CapTIvate Design Center Release Notes

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This is version of CapTIvate Design Center.

CapTIvate™ is a capacitive user interface design ecosystem that takes the next big step in design process evolution. It brings together a capacitive measurement technology, a design GUI, a capacitive touch software library, and a hardware development platform.


What’s New


Software Library

Design Center

Please re-create the projects created from the previous version to get all the new features.

Upgrade and Compatibility Information

No special action is required to upgrade to this release.

Installation and Usage

Host Support

Supported Operating Systems:


Device Support

The following families of devices are supported in this release of CapTIvate Design Center:

Validation Information

The CapTIvate Design Center was validated with the following IDEs:

Code Composer Studio 8.2 IAR Embedded Workbench 7.12

Known Issues

ID Summary
None None


This product’s version follows a version format,, where M is a single digit Major number, mm is 2 digit minor number, pp is a 2 digit patch number, and b is an unrestricted set of digits used as an incrementing build counter.

Prior Release Changes

ID Summary
MSPCAPLIB-176 Add HID Bridge firmware Image to Design Center Download Package
MSPCAPLIB-175 Streamline customer development in basic mode by updating default values and hiding additional parameters in basic mode (keep in advanced mode)
MSPCAPLIB-174 Catch error when user opens a project in invalid workspace
MSPCAPLIB-168 Fix broken links to API guide and SW change control document from the user's guide
MSPCAPLIB-167 Add BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD chapter to CapTIvate Tech Guide
MSPCAPLIB-161 Expand calibration algorithm options to include new Max-Offset calibration
MSPCAPLIB-155 Add support for MSP430FR2522 and MSP430FR2512 devices
MSPCAPLIB-151 Add section to the tech guide to describe pin selection methodology
ID Summary
MSPCAPLIB-158 Add Metal Touch examples and documentation updates
MSPCAPLIB-150 Change “PARALLEL BLOCK” column heading to “PARALLEL GROUP”
MSPCAPLIB-138 DesignCenter shall be modified to use the documentation tools from SimpleLink SDK SWTOOLS

Technical Support and Product Updates