The new editor is backward compatible with all versions later than 1.17.
Compatible with earlier systems or elements of earlier systems.
A new release of an operating system that is backward-compatible with earlier versions.
Referring to something (e.g., a device, machine, system, or program) that can be used with or is interoperable with an earlier generation, model, or version.
Origin of backward-compatible
- Back-formation from backward compatibility.