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This page provides details on the support status of Universal Type Server with recent operating systems and databases.

The Universal Type Client Compatibility Guide is here.

Universal Type Server 5 and 6 have been discontinued. Information about discontinued software is for comparison purposes only and does not imply the availability of ongoing support.

Client/Server Compatibility

Universal Type server 7 supports connections from Universal Type Client 6.1.7 and 7.x, and from Core Client 6.1.5, 6.1.6, and 7.x.

Operating Systems

Operating systems supported by recent versions of Universal Type Server.

macOS version   Type Server 7.x     Type Server 6.x     Type Server 5.x  
  (Current version) (No longer supported) (No longer supported)
Big Sur 11.x 1  1
Catalina 10.15 1  1
Mojave 10.14
High Sierra 10.13
Sierra 10.12
El Capitan 10.11 2  2
Yosemite 10.10
Mavericks 10.9
Mountain Lion 10.8
Mac OS X 10.7

NOTES

  1. Support for macOS 10.15 Catalina and 11.x Big Sur was added in Universal Type Server 7.0.6.

  2. Support for macOS 10.11 was dropped with Universal Type Server 7.0.6.

Windows version   Type Server 7.x     Type Server 6.x     Type Server 5.x  
  (Current version) (No longer supported) (No longer supported)
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

External Databases

Databases supported by recent versions of Universal Type Server.

IMPORTANT: Support for Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL has been discontinued. While we support these external databases in the current release of Universal Type Server, they will be dropped in a future release.

PostgreSQL 1   Type Server 7.x     Type Server 6.x     Type Server 5.x  
  (Current version) (No longer supported) (No longer supported)
PostgreSQL 12.3
PostgreSQL 12.2

NOTES

  1. Support for PostgreSQL was added in Universal Type Server 7.0.6.

Microsoft SQL Server   Type Server 7.x     Type Server 6.x     Type Server 5.x  
  (Current version) (No longer supported) (No longer supported)
SQL Server 2016
SQL Server 2012
SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL Server 2008 Express R2
SQL Server 2008 SP1
MySQL Server   Type Server 7.x     Type Server 6.x     Type Server 5.x  
  (Current version) (No longer supported) (No longer supported)
MySQL 5.7
MySQL 5.6
MySQL 5.5