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This tool is an Eclipse CDT plugin for C/C++ development especially for the Nintendo DS target system.


I recorded a small presentation how to use the basic features: look here and here.


Currently supported features:

  • easy to use managed build system based on the GNU toolchain
  • supports C and C++ projects, also ASM Programming
  • different project types
    • NDS ROM - ARM9 Sources + NDS Tool
    • NDS ARM7 Code - ARM7 Sources + ObjCopy
    • NDS ARM7 Library - generates a static link lib
    • NDS ARM9 Library - generates a static link lib
  • includes ObjCopy and NDS-Tool in the toolchain
  • integrate the ARM gdb debug server


  • I tested it under Linux and Windows XP/Vista operating system.
  • Eclipse 3.4.0 or higher (Ganymede)
  • CDT 5.0.0 or higher
  • This plugin is made for using the devkitPRO/devkitARM toolchain (version 19-23)
  • Emulator with debug support like Desmume


  • Install the plugin using the updater. Simply add the site (see below) to your update sites and search for new features to install.
  • install devkitPro/ARM and set envvar DEVKITPRO/ARM if it is not set by the installer
  • that's all

Please use the update site:

Full Eclipse packages:



Last Updated ( Wednesday, 13 August 2008 22:13 )