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IBM Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus SmartSuite and Lotus Organizer announcement of end of life

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Will SmartSuite or Lotus Organizer have another Fix Pack or new version released?


In accordance with the standard IBM Software Group release management process and our commitment to continuous improvement of our product line, IBM Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus SmartSuite and Lotus Organizer have been withdrawn from marketing effective 06/11/2013 .

Support is being provided until 09/30/2014.

IBM has announced end dates for the IBM Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus SmartSuite and Lotus Organizer products as follows:

End of Marketing - June 11, 2013

    End of Support - September 30, 2014

More information on the end of life is available in the Announcement Letter:
    Software withdrawal: IBM Lotus SmartSuite and IBM Lotus Organizer
    IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 913-091
    May 14, 2013

Since there will be no future versions of the Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus SmartSuite and Lotus Organizer products, there will be no versions of these products tested or supported for use with Windows 8.

Please note that as of June 11, 2013 IBM Lotus SmartSuite is not available for download from the Passport Advantage website.

IBM Lotus SmartSuite C54MKIE.exe
IBM Lotus SmartSuite 9.8 fixpak 6 CZ0G9IE.exe
IBM Lotus Organizer C50WDNA.exe
IBM Lotus 1-2-3 Millennium Edition 9.8 C5516IE.exe

Related information

Software withdrawal and discontinuance of support: Lotu
Information about SmartSuite and Organizer working on M

Document information

More support for: Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus SmartSuite for Windows

Software version: 6.1, 9.8, 9.8.1, 9.8.2, 9.8.3, 9.8.4, 9.8.5,

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1639384

Modified date: 06 October 2014