Welcome to Kactus2 project management.

Kactus2 is an open-source IP-XACT toolset for designing embedded products, especially FPGA-based MP-SoCs. The aim is easier IP reusabilility and integration for both hardware and software.

Source code available at

Installer and linux tar-package available at


Latest news

Kactus2: Version 3.6.0 released
Command line interface support and Linux device tree generator plugin.
Added by Esko Pekkarinen 3 months ago

Kactus2: Version 3.5.0 released
The latest version features a full visual update, support for more parametrization and quality of life improvements.
Added by Esko Pekkarinen 10 months ago

Kactus2: Version 3.4.0 released
Catalog support and memory design updates
Added by Esko Pekkarinen over 1 year ago

Kactus2: Version 3.3.0 released
Enhanced Memory Designer and overall usability
Added by Esko Pekkarinen almost 2 years ago

Kactus2: Version 3.2.0 released
Added by Esko Pekkarinen about 2 years ago

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