Advanced FPGA Synthesis using Synplify Pro & Synplify Premier


This course first introduces new users to the Synplify Pro and Synplify Premier tools. Designers can take this course at their own pace and enjoy the online version of this class. Comprehensive notes complete the information displayed on each page. This course is powered by Vitalect.


The course will familiarize new students with the FPGA design flow utilizing features of the Synplify Pro product, enabling them to actively create designs using the Synplify Pro product. The course then expands on these concepts to focus on complex design techniques, debugging and high-performance design, as well as physical synthesis.

Audience Profile

Designers who wish to maximize the performance of their designs, or learn more powerful design techniques using the Synplify Pro and Synplify Premier tools.


Knowledge of logic synthesis and FPGA technologies.

Course Outline

  • Getting Started
  • Timing Optimizations
  • Design Analysis and Debugging
  • Handling IPs
  • Xilinx Specific Topics
  • Altera Specific Topics
  • Actel Specific Topics
  • Lattice Specific Topics
  • Synplify Premier Physical Synthesis For Xilinx
  • Synplify Premier Design Planner for Xilinx
  • Synplify Premier Physical Synthesis for Altera

Synopsys Tools Used

  • Synplify Pro
  • Synplify Premier