vericert VS silveroak

Compare vericert vs silveroak and see what are their differences.


A formally verified high-level synthesis tool based on CompCert and written in Coq. (by ymherklotz)


Formal specification and verification of hardware, especially for security and privacy. (by project-oak)
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vericert silveroak
1 3
80 97
- -
8.3 7.3
about 1 month ago almost 2 years ago
Coq Coq
GNU General Public License v3.0 only Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of vericert. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-03.
  • There's an ongoing effort to rewrite Principia Mathematica using Coq
    5 projects | /r/math | 3 Dec 2021
    There are ongoing research projects about that, you may want to have a look at Kôika (, Kami (, Lutsig ( and silveroak ( Closer to HLS there is also Vericert ( There may be other research project I am unaware of, feel free to add them in a reply, I am interested in it.


Posts with mentions or reviews of silveroak. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing vericert and silveroak you can also consider the following projects:

CompCert - The CompCert formally-verified C compiler

koika - A core language for rule-based hardware design 🦑

practical-fm - A gently curated list of companies using verification formal methods in industry

ConCert - A framework for smart contract verification in Coq

hacspec - Please see

Doubly-Linked-List-VST - The final project for CS2603 (2021 Spring), aiming to verify a doubly linked list library using VST. Collaborating with @karzexcc

kami - A Platform for High-Level Parametric Hardware Specification and its Modular Verification

saw-script - The SAW scripting language.

crucible - Crucible is a library for symbolic simulation of imperative programs