With the availability of AEM Forms for more than 4 years and per Adobe’s published product and technical support periods, Adobe has discontinued core technical support for Adobe LiveCycle as of March 2018. For organizations who need extra time to plan migration to Adobe’s latest technology, Extended Maintenance and Support is available an additional two years after the end of Core Support Period. Extended technical support for Adobe LiveCycle will be available through March 2020. If organizations elect to purchase Extended Support, the Annual Support Fee for the first year and / or the renewal (second year), is an additional 25% of the Annual Support fee for the current renewal term. For details, see Adobe’s Support Lifecycle Policy.
We want to help our customers make a smooth transition to Adobe Experience Manager Forms to take advantage of all the new innovations and help solve their business needs.
Adobe LiveCycle customers can upgrade directly from LiveCycle ES4 to the latest version of Experience Manager Forms. Upgrade consulting services are available from Adobe professional services and Adobe’s solution partner network, or if customers wish to complete upgrades themselves they can reference the public documentation for doing so.
For more information, including support or sales inquiries regarding upgrading to Experience Manager Forms, please contact us here.
No, AEM Forms is built on the same Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) technology stack as Adobe LiveCycle and can run in two modes – JEE and OSGI. AEM Forms includes access to most of the modules available in LiveCycle, as well as several years of feature enhancements supporting digital enrollment, onboarding and communications.
Yes, here are some stories about customers who have upgraded from LiveCycle to AEM Forms:
Call +1 (800) 685-3644, press 2, then 1, and ask about purchasing AEM Forms Designer standalone. See below for description of what is included in AEM Forms Designer vs. AEM Forms.