Download Academic Software
This page contains the most current, academic software suites and bundles. These suites and bundles consolidate all relevant software for your application needs into a single installer. To access the previously featured, individual toolkits and modules, visit Academic Software Downloads for 2013 to 2015 Versions.
The following installers, with the exception of WaveForms, are Windows only and require a serial number to activate the software you install. Alternatively, you can install the software in evaluation mode for a limited time.
To learn about software and installers for additional operating systems, visit Install NI Academic Software for Mac OS X and Linux.
Recommended Installers for Students and Educators
NI Student Edition Software
The NI Student Edition Software includes the LabVIEW Student Edition, VI Package Manager, LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module, LabVIEW MathScript RT Module, NI Vision Development Module, LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit, LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit, NI Vision Builder for Automated Inspection, LabVIEW Module for LEGO® MINDSTORMS®(for 2016 and earlier), Circuit Design Suite (Includes Multisim and Ultiboard)
|NI Student Edition Software: English||11.09 MB2||10.95 MB2|
|NI Student Edition Software: French||11.09 MB2||10.95 MB2|
|NI Student Edition Software: German||11.09 MB2||10.95 MB2|
|NI Student Edition Software: Korean||11.09 MB2||10.95 MB2|
|NI Student Edition Software: Chinese||10.96 MB2||11.09 MB2|
|NI Student Edition Software: Japanese||10.84 MB2||11.09 MB2|
myRIO Software Bundle
The myRIO Software Bundle includes a LabVIEW development system, the LabVIEW Real-Time Module, the LabVIEW myRIO Toolkit, and other NI software for developing myRIO applications.
|myRIO Software Bundle||10.3 MB2||12.7 MB2||10.13 MB2|
myDAQ Software Suite
The myDAQ Software Suite includes a LabVIEW development system, the LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module, the LabVIEW MathScript RT Module, Multisim, and NI ELVISmx.
|myDAQ Software Suite||12.7 MB2||12.7 MB2||12.5 MB2|
The LabVIEW installer includes a LabVIEW development system and add-ons that correspond with the version of LabVIEW activated by your serial number.
|LabVIEW Development System 32-Bit: English||1.43 GB1||1.47 GB1||1.33 GB1|
|LabVIEW Development System 32-Bit: French||1.51 GB1||1.54 GB1||1.33 GB1|
|LabVIEW Development System 32-Bit: German||1.51 GB1||1.54 GB1||1.33 GB1|
|LabVIEW Development System 32-Bit: Korean||1.50 GB1||1.54 GB1||1.33 GB1|
|LabVIEW Development System 32-Bit: Chinese||1.51 GB1||1.54 GB1||1.33 GB1|
|LabVIEW Development System 32-Bit: Japanese||1.52 GB1||1.55 GB1||1.33 GB1|
Popular Software Add-Ons for LabVIEW
To download and evaluate LabVIEW add-on modules and toolkits, you must have a purchased or an evaluation version of a LabVIEW development system installed.
Download additional toolkits and modules at ni.com/downloads.
|LabVIEW MathScript RT Module||423 MB1||343 MB1||341 MB1|
|LabVIEW LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT/EV3 Module||X||151 MB1||149 MB1|
|LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module||565 MB1||481 MB1||475 MB1|
|Vision Development Module(includes webcam support)||2.5 GB1||2.1 GB1||1.7 GB1|
|Vision Builder for Automated Inspection(includes webcam support)||1.9 GB1||1.8 GB1||1.6 GB1|
|LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit||221 MB1||137 MB1||136 MB1|
|LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit||595 MB1||581 MB1||531 MB1|
|LabVIEW Real-Time Module||1.05 GB1||1.02 GB1||991 MB1|
|LabVIEW FPGA Module||503 MB1||442 MB1||414 MB1|
Circuit Design Suite (Multisim and Ultiboard)
The Circuit Design Suite includes Multisim and Ultiboard, NI ELVISmx, and LabVIEW add-ons that provide integration options between Multisim and LabVIEW.
|Circuit Design Suite (Multisim and Ultiboard)||749 MB1||639 MB1|
WaveForms for Analog Discovery 2—NI Edition
Recommended Installers for Software Administrators
Software Platform Bundle
1 This download includes a downloader file to increase the transfer speed of the software and the ability to resume a download if interrupted. After the file is installed on your machine, the software download begins.
2 This is a web-based installer that downloads a thin client that gives you the ability to choose which development system components to download and install.