In this article you will learn, How to interpret the previous NX version and current NX CR (Continuous Release) version. Siemens had released different NX version over years starting from 2002.
Following is the table which shows different maintenance release versions of each NX version starting from NX 1 to NX 12.
NX 12.0.2 MP 10 – Base/Major ReleaseNX 12.0.2 MP 10 – Minor ReleaseNX 12.0.2 MP 10 – Maintenance ReleaseNX 12.0.2 MP 10 – Maintenance Pack
Major release includes major changes to the application functionalities of the software, enhancements and involves changes to the database.
Maintenance release was important updates for all NX users. They contained new functionalities, enhancements and important bug fixes to the base release.
Maintenance packs were the updates to Maintenance Releases. Each Maintenance Release had it’s own Maintenance Pack(s).e.g. NX 12.0.2 MP 0 NX 12.0.2 MP 1NX 12.0.2 MP 2 and so on
They were released to address particular problems. They were optional and not applicable to all the NX users or customers.
Prior to NX 12, There was specified sequence of NX installation with respect to the base release, maintenance release and maintenance pack.e.g. For NX 11, It is required to setup in the following sequence1. Install NX 112. Install the Maintenance Release (MR) NX 11.0.23. Install any Maintenance Pack (MP) NX 11.0.2 MP 10Starting from NX 12, Maintenance release was provided as full installations. If it is needed to run NX 12.0.2 then it is not required to install NX 12 first, but one can install NX 12.0.2 directly.
Announcement: NX Continuous ReleaseNX Continuous Release F.A.Q.NX Continuous Release Processes
Monthly Updates are available for commercial version only.