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AR# 68324

Vivado Simulation - Supported Third party simulators for major Vivado Design Suite release

Description

This article lists the supported third party simulators to be used with Vivado Design Suite.

These are also listed in "Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation and Licensing" (UG973) released with the software.

Refer to the section "Architecture Support and Requirements" > "Compatible Third-Party Tools".

The compatible versions are forward compatible. Xilinx recommends that you run the most current version of the simulator.

Solution

Vivado Design Suite 2018.3


  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.6c)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.6c)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.053)
  • Cadence Xcelium Parallel Simulator (18.03.005)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (N-2017.12-SP2)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.5) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2018.02)

Vivado Design Suite 2018.2

 
 
  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.6c)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.6c)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.042)
  • Cadence Xcelium Parallel Simulator (17.10.005)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (N-2017.12)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.4a) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2017.10)

Vivado Design Suite 2018.1
 
 
  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.6c)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.6c)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.042)
  • Cadence Xcelium Parallel Simulator (17.10.005)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (N-2017.12)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.4a) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2017.10)

 

Vivado Design Suite 2017.4

 

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.6b)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.6b)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.028)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (M-2017.03-SP1)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.4a) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2017.02)


Vivado Design Suite 2017.3

 

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.6b)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.6b)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.028)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (M-2017.03-SP1)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.4a) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2017.02)


Vivado Design Suite 2017.2

 

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.5c)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.5c)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.014)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (L-2016.06-SP1)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.4) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2016.10)


Vivado Design Suite 2017.1

 

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.5c)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.5c)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.014)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (L-2016.06-SP1)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.4) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2016.10)


Vivado Design Suite 2016.4

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.5c)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.5c)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.005)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (L-2016.06)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.3) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2016.06)

 

Vivado Design Suite 2016.3

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.5c)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.5c)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.20.005)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (L-2016.06)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.3) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2016.06)


Vivado Design Suite 2016.2, 2016.1

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.4d)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.4d)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (15.10.013)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (K-2015.09)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.3) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2015.10)


Vivado Design Suite 2015.4, 2015.3

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.4b)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.4b)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (14.20.006)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (J-2014.12-SP2)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.2 SP2) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2015.06)


Vivado Design Suite 2015.2, 2015.1

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.3d)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.3d)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (14.10.011)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (I-2014.03-SP1)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (10.1 SP1) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2015.02)


Vivado Design Suite 2014.4


  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.3b)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.3b)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (13.20.005)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (I-2014.03)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (9.3 SP1) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2014.02)


Vivado Design Suite 2014.3

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.3b)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.3b)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (13.20.005)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (I-2014.03)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (9.2 SP1) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2014.02)


Vivado Design Suite 2014.2, 2014.1

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.2a)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.2a)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (12.2-016)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (H-2013.06-SP1)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (9.3 SP1) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2014.02)


Vivado Design Suite 2013.4

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.2a)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.2a)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (12.2-016)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (H-2013.06)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (9.2 SP1) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2013.06)


Vivado Design Suite 2013.3

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.2a)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.2a)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (12.2-016)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (H-2013.06-3)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (9.2) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2013.02)


Vivado Design Suite 2013.1, 2013.2

  • Mentor Graphics ModelSim SE/DE/PE (10.1b)
  • Mentor Graphics Questa Advanced Simulator (10.1b)
  • Cadence Incisive Enterprise Simulator (IES) (12.2)
  • Synopsys VCS and VCS MX (G-2012.09)
  • Aldec Active-HDL (9.2) Aldec Riviera-PRO (2012.10)
AR# 68324
Date 01/11/2019
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite
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