Creating SVF files using Xilinx Vivado

Creating SVF files to program Xilinx FPGAs has historically been accomplished using iMPACT, installed as part of Xilinx’s ISE Design Suite.  With Xilinx’s most recent FPGAs this is no longer possible and instead their new tool, Vivado, must be used. The following instructions guide you through this process and assume version 2016.1 or later of Vivado. […]