Adobe ColdFusion End of Life EOL dates

Adobe ColdFusion End of life EOL dates, FusionReactor

Welcome to the Adobe ColdFusion End-of-Life (EOL) Information page

Navigating the lifecycle of Adobe ColdFusion versions is crucial for maintaining the efficiency and security of your systems. This page provides comprehensive details about the End-of-Life (EOL) dates for various ColdFusion releases, ensuring you stay informed and prepared for upcoming transitions. We also delve into Adobe’s standard and extended support offerings, helping you understand how you can continue to receive support and maintenance services even after a version’s core support period has ended. This information is essential for making informed decisions about upgrading and maintaining your ColdFusion environments. Keep your systems up-to-date and secure by staying informed with the latest EOL dates and support options available from Adobe.

Release Released Core Support Extended Support Latest
17 May 2023
16 May 2028
16 May 2029
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11 Nov 2020
10 Nov 2025
10 Nov 2026
See Adobe
12 Jul 2018
13 Jul 2023
13 Jul 2024
See Adobe
16 Feb 2016
17 Feb 2021
17 Feb 2022
See Adobe
29 Apr 2014
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2021
See Adobe
15 May 2012
16 May 2017
16 May 2019
See Adobe

For more detailed information, visit the Adobe ColdFusion website.

The typical lifespan of a ColdFusion release is around five years post-launch, with new versions generally rolling out approximately every two years.

Adobe offers an “Extended Maintenance and Support” program, providing additional maintenance and support services beyond the standard Core Support period.

Using a supported version of ColdFusion is essential primarily for security reasons, as it ensures you receive crucial updates to protect against emerging threats. It also guarantees compatibility with other modern technologies, maintains your eligibility for technical support, and provides access to the latest features and enhancements. Furthermore, for businesses in regulated industries, using supported software is often necessary to meet compliance standards. Therefore, staying current with supported versions helps safeguard your applications, optimize performance, and comply with industry regulations, making it a critical practice for ColdFusion users.

To verify your current ColdFusion version, you can execute the following command: