FREE BASIC for Arduino Zero

Our Kickstarter project to bring our BASIC to the Arduino Zero family of boards met its goal. Thank you all. This is a free download for evaluation, personal or educational use. Commercial licenses to include our firmware in you product start at $500.

Read more to install BASIC for Arduino Zeros.

Here are the steps to load BASIC onto a Zero.

  • First download and install our BASICtools IDE
  • Next you need a tool to load binaries onto your Zero, We use the BOSSA app. Download and install that.
  • Download the SAMD21G BASIC firmware binary, and save that.
  • Connect your Zero board to USB, and get it into download mode, by pushing the RESET button twice.
  • Run the BOSSA app

Bossa App screen

  • It should show you a serial port and select that.
  • Select the SAMD21G binary file you downloaded above.
  • Make sure you set the Flash offset to 0x2000
  • Push the Write button.
  • BASIC firmware is now installed, open BASICtools (there should be a shortcut on the desktop)

BASICtools connected to your Zero

An overview of the features of our compiled BASIC

There is detailed documentation on the BASIC in the Help menu.

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