Dassault Systèmes support plan, changes CATIA V4R3

Dassault Systèmes (DS) announces that the company will modify its support plans for CATIA Version 4 Release 3. This will affect all CATIA V4 R3 customers’ current with their ALC.

For the past 19 years, CATIA V4 has provided a critical platform used by many companies around the world for industrial programs and innovation.

Most CATIA V4 customers transitioned to CATIA V5 or CATIA V6.

Dassault Systèmes has decided to announce the end of support of CATIA V4 Release 3 at December 31, 2015 (CATIA V4 Release 2.5 end of support since December 31, 2014 - see Annex).

Therefore, customers who are current with their ALC for CATIA Version 4 Release 3 will be supported until December 31, 2015 for the following products:    

The level of support will not change for any of the above listed products through December 31, 2015.  During this period, Dassault Systèmes customers will continue to receive the same high level of support and be able to download fixes from cadam.com.

After  December 31, 2015 , the only CATIA V4 products still supported will be the two following ones on release V5-6R2014 (or upper level) :

Dassault Systèmes encourages all customers affected by this announcement to migrate to the current versions of these products during the remainder of 2015 to take advantage of the latest technology and for continued full support.

Annex : Links to previous CATIA V4R25 communications

Please note that the definition and dates of support phases for all DS products are published on the DS web site in the Resource Library: Support Lifecycle Policy and Release Support Lifecycle Dates