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Software tool which supports one or more tasks in the AUTOSAR methodology. Depending on the supported tasks, an AUTOSAR tool can act as an AUTOSAR authoring tool, an AUTOSAR converter tool, an AUTOSAR processor tool or as a combination of those.
According to the AUTOSAR-paradigm "Common standard, concurring implementations", several software suppliers offer software implementations of the AUTOSAR standard. Some of the suppliers of AUTOSAR standard software are: