FAQ | What is the difference between LTS and mainline releases of Q-SYS Designer?

Understand the differences between long-term support and mainline releases of Q-SYS Designer software.

Updated at June 27th, 2023

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Answer


There are several differences between the LTS and mainline builds of Q-SYS Designer Software.

LTS

  • Maintains the feature set of the selected build architecture
    • 9.4.x is the current LTS build set
  • Focuses on stability of the included features over adding new functions
  • Maintained with patch releases as required to address critical bugs and security updates
  • May receive support for minor revisions to already supported hardware
  • Minimum lifespan of 24 months maintenance or until promotion of a new LTS release
 
 

Mainline (Current) Releases

  • Contains latest new features and new hardware support
  • Maintained with patch releases as required to address critical bugs and security updates