Synopsys to Hold Investor Conference on Monday, December 8, 2003

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), the world leader in semiconductor design software, will hold its annual Investor Day conference on Monday, December 8, 2003.

Synopsys Investor Day 2004 will be carried live on the Internet at the Synopsys corporate website at on Monday, December 8, 2003 at 7:55 a.m. EST (4:55 a.m. PST). To access the live audio webcast, please go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register and to download and install any necessary audio software. The webcast replay can be accessed at the Synopsys corporate website within 2 hours after the conclusion of the live event.

About Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. is the world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The Company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms to the global electronics market, enabling the development of complex systems-on-chips (SoCs). Synopsys also provides intellectual property and design services to simplify the design process and accelerate time-to-market for its customers. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has more than 60 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. Visit Synopsys online at .

SOURCE: Synopsys, Inc.

CONTACT: investors, Jessica Kourakos of Synopsys, Inc., +1-650-584-4289,

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