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This is a small list of the RTOS, TCP/IP, File System, USB, etc.
This list does not want to presume to be exhaustive.
Anyone want submit us, some topics for this page, is welcome.

AVIX-RT
BeRTOS
CMX

ChibiOS/RT
Contiki (Free RTOS + File System. Contiki runs on networked embedded systems and wireless sensor networks.)
eCosCentric 
Express Logic 
FatFs Generic FAT File System Module (it is free)
FreeRTOS (it is free)
GreenHills Software  
HCC
IAR  
InterNiche (TCP/IP some parts are free)
IXXAT (CANopen, DeviceNet, SAE J1939, etc)
KEIL
LwIP (it is free)
Micrium
Micro Digital
MikroElektronika - mikroC, mikroBASIC, mikroPASCAL, DSIO library, TouchPanel based on STMPE610, etc.
Milos RTOS (RTOS + TCP/P + File System + USB - free)
Miosix (RTOS + File System + USB - free)
NexGen   
Oryx-Embedded
(embedded TCP/IPv4 & v6 ready to use on STM32 family)
PolarSSL
Quadros Systems
Salvo
Segger
SICS see Contiki
ST USB FS device library
(it is free)
ST USB FS&HS Host&Device lib (it is free)
USB OTG on-the-go: a complete firmware package for implementation of USB host and device on STM32 (it is free)
UIP (micro IP) (it is free)
Unison Operating System
lwIP and UIP (micro IP) are two of famous open source TCP/IP stack.
Please see also: STM Firmware Library
Please see the: STM32-STM8 embedded software solutions (update to January 2012, pdf 1.9MB), that is here.






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AVIX-RT
AVIX for Cortex-M3 is fully CMSIS based and available for the IAR EWARM development environment using the ICCARM compiler and the KEIL MDK development environment using the ARMCC compiler on a single license.



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BeRTOS

BeRTOS is an open source operating system designed for real-time applications equipped with driver and libraries for the rapid development of embedded software.
  • TCP/IP stack implementation (based on lwIP) + TFTP server module
  • XModem protocol
  • Keytag (for 125KHz transponders)
  • CRC16
  • PID Controller
  • and more...



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CMX   

CMX-RTX   
Multi-tasking, royalty-free, real-time OS also available in a scaled down version
ROM: <10K
RAM: <1K
CMX-TCP/IP   
Portable, high-performance TCP/IP stack for embedded systems, uses CMX-RTX signaling mechanisms to provide a true multitasking, reentrant stack, can also be run without an OS.
ROM: <10K
RAM: 1K + buffer



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ChibiOS/RT
is designed for deeply embedded real time applications where execution efficiency and compact code are important requirements.
This RTOS is characterized by its high portability, compact size and, mainly, by its architecture optimized for extremely efficient context switching.
ChibiOS/RT is available for STM8 and STM32.
Feature highlights:
  • Efficient and portable preemptive kernel.
  • Best in class context switch performance.
  • Many supported architectures and platforms.
  • Static architecture, everything is statically allocated at compile time.
  • Dynamic extensions, dynamic objects are supported by an optional layer built on top of the static core.
  • Rich set of primitives: threads, virtual timers, semaphores, mutexes, condition variables, messages, mailboxes, event flags, queues.
  • Support for priority inheritance algorithm on mutexes.
  • HAL component supporting a variety of abstract device drivers: Port, Serial, ADC, CAN, EXT, GPT, I2C, ICU, MAC, MMC, PWM, RTC, SDC, SPI, UART, USB, USB-CDC.
  • Support for external components uIP, lwIP, FatFs



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CONTIKI
Contiki is the open source operating system for the Internet of Things.
Contiki runs on networked embedded systems and wireless sensor networks.
Contiki has been used is a variety of projects, such as road tunnel fire monitoring, intrusion detection, wildlife monitoring, and in surveillance networks.
Contiki is designed for microcontrollers with small amounts of memory.
A typical Contiki configuration is 2 kilobytes of RAM and 40 kilobytes of ROM.
Contiki provides IP communication, both for IPv4 and IPv6.
Contiki support also 6LoWPA.
Contiki and its uIPv6 stack are IPv6 Ready Phase 1 certified and therefor has the right to use the IPv6 Ready silver logo.
Contiki is developed by a group of developers from industry and academia lead by Adam Dunkels.
The Contiki team currently has members from Cisco, Redwire LLC, SAP, SICS, and others.




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eCosCentric
 
eCosPro   
Reliable, out-of-the-box solution based on the eCos open-source RTOS combining high-performance (deterministic response times, minimum interrupt latency, low overhead context switches) with the flexibility to minimize footprint while tailoring functionality to application needs.
ROM: 2K
RAM: <1K



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Express Logic 
  
ThreadX   
Preemptive, real-time OS, with small memory footprint, fast context switch (under 1us), low interrupt latency (under 1us), and easy-to-use API. FileX FAT-compatible file system also available. Includes with full source code, is royalty-free, and is ideal for resource-constrained embedded applications. Free demo available.
ROM: <5K
RAM: <5K




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FatFs Generic FAT File System Module

FatFS Open source (BSD) Free.
FatFs is a generic FAT file system module for small embedded systems.
The FatFs is written in compliance with ANSI C and completely separated from the disk I/O layer. Therefore it is independent of hardware architecture. It can be incorporated into low cost microcontrollers, such as CORTEX Mx, AVR, 8051, PIC, ARM, Z80, 68k and etc..., without any change. Petit FatFs module is also available here.






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FreeRTOS

Open source, portable, preemptive, reliable, real-time kernel that can be used in commercial applications. Royalty-free commercial licensing. Support and development services available. SafeRTOS, IEC61508 certified sister product also available.
FreeRTOS for STM32VL-Discovery board and ATOLLIC TrueStudio is here
FreeRTOS for STM32F4-Discovery board and ATOLLIC TrueStudio is here
FreeRTOS for STM32F4 M4F demo board and IAR is here
FreeRTOS Demo for the STM32L152 Cortex M3 Microcontroller and IAR is here
FreeRTOS for STM32F107 Connectivity Line Cortex M3 and Rowley is here
FreeRTOS for STM32F103 Cortex M3 and IAR is here
FreeRTOS for STM32 Primer Cortex M3 and RAISONANCE is here
safeRTOS OpenRTOS
In Italy safeRTOS and OpenRTOS are distributed by FenWay Embedded System



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GreenHills Software 
  

VelOSity Microkernel   
Small, fast and royalty free, this OS is a perfect fit for cost-sensitive, high-volume, resource constrained embedded applications
ROM: 60K
RAM: 15K
INTEGRITY   
A secure, royalty-free, real-time operating system for use in embedded systems that require maximum reliability
ROM: 95K
RAM: 40K





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HCC



In Italy HCC is distributed by FenWay Embedded System



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IAR   

PowerPac   
A full-featured real-time operating system combined with a high performance, versatile file system. It includes sample projects and board support packages for most STR7x and STR9x devices, a priority controlled and extremely dense real-time operating system with fully interruptible kernel that can be used in time critical situations.
ROM: 2-4K
RAM: 51 bytes
In Italy IAR is distributed by FenWay Embedded System



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InterNiche

Nichelite TCP/IP stack   
Royalty-free, small-footprint, full featured TCP/IP stack provides a suite of TCP/IP protocols for internet, intranet and LAN connectivity. It is designed to mee the cost and resource requirements for integration in low cost embedded systems.
ROM: 12K
RAM: -
NicheLite™, InterNiche's full-featured, fast and small TCP/IP stack optimized for embedded applications is now available for free for STM32. More info






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IXXAT

IXXAT is one of the leading suppliers of data communication technology for the automation and automotive industry. IXXAT CANopen« software and tools are used by different companies worldwide. In terms of the OSI model, CANopen« implements the layers above and including the network layer.
The CANopen« protocol software from IXXAT, which has been available for many years, has proven itself already also in numerous applications with STM32 and STM8 microcontrollers.
The CANopen protocol software conforms to the CANopen specification CiA 301 Version 4.02 and is available as Slave software and as Master/Slave software. Adapted software packages are already available for a large number of STM32 microcontrollers. Support for not yet supported microcontrollers can be implemented on request.

IXXAT also offers a protocol software to develop DeviceNet devices as well as tools and drivers for testing and analyzing DeviceNet devices and networks with STM32 and STM8.
The DeviceNet Slave Protocol Software contains all important functions required to implement a DeviceNet slave device in accordance with the current DeviceNet specification from ODVA.
The SAE J1939 CAN driver and the protocol software allow quick and easy development of J1939 devices with ST microcontrollers.
Three versions of the SAE J1939 protocol software are available from IXXAT: "Micro" version for 8 bit systems, the "Single Channel" version for applications with one CAN channel, the "Multi Channel" version for applications with more than one CAN channel.

CANopen Evaluation Kit for STMicroelectronics STM32F107 is here


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KEIL  

ARTX-ARM   
Preemptive, multi-tasking RTOS that supports mailbox and memory pools, and includes Flash file system and TCP/IP networking support
ROM: 6K
RAM: 0.5K bytes



