- Log File Message Controls
- Job Management Up-to-date Checking
- Automatic Compile Point Enhancements
- Synopsys Design Constraints Editor
- Compiler Directives Editor
- Compiler Enhancements (VHDL 2008/Verilog/SystemVerilog)
Synopsys claimed "with Synplify Premier software's Fast-Mode, multiprocessing and automatic compile-points technologies designers can speed FPGA synthesis by up to 10X".
The latest ISE 13.1 just added support for Virtex-7 and Kintex-7. It also supports Window 7 Professional well now.