SEGGER Embedded Studio IDE

A powerful and easy to use toolbox for developers - FREE for Nordic customers

SEGGER Embedded Studio is an easy-to-use integrated development environment with project management tools, editor and debugger supporting ARM Cortex devices. Full debug support including Real Time Terminal (RTT) output is also available.

Flexible compiler options

Users can choose between the included Clang/LLVM or GCC C/C++ compiler options or use third party compilers. The powerful project manager can even cope with industrial-scale projects, making it easy to analyze and debug any system.

Cross-platform support

The environment is specifically designed to provide users with everything required for professional embedded C programming and development, while supporting Windows, macOS and Linux.

Trusted partners

SEGGER and Nordic have worked together for years and the Embedded Studio is used internally by Nordic engineers. As such, if you use SEGGER Embedded Studio you can expect additional training and support material.

Free for Nordic customers

SEGGER’s Embedded Studio IDE is now available for free to all Nordic Semiconductor customers. Support for SEGGER Embedded Studio has been added to the latest release of the nRF5 SDK, enabling developers to get going with code examples out of the box.


The agreement entitles Nordic customers to use Embedded Studio with any ARM Cortex-M based device in our nRF series of wireless SoCs without any additional charges.


SEGGER Embedded Studio can be downloaded from SEGGER Systems webpage. For nRF devices, a free unlimited license is available through the built in license manager.


Tutorial series: Getting started with SEGGER Embedded Studio and the nRF5 SDK: