RZ/G Verified Linux Package for 64bit kernel [Evaluation version]
Update: June 27, 2019

Renesas Electronics Corporation
The Linux package which is for 64bit processors and offered by Renesas contains ported and tested basic software that is necessary for the industrial segment, in a software package for which operation and performance has been verified based on a datasheet.
It enables you to start using a stable Linux environment and basic software immediately, so you can concentrate on developing your application.
Evaluation version can be downloaded immediately for evaluation of RZ/G products and its development platform.

Product Overview

This product provides whole set of software which consists of Linux packages and software add-ons.
Functions of this products have been verified under our development process management. Regular maintenance is also provided. You can greatly reduce the burden of software development in embedded system development by using this package.

Evaluation version can download immediately after an application and use for evaluation of the RZ/G platform product.

Please read the Release Note included in this first when you use the package.


  • Verified under CMMI Level 3 software development process management
  • Supports industry standard API
  • Expandable via software add-ons from Renesas and selected partners
  • Maintained free of charge


  • Linux kernel
       Supports 64bit processors (AArch64)
       10+ years support will be provided with the cooperation of the CIP project
  • Device Driver
  • Media Player IF
       Plug-in with general-purpose media player (GStreamer)
  • Video Codec
       H.246 decoder/encoder and H.265 decoder provided as standard IF (OMX)
  • Video processing
       Image editing functions such as scaling, clipping, and compositing according to the display screen
  • Graphics function
       Graphics function compliant with OpenGL ES standard (SGX)

Please refer to the Release Note for names and versions of major components.

This product contains the same evaluation version library of H.264/H.265 Video codecs and graphics (OpenGL ES) functions provided from "RZ/G Multimedia Package [Evaluation version]" page.

"RZ/G Series Security Solution" is not included in this product. Please get individually from "RZ/G Series Security Solution(Coming soon)" page.

[Target reference board]
Hoperun Technology HiHope RZ/G2M platform (hihope-rzg2m)
Silicon Linux RZ/G2E evaluation kit (EK874)

Apr 25, 2019: 4.19-CIP version VLP 1.0.0(Support RZ/G2E)
Jun 27, 2019: 4.19-CIP version VLP 1.0.1 (Support RZ/G2M)

RZ/G Verified Linux Package contains the following decoders, encoders, parser related packages.

 [Package name] gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad-videoparsersbad
  -diracparse (Dirac parser)      http://diracvideo.org/
  -h 263 parse (H.263 parser)      http://www.itu.int/
  -h 264 parse (H.264 parser)      http://www.mpegla.com/
  -h265parse (H.265 parser)     http://www.mpegla.com/, https://www.hevcadvance.com/, https://www.technicolor.com/, http://velosmedia.com/
  -mpeg4videoparse (MPEG 4 video elementary stream parser) http://www.mpegla.com/
  -mpegvideoparse (MPEG video elementary stream parser) http://www.mpegla.com/
  -pngparse (PNG parser)      http://www.libpng.org/
  -vc1parse (VC1 parser)      http://www.mpegla.com/

 [Package name] gstreamer1.0-plugins-good-isomp4
  -3 gppmux (3 GPP Muxer)   http://www.3gpp.org/
  -ismlmux (ISML Muxer)   http://www.microsoft.com/
  -mj 2 mux (MJ2 Muxer)   http://www.jpeg.org/
  -mp4mux (MP4 Muxer)   http://www.mpegla.com/
  -qtdemux (QuickTime demuxer) http://www.apple.com/
  -qtmux (QuickTime Muxer)   http://www.apple.com/

 [Package name] gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad-faac
  -faac (AAC)   http://www.vialicensing.jp/

 [Package name] gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad-faad
  -faad 2 (AAC)   http://www.vialicensing.jp/

 [Package name] gstreamer1.0-omx, libomxil, omx-user-module
  -omxh264dec, omxh264enc, omxh265dec   http://www.mpegla.com/


Please refer to this page for our support policy of this package.