Install GHDL


On a Linux 32bit or 64bit machine GHDL can be easily installed via the command:

sudo apt-get install ghdl gtkwave

Alternatively, you can download the binary version from the download section.


On a Microsoft Windows machine, GHDL can be downloaded and installed using the executable file available from the download section.

Apple OS X

GHDL can be user under Apple OS X. Its use however requires wine. For more information have a look at the GHDL OS X project.

On Other Systems

If you are interested in running GHDL on a different OS not listed here, you can download and compile the GHDL source code available from the download section. For that you will need gcc and gnat.