Software Included in NI Academic Site License


Academic Site License is available as two different options. The ASL LabVIEW option includes LabVIEW Professional Development System and a large set of LabVIEW modules and toolkits. Other select NI software packages are also included for extended development, such as NI LabWindows/CVI. The ASL Multisim option includes Circuit Design Suite, featuring Multisim and Ultiboard. Products updated for this edition show the versions in bold.

Download NI Academic Site License Software

To download NI Academic Site License software, visit the Download Academic Software page and select one of the following:

  • NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option—Select the LabVIEW Academic Site License Installer download.
  • NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option—Select the Multisim Education Edition Installer download.

OS Support

All software is for Windows OS unless otherwise noted. For information on Mac OS X/Linux support, as well as information on how to obtain and distribute the software for Mac OS X and Linux, refer to the Install NI Academic Software for Mac OS X and Linux document. For exact system and software requirements, view the release notes for each individual software package.

Note: For general installation instructions, refer to the NI Academic Site License Release Notes and Installation Instructions. For specific installation instructions, refer to the appropriate product documentation.


Fall 2018

The following software versions are specific to the Academic Site License Fall 2018 release.


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NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option


Product Version
LabVIEW Professional Development System1,2 2018 SP1
LabVIEW NXG Web Module 3.0
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Design

Product Version
LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module1,2 2018
LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit 2018
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Deploy

Product Version
LabVIEW Real-Time Module 2018 SP1
LabVIEW FPGA Module 2018
LabVIEW FPGA Xilinx Compilation Tools ISE 14.7 for LabVIEW 2018
Vivado 2017.2 for LabVIEW 2018
LabVIEW myRIO Toolkit 2018
Automotive Diagnostic Command Set 18.0
LabVIEW Module for LEGO® MINDSTORMS®1 2016
1 Not included on the media. To obtain this software, visit

Deployment Licenses for LabVIEW Real-Time Module

A LabVIEW Real-Time deployment license is required when targeting a LabVIEW Real-Time application to any National Instruments-supported real-time operating system. For more information on LabVIEW Real-Time deployment licenses, visit


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Interface

Product Version
LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) Module 2018
NI Vision Development Module 2018 SP1
LabVIEW OPC UA Toolkit 2018
ECU Measurement and Calibration Toolkit 18.0


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Analyze

Product Version
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite 2018
LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit 2018
LabVIEW Electrical Power Toolkit 2018
LabVIEW DataFinder Toolkit 2018


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Validate

Product Version
LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit 2018
LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit1,2 2018
LabVIEW Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit 2018
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW: Communications

Product Version
LabVIEW Communications 802.11 Application Framework1 2.1
LabVIEW Communications LTE Application Framework1 2.1
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 2.1
LabVIEW FPGA Compile Farm Toolkit 18.0.0
Xilinx Compilation Tools for Windows Vivado 2014.4 for LabVIEW Communications 2.0
1 Evaluation only  



Product Version
TestStand 2017 SP1



Product Version
NI LabWindows/CVI Full Development System 2017
LabWindows/CVI Execution Profiler 1.0
LabWindows/CVI PID Toolkit 2.1
LabWindows/CVI Real-Time Module 2017
LabWindows/CVI Signal Processing Toolkit 7.0.2
LabWindows/CVI SQL Toolkit 2.3


Measurement Studio

Product Version
Measurement Studio Enterprise Edition VS2010/2012/2013 2015
Measurement Studio Installer Builder 2015



Product Version
NI DIAdem Professional 2018


Stand-Alone Vision Software

Product Version
Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2018



The following software options are not available on ASL media. To obtain this software, visit

Product Version
Electric Motor Simulation Kit 2016
FlexLogger 2018 R4
LabVIEW Analytics and Machine Learning Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW MathScript RT Module 2018
LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit 2018 SP1
LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit 18.0
LabVIEW Robotics Module 2018
LabVIEW Softmotion Module 18.0.0
LabVIEW Statechart Module 2018
NI SignalExpress 2015
Veristand 2018 SP1
VI Package Manager 18.1


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NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option

Circuit Design Suite

To purchase Circuit Design Suite, contact your NI Branch Office.

Product Version
Circuit Design Suite Education Edition (Includes NI Multisim and Ultiboard) 14.1

The NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option also includes exclusive access to Multisim Live.


NI Device Drivers 

The following National Instruments device drivers are included with both Academic Site License options.

To download any of the device drivers, go to

Product Version
NI System Configuration 18.5.0
NI-488.2 18.5
NI-DAQmx1 18.5
NI-DCPower1 18.5
NI-DMM1 18.5
NI-FGEN1 18.5
NI-SCOPE1 18.5
NI-Serial1 18.5.0
NI-Sync 18.0.0
NI-TimeSync 18.1.1
NI-VISA1 18.5
NI-XNET1,2 18.5
PXI Platform Services1 18.5
NI R Series Multifunction RIO Device Drivers January 2019
FlexRIO Support2 18.5
Industrial Controller Device Drivers2 18.5
NI CompactRIO Device Drivers 18.5
IVI Compliance Package1 18.0
Vision Acquisition Software 18.5
NI General Security Patch Q2 2013
NI ELVISmx 18.0

1 Includes support for LabVIEW NXG.

2 Not included on the media. To obtain this software, visit


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