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MVTec HALCON is available in two different software editions:

  • HALCON Progress Edition
  • HALCON Steady Edition
 Progress Edition
Steady Edition
PurchasingSubscription-based (automatically renews every year, grants access to all versions released during the subscription period)

One-time purchase

Release cycle~ 6 months~ 2 years: regular
maintenance updates available
Latest releaseHALCON 20.11HALCON 20.11
Access to new featuresReceive new HALCON features as soon as they are ready for the market (~ every 6 months).Receive new HALCON
features with the next major
version (~ every 2 years).
Deep LearningIncludedPurchasable module increment
Product qualityHigh-end quality of all featuresHigh-end quality of all features
SupportDuring the subscription periodLong-term support
HDevEngineThe HDevEngine is part
of both editions.
The HDevEngine is part
of both editions.
HDevelopThe HDevelop IDE is part of both editions.The HDevelop IDE is part of both editions.
Runtime licenses

Perpetual license

Perpetual license
Runtime license upgradabilityfree up to 2 years after purchaseavailable on request
Development licensesValidity is limited to the
subscription period.
Unlimited validity


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