AEM releases roadmap

Adobe Experience Manager continuously delivers new features, enhancements to existing features, and bug fixes for its cloud services, Adobe Managed Services, and on-premise offerings.

This article lists upcoming releases for AEM as a Cloud Service and supported on-premise and managed services AEM versions.

NOTE

Roadmap updates available in this article are for information only and are subject to change at any time.

AEM as a Cloud Service

AEM as a Cloud Service follows a monthly release cadence. As a result, new features are available as continuous updates to AEM every month. The upcoming releases for AEM as a Cloud Services are as follows.

Release Version Type Schedule
AEM as a Cloud Service 2020.11.0 2020.11.0 Monthly Release December 02, 2020
AEM as a Cloud Service 2020.12.0 2020.12.0 Monthly Release December 17, 2020
AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.1.0 2021.1.0 Monthly Release January 28, 2021
AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.2.0 2021.2.0 Monthly Release February 25, 2021
AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.3.0 2021.3.0 Monthly Release March 25, 2021
AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.4.0 2021.4.0 Monthly Release April 29, 2021
AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.5.0 2021.5.0 Monthly Release May 27, 2021

In addition to the monthly releases, various critical updates are available in AEM as a Cloud Service with a daily release frequency.

AEM on-premise and managed services

Product updates in terms of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes for supported AEM on-premise and managed services are delivered through quarterly service packs and Cumulative Fix Packs (CFPs). It allows for quicker adoption of product updates through frequent releases. The schedule for upcoming product updates releases is as follows.

AEM 6.5

AEM 6.5 product updates are delivered through quarterly service packs. These include new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. For details about the latest released service pack, see AEM 6.5 service pack release notes.

Release Version Type Schedule
AEM 6.5 Service Pack 8 6.5.8.0 Service Pack Feb 25, 2021
AEM 6.5 Service Pack 9 6.5.9.0 Service Pack May 27, 2021
AEM 6.5 Service Pack 10 6.5.10.0 Service Pack Aug 26, 2021
AEM 6.5 Service Pack 11 6.5.11.0 Service Pack Nov 25, 2021
NOTE

AEM Forms releases the add-on packages one week after the scheduled AEM Service Pack release date.

AEM 6.4

AEM 6.4 product updates are delivered through quarterly CFPs. These include bug fixes. For details about the latest released CFP, see AEM 6.4 Cumulative Fix Pack release notes.

Release Version Type Schedule
AEM 6.4 Service Pack 8 CFP 4 6.4.8.4 Cumulative Fix Pack Feb 25, 2021
NOTE

AEM Forms releases the add-on packages one week after the scheduled AEM Cumulative Fix Pack release date.

NOTE

AEM 6.4 Service Pack 8 CFP 4, scheduled for a February 2021 release, is the last CFP for AEM 6.4.

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