HALCON Editions

MVTec HALCON is available in two different software editions:

  • HALCON Progress Edition
  • HALCON Steady Edition

Progress Edition

Steady Edition

Latest release

HALCON 21.11HALCON 20.11

new features

as soon as they are ready for the market

(~ every 6 months).

with the next major

(~ every 2 years)

Release cycle

~ 6 months

~ 2 years

regular maintenance updates available

Deep Learning

IncludedPurchasable module increment

Product quality

High-end quality of all featuresHigh-end quality of all features


During the subscription periodLong-term support





Runtime licenses

Perpetual license

Perpetual license

Runtime license upgradability

free up to 2 years after purchaseavailable on request

Development licenses

Validity is limited to the
subscription period
Unlimited validity


Subscription-based (automatically renews every year, grants access to all versions released during the subscription period)

One-time purchase

 Buy HALCON ProgressBuy HALCON Steady

For more information about these editions please contact your local HALCON distributor.