Product Lifecycle

Software list

Upbound provides support and software maintenance to paid customers. Supported software products include:

Maintenance and updates

Upbound supports Generally Available releases for up to 12 months. All software follows semantic versioning of X.Y.Z.

  • A major release is a change in the first digit and indicates breaking API changes or for 1.0.0 indicates the first release where the API is complete and stable.
  • A minor release is a change in the second digit and indicates the addition of new features. It may also include new bug fixes that weren’t included in a previous patch release.
  • A patch release is a change in the third digit and only contains bug fixes, no new features.

Spaces schedule

Spaces has a minor release every 3 months. Minor patch releases are available as needed. Upbound provides 6 months of mainstream support and 6 months of maintenance support for each minor release. Only critical security issues and functional bugs deemed critical qualify under maintenance support.

Upbound supports upgrades from one minor version to the next. Upgrades that span more than N+1 or N-1 minor versions isn’t supported.

UXP schedule

UXP follows the Crossplane Release Cycle. UXP has a major release every 3 months. Minor patch releases are available as needed. Upbound provides support for the current + 2 previous minor releases.

Upbound fixes bugs in supported major releases and the latest minor release. Upbound backports only critical bugs (both functional and security) to older minor releases.

Official Provider schedule

Upbound releases Official providers monthly.

Upbound provides support and patch maintenance for the last 12 months of Official Provider releases. You can find the list of Official Providers in the Upbound Marketplace.


Customers with paid support contracts are eligible for pre-release cuts on an as-needed basis for all covered software.