Tekla Structures 2021 release notes

Tekla Structures
Tekla Structures

Tekla Structures 2021 release notes

Welcome to Tekla Structures 2021!

Check the information below on the many new features and improvements in this version:

Service packs

Follow the links below for information on new features, improvements and fixes made in each currently available service pack:


We suggest that you complete any unfinished models using your current version of Tekla Structures.

This version is not backwards compatible. When you create or save a model in Tekla Structures 2021, you cannot open it in older versions due to database differences.

Tekla Structures 2021 can only be installed on 64-bit Windows operating systems.

See the hardware recommendations for more information.

With on-premises licenses, Tekla Structures 2021 requires Tekla License Server 2017 or later. To check which license server version to use with your current Tekla Structures version, see Tekla license server 2020 hardware recommendations.

Administrator's release notes

Advanced users should read the Tekla Structures administrator's release notes for information on how to apply the additional customizations available in this release.

Localization release notes

Environment-specific changes are explained in the Localization release notes.

Tekla Open API release notes

The Tekla Open API release notes can be found in the Tekla Developer Center.

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