Initial releaseMarch 31, 2020; 4 years ago (2020-03-31)
Written inC++, Rust, Julia, Python, ArkTS, Cangjie, Java (Lite)
PlatformLinux, Microsoft Windows, EulerOS, openEuler, OpenHarmony, Oniro OS, HarmonyOS, Android
TypeMachine learning library
LicenseApache License 2.0

MindSpore is a open-source software framework for deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence developed by Huawei.[1][2]


It has support for custom OpenHarmony-based HarmonyOS NEXT core system, includes an AI system stack that comes with Huawei's built LLM model called PanGu-Σ with full MindSpore framework support.[3] Alongside, OpenHarmony Native device-side AI support for training interface and ArkTS programming interface for its NNRt (Neural Network Runtime) backend configurations via MindSpore Lite AI framework codebase introduced in API 11 Beta 1 of OpenHarmony 4.1. MindSpore platform runs on Ascend AI chips and Kirin alongside other HiSilicon NPU chips. [4]

CANN (Compute Architecture of Neural Networks), heterogeneous computing architecture for AI developed by Huawei. With CANN backend in OpenCV DNN, giving developers ability to run created AI models on the Ascend, Kirin and other HiSilicon NPU enabled chips.[5]

See also


  1. ^ "Huawei MindSpore AI Development Framework". Springer Link. Huawei Technologies. Retrieved February 13, 2024.
  2. ^ "Inference on the Ascend 310 AI Processor". MindSpore. MindSpore. Retrieved February 13, 2024.
  3. ^ Bhati, Kamlesh. "Huawei HarmonyOS NEXT Official Now: Bring Spatial Design and Vivid Color Concepts". Sparrownews.com. Sparrownews.com. Retrieved February 13, 2024.
  4. ^ "OpenHarmony 4.1 Beta1 Unleashes Cutting-Edge Features and API Advancements". World Tech. FTT World. Retrieved February 13, 2024.
  5. ^ MSV, Janakiram. "Huawei Wants To Tackle NVIDIA And Google With A Solid AI Strategy". Forbes. Forbes. Retrieved March 11, 2024.