FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

RUNKEL JOHN F JR
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

SYNOPSYS INC [ SNPS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
General Counsel &
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

690 EAST MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

5/26/2020
(Street)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 5/26/2020  M  3798 A$90.51 21754 D  
Common Stock 5/26/2020  S  3798 D$172.08 17956 D  
Common Stock 5/26/2020  M  6202 A$60.37 24158 D  
Common Stock 5/26/2020  S  6202 D$172.08 17956 D  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security3. Trans. Date3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4)10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4)11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
CodeV(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $60.37 5/26/2020  M     6202  3/15/2017 (1)12/15/2023 Common Stock 6202 $0.0 6156 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $90.51 5/26/2020  M     3798  12/8/2018 (2)12/8/2024 Common Stock 3798 $0.0 17685 D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Option vests in 16 equal quarterly installments beginning on the date shown.
(2) 1/4 of the grant becomes exercisable one year after grant date with the remainder becoming exercisable in a series of 12 equal quarterly installments thereafter.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
RUNKEL JOHN F JR
690 EAST MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043


General Counsel &

Signatures
By: POA pursuant Christina Escalante-Dutra For: John Frederick Runkel, Jr.5/27/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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