SimpleIDE. Like many modern software programs, SimpleIDE (propside) and the Propeller GCC compiler for the P8X32A multicore microcontroller (propgcc) are Parallax open-source initiatives. Parallax maintains an official distribution branch of the project to be released as Parallax approved software on this website, the projects are posted on GitHub.  Parallax strives to keep the features and functions of this distribution of SimpleIDE in line with the needs of educational institutions to provide a consistent and trustworthy user experience.  Please feel free to contact our Educational Team if you need any further verification on the subject.


MIT License

The C libraries for the Propeller C Tutorial program are offered under the MIT License.

File NameSizeUpload Date
simple-ide_1-0-1-rc1_amd64.deb146.48 MBWed, 2016-02-17 11:32
simple-ide_1-0-1-rc1_i386.deb142.15 MBWed, 2016-02-17 11:32

Download Version & Details

Version 1.1+

Current and future versions of SimpleIDE for Linux may be compiled from the source of the SimpleIDE Repository.

See the latest Release Notes.

Version 1.01 RC1

Supports Debian, Mint, and Ubuntu Linux (Intel 32/64-bit). IMPORTANT: Requires the following dependencies: ctags, libaudio, libQtCore, and libftdi1 (also manually available from the FTDI Driver Download Page). For instructions on installing the software and updating the Learn folder of libraries and example programs,  see the the Set Up SimpleIDE - Linux tutorial.