Freescale/NXP I.MX Chip image deploy tools.
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Signed-off-by: Frank Li <>
Latest commit e4d6337 Jan 16, 2019

uuu (Universal Update Utility), mfgtools 3.0

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Freescale/NXP I.MX Chip image deploy tools. original linux version uses "linux" branch, windows version uses "windows" branch

uuu (universal update utility) for nxp imx chips -- libuuu-1.0.1-gffd9837

Succeded:0       Failed:3               Wait for Known USB Devices to Appear...

1:11     5/5 [                                        ] SDP: jump -f u-boot-dtb.imx -ivtinitramf....
2:1      1/5 [===>                                    ] SDP: boot -f u-boot-imx7dsabresd_sd.imx ....

Key features

  • The real cross platform. Linux, Windows, MacOS(not test yet)
  • Multi devices program support
  • Daemon mode support
  • Few depedencies (only libusb, zlibc, libbz2)
  • Firmware (uboot/kernel) uses WCID to auto load the winusb drvier on the Windows side. Windows7 users need to install the winusb driver from Windows10 will install the driver automatically.


  uuu u-boot.imx            Download u-boot.imx via HID device
  uuu list.uu               Run all the commands in list.uu
  uuu -s                    Enter shell mode. Input command. 

  uuu -v u-boot.imx         verbose mode
  uuu -d u-boot.imx         Once it detects the attachement of a known device, download boot.imx. 
                            u-boot.imx can be replaced, new file will be download once board reset.
                            Do not unplug the SD card, write to the SD card, nor plug in a SD card when debugging uboot.
  uuu -b emmc u-boot.imx    write u-boot.imx to emmc boot partition. u-boot.imx need enable fastboot
  uuu -b emmc_all u-boot.imx sdcard.bz2\*
                            decompress sdcard.bz2 file and download the whole image into emmc

Prebuilt Image and pdf document

The prebuilt image and document are here:

How to Build:



Run environment

  • Windows 10 64 bit
  • Linux (Ubuntu) 64 bit
  • 32 bit systems will have problems with big files.


uuu is licensed under the BSD license. See LICENSE. The BSD licensed prebuilt Windows binary version of uuu is statically linked with the LGPL libusb library, which remains LGPL.