Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition User Guide: Third-party Simulation

ID 683080
Date 11/07/2022

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2.5. Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition, ModelSim® , and Questa* Simulator Support Revision History

Document Version Intel® Quartus® Prime Version Changes
2022.11.07 22.1
  • Added support for Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition simulator throughout.
  • Replaced "Mentor Graphics" with "Siemens EDA" to reflect current company name.
  • Removed support for ModelSim - Intel FPGA Edition simulator throughout.
  • Replaced support for Cadence Incisive Enterprise (ncsim) simulator with Xcelium simulator support throughout.
  • Revised Using Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition Precompiled Libraries topic.
  • Corrected syntax error in ModelSim Simulation Setup Script Example.




2017.11.06 17.1.0
  • Changed title to ModelSim - Intel FPGA Edition, ModelSim® , and QuestaSim Support*
  • Stated no support for Intel® Arria® 10 timing simulation in Simulating Transport Delays and Disabling Timing Violations on Registers topics.
  • Added Simulation Library Compiler details and another step to Quick Start Example
2016.10.31 16.1.0
  • Implemented Intel rebranding.
  • Corrected load design syntax error.
2016.05.02 16.0.0
  • Noted limitations of NativeLink simulation.
  • Added note about avoiding Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition instance limitations.
2015.11.02 15.1.0 Changed instances of Quartus II to Quartus Prime.


  • Added mixed language simulation support in the Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition software.


  • Replaced MegaWizard Plug-In Manager information with IP Catalog.

November 2012


  • Relocated general simulation information to Simulating Altera Designs.

June 2012


  • Removed survey link.

November 2011


  • Changed to new document template.