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 * CHAN CHI-FOON 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol SYNOPSYS INC [ SNPS ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Co-CEO & President
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
690 EAST MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
8/21/2020
(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  8/21/2020    S(1)    11954  D $211.7904 (2) 185624  D   
Common Stock  8/21/2020    M    187007  A $45.23  372631  D   
Common Stock  8/21/2020    S    187007  D $211.7904 (2) 185624  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 Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. 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 Date 7. 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)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy)  $45.23  8/21/2020    M (1)       187007   3/15/2016  12/15/2022  Common Stock  187007  $0.0  0  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The transactions reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan.
(2)  Represents a weighted average sale price per share. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $207.29 to 214.20. The Reporting Person has provided to the Issuer, and undertakes to provide to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission or any security holder of the Issuer, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the range.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
CHAN CHI-FOON
690 EAST MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043
X
Co-CEO & President

Signatures
By: POA pursuant Christina Escalante-Dutra For: Chi-Foon Chan 8/24/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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