Supported Simulators - 2023.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Logic Simulation (UG900)

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2023.2 English

Following are the supported simulators in the Vivado Design Suite:

Table 1. Supported Simulators
Simulator Version Integrated with Vivado Integrated Design Environment
AMD Vivado™ Simulator 2023.2 Integrated with the Vivado integrated design environment, where each simulation launch appears as a framework of windows within the Vivado IDE.
Siemens EDA Questa Advanced Simulator 2023.2 Yes
Siemens EDA ModelSim Simulator 2023.2(DE) Yes
Synopsys Verilog Compiler Simulator (VCS) U-2023.03-1 Yes
Aldec Rivera-PRO Simulator 2022.10 Yes
Aldec Active-HDL 14.0 Yes
Cadence Xcelium Parallel Simulator 23.03.002 Yes

See the Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation, and Licensing (UG973) for the supported versions of third-party simulators.

For more information about the Vivado IDE and the Vivado Design Suite flow, see:

  • Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Using the Vivado IDE (UG893)
  • Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Design Flows Overview (UG892)