8.16 VFP vector mode

VFP vector mode allows you to use VFP instructions on vectors of floating-point numbers. ARM deprecates VFP vector mode.

Usually the VFP core only works on a single register. However, many VFP arithmetic instructions can also operate on vectors of up to eight single-precision or four double-precision numbers, enabling Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD) vectorization.
In addition, the floating-point load and store instructions have multiple register forms, enabling vectors to be transferred to and from memory easily.


ARM deprecates the use of VFP vector mode.
Related concepts
8.1 Architecture support for VFP
8.17 Vectors in the VFP extension register bank
Related information
ARM Architecture Reference Manual
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