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AR# 54242

Install - Operating System (OS) support on Vivado Design Tools

Description

This answer record summarizes the operating system support section of the Release Notes from current and past Xilinx Vivado design tool versions.

Solution

For the most current Operating System Support for Vivado Design tools see (UG973) - Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation, and Licensing.

https://www.xilinx.com/cgi-bin/docs/rdoc?v=latest;t=vivado+release+notes

Note: Virtual Machine (VM) environments are not officially supported but Vivado should work correctly on a VM of an equivalent, supported native OS. See (Xilinx Answer 67502).

2017.1

  • Windows 7.1: 64-bit
  • Windows 10.0 Pro: 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6-6.8: 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2-7.3: 64-bit
  • CentOS Linux 6.7-6.8: 64-bit
  • CentOS Linux 7.2-7.3: 64-bit
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux 11.4: 64-bit
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux 12.2 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 16.04.1 LTS: 64-bit - Additional Library installation required
Note: Vivado Lab Edition only also supports Windows 7.1; Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.6-6.8; CentOS 6.8 and Suse 11.4, 32-bit Operating Systems.


2016.3 & 2016.4

  • Windows 7.1: 64-bit
  • Windows 8.1: 64-bit
  • Windows 10.0: 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11: 64-bit (Except SDK)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6-6.8: 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1-7.2: 64-bit
  • CentOS Linux 6.7-6.8: 64-bit
  • CentOS Linux 7.2: 64-bit
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux 11.4: 64-bit
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux 12.1 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS: 64-bit - Additional Library installation required

Note: UG973 (v2016.3 and 2016.4) is missing these supported operating systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 (64-bit); CentOS Linux 6.7 (64-bit) and CentOS 7.2 (64-bit)

Note: Vivado Lab Edition also supports Windows 7 SP1/Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.6-6.8, 32-bit Operating Systems. Lab Edition also supports the 64-bit systems.


2016.1 & 2016.2

  • Windows 7 and 7 SP1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 8.1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 10 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 5.11 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.6 - 6.7 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 7.0 - 7.1 (64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.3 and 12.0 (64-bit)
  • Cent OS 6.7 and 7.1 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04.4 LTS (64-bit)

Note: Vivado 2016.x will not support a 32-bit OS for Windows 7 and RHEL 6.x except for "Lab Edition".

In addition to the above 64-bit operating systems, Lab Edition is supported on Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit) and Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.6 - 6.7 (32-bit).


2015.3 & 2015.4

  • Windows 7 and 7 SP1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 8.1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 5.10 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.5 - 6.6 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 7.0 (64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.3 and 12.0 (64-bit)
  • Cent OS 6.6 and 7.0 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04.2 LTS (64-bit)

Note: On the Vivado 2015.3 Install welcome screen, the Supported Operating Systems list incorrectly omits the operating systems that were added back, relative to the Vivado 2015.1 and 2015.2 support.


2015.1 & 2015.2

  • Windows 7 and 7 SP1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 8.1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.5 - 6.6 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 7.0 (64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12.0 (64-bit)
  • Cent OS 7.0 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (64-bit)

Note: Vivado 2015.x will not support a 32-bit OS for Windows 7 and RHEL 6.x except for "Lab Edition"

2014.3 & 2014.4

  • Windows 7 and 7 SP1 Professional (32-bit and 64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 8.1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 5.8 - 5.10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.4 - 6.5 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.3 (32-bit and 64-bit).
    Note: The 2014.x Release notes incorrectly state that SUSE 11.1 and SUSE 11.2 are supported.
  • Cent OS 6.4 and 6.5 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (64-bit)


2014.1 & 2014.2

  • Windows XP Professional (32-bit and 64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 7 and 7 SP1 Professional (32-bit and 64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 8.1 Professional (64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 5.8 - 5.10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6.4 - 6.5 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.3 (32-bit and 64-bit).
    Note
    : The 2014.x Release notes incorrectly state that SUSE 11.1 and SUSE 11.2 are supported.
  • Cent OS 6.4 and 6.5 (64-bit)


2013.x

  • Windows XP Professional (32-bit and 64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 7 Professional (32-bit and 64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 5 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.2 (32-bit and 64-bit)


2012.x

  • Windows XP Professional (32-bit and 64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows 7 Professional (32-bit and 64-bit), English/Japanese
  • Windows Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 5 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Workstation 6 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)

 

AR# 54242
Date 04/19/2017
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite