Get Code Examples from Atmel START

The code examples are available through Atmel START, which is a web-based tool that enables the configuration of the application code through a Graphical User Interface (GUI). The code can be downloaded for Atmel Studio MPLAB X and IAR Embedded Workbench® via the direct example code link below or the Browse Examples button on the Atmel START front page.

The Atmel START webpage: Atmel START.

Code Examples

Finding code examples for devices in the AVR DA family can be done by searching for the device name, e.g., AVR128DA48, in the Atmel START example browser.

Click User Guide in Atmel START for details and information about example projects. The User Guide button can be found in the example browser, and by clicking the project name in the dashboard view within the Atmel START project configurator.

Atmel Studio

Download the code as an .atzip file for Atmel Studio from the example browser in Atmel START by clicking Download Selected example. To download the file from within Atmel START, click Export project followed by Download pack.

Double click the downloaded .atzip file, and the project will be imported to Atmel Studio 7.0.


Download the code as an .atzip file for MPLAB X IDE from within Atmel START by clicking Export project followed by Download pack.

To open the Atmel START example in MPLAB X, select from the menu in MPLAB X, File > Import > START MPLAB Project and navigate to the .atzip file.

IAR Embedded Workbench

For information on how to import the project in IAR Embedded Workbench, open the Atmel START User Guide, select Using Atmel Start Output in External Tools, and IAR Embedded Workbench. A link to the Atmel START User Guide can be found by clicking Help from the Atmel START front page or Help And Support within the project configurator, both located in the upper right corner of the page.