SDL Contenta 5.6, SDL Contenta S1000D 5.6, SDL LiveContent S1000D 5.6 Released!

SDL released new product versions for our Contenta and S1000D customers on December 15, 2017.
Please refer to the Release Notes for a complete list of enhancements and detailed descriptions.

Highlights of the new features and enhancements:

  • IT focused initiatives
    • New SDL Contenta web installer
    • New XPP independent Perl on Windows
    • OEM component upgrades
    • Security enhancements
  • Enhancements to language support
    • UTF8 support throughout Content Web, Contenta Server, Contenta Crawler and the Contenta Java and Perl APIs.
    • Optional multilanguage support for SDL Contenta S1000D CSDBs
  •  S1000D IETMs
    • Next phase of Tablet UX
    • Desktop UX harmonized with new Tablet UX
    • Sample SVG data set
    • HTTP compression
  • Complete documentation sets for all of these new version releases are now available online here:

Customers with an active maintenance contract can obtain version release upgrades by opening a support ticket through the SDL Customer Support Web Portal at

Customers are encouraged to download and install this latest release on their test system. If you do not currently have a nonproduction system available for upgrade testing, SDL offers significantly discounted test server licenses for purchase. You can choose to purchase either a Perpetual test server license or if you prefer, we also now offer 3-month or 6-month term based test server licenses for purchase. Please contact your SDL Account Manager for further information.