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Do you have to have devices installed to use the free version of ModelSim?


I am using Quartus Prime Pro with either the free or 30 days license. (Pretty sure it's the free one.) 

I want to use the free version of ModelSim. 

I do not need to synthesize anything at this time.

Do I have to have devices installed before I can use ModelSim? Or is there a way to just use the simulator?

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I always install devices so I'm not 100% sure, but ModelSim Intel FPGA edition is a separate option in the Quartus installation (and is available as a standalone download from the download center), so you should be able to run it independently.