How to get the hitkit


Please note: Universities, Academic and Educational Institutions are kindly asked to contact our longtime partners CMP, EUROPRACTICE, Fraunhofer IIS or MOSIS, who are providing 1st level support to our MPW and low volume customers worldwide.


How to install your hitkit


Confidentiality Agreement
New customers need to sign a Confidentiality Agreement with ams. A mutual confidentiality agreement contains all terms and conditions to keep all disclosed information strictly confidential. The Confidentiality Agreement is usually handled by your local ams sales office (location details).


hitkit License Agreement
The hitkit License Agreement contains all terms and conditions of a non-exclusive and non-transferable right and license to use the hitkit (High Performance Interface Tool-Kit) with all its included software programs and libraries. Download a printable version of the hitkit License Agreement.


hitkit Request Form
The hitkit Request Form is your formal hitkit order. Please specify the required hitkit(s) for the relevant software product as well as the requested technologies - this information is important for activation of the technology keys in our database.

You may either email the filled in form as PDF to or fax to Design Support Group / Austria, Fax: +43 3136 500-931115 or


License Fee
Please note that there is no differentiation anymore between Digital & Mixed-Signal version in the new hitkit versions.
All current hitkits include the Digital hitkit plus a complete set of analog libraries, pcells, 3-bus libraries, package library, RF pads for mixed-mode designs.

Universities, Academic and Educational Institutions may also get the Mixed-Signal hitkit  free of charge! (if there is a signed hitkit License Agreement (2) in place).


hitkit Download
The hitkit data can be downloaded by registered and authorized users from our Download Area only after:
  • Receipt (and countersignature) of the signed Confidentiality Agreement and hitkit License Agreement.
  • Activation of the hitkit technology and download keys in our customer database.


hitkit License
Please note that the hitkit license file is required ONLY for installation of the hitkit and can be generated by registered and authorized users after:
  • Activation of the requested technology and tool keys in our database according to the information included in the hitkit Request Form.