1.0.0-beta is out!

UsbPicprog, the USB, open source Microchip PIC programmer has released a new version: 1.0.0-beta of the firmware and software!

The programmer is capable of programming many 12F, 16F, 18F, 24F and dsPIC30F devices through the usb port.

The new software release has been built for Linux (Ubuntu through the PPA), Mac Os X and Windows. Of course there is also a source archive available on the download page.
For Ubuntu, the following ppa can be added to the sources in the package manager:
ppa:fransschreuder1/usbpicprog-stable

The osx build is now available as a universal binary (ppc, i386, x86_64).
The Windows build is available for 32 and 64 bit
The Linux (Ubuntu .deb packages through PPA) build is available for 32 and 64 bit, for Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04. The latest version should be obtained from the usbpicprog-stable PPA repository.

Major changes since 0.6.0:

  • After some complaints with the new driver, the Windows driver has been reverted to before 0.6.0. Windows 8 users have to install the driver through zadig (see http://usbpicprog.org/?page_id=486)
  • added x86_64 version for mac (universal contains now ppc, i386, x86_64)
  • Added options to limit VPP, disable VDD and limit PGD and PGC to 3.3V
  • Improved support for some PIC16 types (PIC16F6X8A, 16F18XX)

Added support for the following pics:

  • PIC18F5520
  • PIC18F5620
  • PIC18F5720
  • PIC18F8520
  • PIC18F8620
  • PIC18F8720
  • PIC12F1501
  • PIC16F1503
  • PIC16F1507
  • PIC16F1508
  • PIC16F1509
  • PIC12F1840
  • PIC16F1824

 

Please check out http://usbpicprog.org