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Micro Digital   

SMX RTOS   
Royalty-free, preemptive, multi-tasking RTOS supporting the latest STR7 / STR9 processors.
ROM: <20K
RAM: <5K
smxUSB
USB host, device and OTG stacks. Class drivers: audio, modem, HID, mass storage, printer, serial, USB to Ethernet, USB to serial, USB to WiFi. Function drivers: audio, composite, Ethernet over USB, mass storage and serial.
• Host (with drivers): 20 KB ROM, 15 KB RAM
• Device (with drivers): 10 KB ROM, 4 KB RAM
smxFS
Windows compatible FAT file system for: ATA, CF, DiskOnChip, NAND, NOR, SD/MMC and USB disk. smxFFS flash file system. smxFLog flash logger.
• with SD driver: 33 KB ROM, 24 KB RAM (medium performance)
• Lite (with SD driver): 17 KB ROM, 3 KB RAM (low performance)
smxNS   
TCP/IP stack with basic protocols. Additional protocols: DHCP, FTP, HTTP, IGMP, NAT, PPP, email, webserver, SMTP, SSH/L and WiFi with WPA.
• sockets only: 30 KB ROM, 12 KB RAM (one session)

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Micrium 
  

uC/OSII   
A highly portable, ROMable, scalable, preemptive real-time, multi-tasking kernel (RTOS) for microcontrollers, ÁC/OS-II can manage up to 63 application tasks and includes a TCP/IP stack
ROM: <20K
RAM: <2K
A two-part book dedicated to ÁC-OS/III is accompanied by an STM32 Connectivity Line evaluation board. The first part covers the internals of ÁC-OS/III and the second part provides examples for using ÁC-OS/III with the STM32. Book and board bundle available from Micrium or from ST, part number STM32CMICOS-EVAL.


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Milos RTOS

Milos RTOS, a free and complete pre-emptive Operating System specially designed to run on ARM machines.
This OS is free and could be download in source code format.
Please visit the Milos RTOS official site at http://www.milos.it

Milos is a full preemptive operating system. Although very complex systems can be built around it, the core is lightweight and very easy to understand.
Milos was born around 1999, initially developed to be used with small 8 bit microprocessor as 8051 and others. With time, the system grown, becoming part of very larger systems.
Now the third version of the operating system is released, and becomes open source, distributed with under the GNU license. So everyone is invited to download it, to use it, and to contribute too.
Features
  • Full preemptive.
  • Interrupt handling.
  • Unlimited threads.
  • Simple but efficient heap management (with defragmenter).
  • Synchronization objects.
  • Device drivers management.
  • Timers.
  • Debug terminal.
See also: http://www.artekit.eu/


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NexGen 
  

NexGenIP   
A complete, high-performance TCP/IP stack for embedded systems supporting TCP, UDP, IP, ICMP, IGMP, Multicast, ARP and more
ROM: 45-60K
RAM: 14-20K
NexGenGUI4   
A scalable, portable, royalty-free graphical user interface for embedded systems
ROM: 120-200K
NexGen SURFon   
A modular XHTML Basic browser able to display and to exploit the HTML/XML pages sent by a web server
ROM: 60-100K



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Oryx-Embedded

Company (based in France) just released an embedded TCP/IPv4 & v6 stack named “CycloneTCP”.
This stack conforms to RFC standards and supports natively FreeRTOS.
This stack have ports to many MCUs, and especially for STM32 series.
It is available under open-source license (GPLv2) or commercial license.
This stack can be ported to all commercial RTOS available on the market.
On website a real online demo running on STM32F400 with FreeRTOS.

Brochure is here.
On line demo is here.



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PolarSSL

PolarSSL Open source (GPL2) or Source Free or license
PolarSSL is an SSL library written in ANSI C. PolarSSL makes it easy for developers to include cryptographic and SSL/TLS capabilities in their (embedded) products with as little hassle as possible. It is designed to be readable, documented, tested, loosely coupled and portable.




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Quadros Systems
RTXC Quadros   
Flexible, scalable RTOS with a full suite of integrated stacks and middleware (TCP/IP, USB, File Systems, GUI tools, CAN and more...). Supported by VisualRTXC Design Tool - power, easy to learn development environment ideal for developers moving to 32-bit platforms.
ROM: <20K
RAM: <4K
In Italy QUADROS is distributed by FenWay Embedded System



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alvo


Salvo™ is the first Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) designed expressly for very-low-cost embedded systems with severely limited program and data memory. With Salvo, you can quickly create low-cost, smart and sophisticated embedded products.
In Italy SALVO is distributed by FenWay Embedded System


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Segger  
 

embOS   
Small, real-time kernel, that supports all common 8/16/32-bit CPUs. It provides all the benefits of a fully-featured, multi-tasking system through 100% identical API (e.g. low memory footprint, fast context switches, low interrupt latency, embOSView). The kernel features a start project and viewer for looking into the system from the PC (including profiling)
ROM: 3K
RAM: 52 bytes



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Unison Operating System

RoweBots offers OEM developers ultra tiny Linux and POSIX compatible operating systems. The Unison Embedded Operating System is the 32 bit offering and DSPnano RTOS is the 8/16 bit offering.  Unison supports general purpose MCU, DSP and DSC 32 bit architectures with as little as 1K of RAM and 6K of flash.







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