Creating a Project in Atmel Studio 7

Atmel Studio 7 has a New Project wizard that steps you through Creating a Project. You can enter this through the following options:

  • File > New > Project from Main Menu
  • Click Ctrl + Shift + N
  • Click on the new project icon

The new project window will open.


Select GCC C Executable Project and give it a name such as Project1.
Also, enter the path where you want the project stored on your computer.
Click OK.

The Device Selection window will appear.


In the search bar enter the key characters for the device you intend to use, then select the exact device from the list that appears. In this example 328P was used to find and select the device Atmega328PB. Then click OK to create the project.

The project will be created in Studio 7 ready for adding application code.


A main.c file is automatically created with recommended #include file for the device selected.


Your project is now created and ready for the application code to be developed!

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