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Is it correct (and formal enough for a resume) to say "I'm familiar with this software package from version 2.0 up", meaning that I'm familiar with version 2.0 and all subsequent versions of it?

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As a native of the UK, I would say that your suggestion "I'm familiar with this software package from version X up" is close.

First of all, it makes more sense to use "and upwards":

I am familiar with version X and upwards.

Other ways to phrase this sentence are:

  • I have used the package since version X.
  • I am familiar with version X and later.
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    I like the "I'm familiar with version X and later." and met it a lot of times myself. – SovereignSun Aug 22 '17 at 10:34
  • Thank you very much for your help. I think I'll go with the "and upwards" thing. – user61091 Aug 22 '17 at 11:51
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With the original sentence we could rephrase it to:

  • I'm familiar with this software package from version 2.0 (and) higher
  • I'm familiar with this software package from version 2.0 (and) later

There are other ways to say it:

  • "I'm familiar with this software package since version 2.0"
  • "I'm familiar with this software package starting with version 2.0"

All of these imply version 2.0 and all the versions that came later.

  • I don't agree with this. To me, "I'm familiar since version X" doesn't make sense. – Aric Aug 22 '17 at 10:27
  • I don't agree with this, either. I find nothing odd or unidiomatic about "from version 2.0 up". – J.R. Aug 22 '17 at 10:49
  • @J.R. I respect your knowledge but would want to know whether omitting and before up makes it correct? – SovereignSun Aug 22 '17 at 10:55
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    @SovereignSun - The word and can indeed be elided in such contexts. (It's not unlike constructs such as from 1980 onwards.) – J.R. Aug 22 '17 at 11:04

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