AR# 70506

2017.4.1 Vivado - Vivado 2017.4 Update 1 (2017.4.1) Release Notes


This answer record serves as the Vivado 2017.4 tool update 1 (2017.4.1) Release Notes, and contains links to information about what is included in the update.


The Vivado 2017.4 tool update 1 (2017.4.1) addresses the following issues:

Vivado 2017.4 Update 1 provides:

  • Production speed files for Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Devices: ZU4CG/EG/EV (-1L, -2L), ZU5CG/EG/EV (-1L, -2L), ZU7CG/EG/EV (-1L, -2L), ZU11EG (-1L, -2L)
  • Production speed files for Kintex UltraScale+ Device: KU11P (-1L, -2L)
  • Production speed files for Virtex UltraScale+ Devices: VU11P (-3), VU13P (-3)

Vivado 2017.4 Update 1 enables the following WebPACK devices:

  • Artix-7: XC7A25T/I, XC7A12T/I
  • Spartan-7: XC7S25
  • Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC: XCZU4 EG/CG/EV, XCZU5 EG/CG/EV, XCZU7 EG/CG/EV

For designs leveraging these devices, Xilinx recommends installing this update.

For all other devices, please continue to use the Vivado 2017.4 release.

Downloading and installing the Vivado 2017.4 update (2017.4.1)

  • The update is available at:
  • The download file for this update is approximately 4.84 GB.
  • It must be applied to an existing 2017.4 (SW Build 2086221) installation, and will bring the Vivado version to 2017.4.1.

Note: The update install will overwrite data and program files in the existing Vivado 2017.4 install directory. 

Xilinx recommends a second installation if you would like to keep both 2017.4 and 2017.4.1.

Known Issues specific to Vivado 2017.4 update 1 (2017.4.1)

(Xilinx Answer 70505)Some WebPACK devices unavailable in WebPACK installation

For Vivado 2017.4 known issues see: (Xilinx Answer 68923)

For known issues related to a specific IP, please search the support site for "Known Issues" and the IP name.

AR# 70506
Date 02/08/2018
Status Active
Type Release Notes