NI Vision Acquisition Software August 2016 - Windows 10/8.1/7 (SP1) 32-bit/7 (SP1) 64-bit/Server 2012 R2 64-bit/Server 2008 R2 64-bit 5 Ratings | 2.80 out of 5 |   Print

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Product Line: Vision Software

Version: August 2016

Release date: 08-01-2016

Software type: Driver

Operating system: Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 7 (SP1) 32-bit; Windows 7 (SP1) 64-bit; Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit; Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit


NI Vision Acquisition Software allows you to acquire, display, and save images and configure your driver software and hardware. This software includes NI-IMAQ, a free driver for acquiring from parallel digital and Camera Link cameras as well as NI Smart Cameras. The software also features the activation-based NI-IMAQdx driver for acquiring from GigE Vision devices, IIDC-compliant IEEE 1394 cameras, DirectShow-compliant USB devices, USB3Vision cameras and IP cameras. A license for this software is included with all NI vision hardware and all NI vision software licenses, and is also sold separately for applications that do not require image processing or specialized hardware.


  • Support for LabVIEW 2016 (32- and 64-bit)

Installation Instructions

Operating Systems

  • Windows 8 64 bit; Windows 8 x86; Windows 7 64 bit; Windows 7 x86; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP; Windows Server 2008 x64; Windows Vista x64; Windows Vista x86; Windows Server 2008


Complete the following steps to install NI Vision Acquisition Software:

Note: You must have administrator access to install the NI Vision Acquisition Software.

  1. Insert the NI Vision Acquisition Software installation media.
  2. If you do not have autorun enabled, double-click autorun.exe. If you have autorun enabled, autorun.exe runs automatically.
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions.

NI-IMAQ and NI-IMAQdx integrate with MAX, the National Instruments utility for configuring and testing your measurement and automation system. The MAX icon appears on your desktop after you install NI Vision Acquisition Software.

Installing from an NI Software Suite or NI Product Bundle

If you purchased this product with an NI Software Suite or NI Product Bundle, use the installation media that shipped with your purchase to install this product.

Supported hardware

The following devices are supported for use with this download:

  • NI 1483
  • NI PCIe-1427
  • NI PCIe-1429
  • NI PCIe-1430
  • NI PCIe-1433
  • NI PCIe-8231
  • NI PCIe-8235
  • NI PCIe-8252
  • NI PCIe-8254R
  • NI PCIe-8255R
  • NI PXIe-8234
  • NI PXIe-8234 with NI Vision Acquisition Software
  • PCI-1405
  • PCI-1407
  • PCI-1408
  • PCI-1409
  • PCI-1410
  • PCI-1411
  • PCI-1422
  • PCI-1424
  • PCI-1426
  • PCI-1427
  • PCI-1428
  • PCI-8252
  • PCI-8252 with NI Vision Acquisition Software
  • PCI-8254R
  • PCIe-1473R
  • PXI-1405
  • PXI-1407
  • PXI-1408
  • PXI-1409
  • PXI-1411
  • PXI-1422
  • PXI-1424
  • PXI-1428
  • PXI-8231
  • PXI-8231 with NI Vision Acquisition Software
  • PXI-8252
  • PXI-8252 with NI Vision Acquisition Software
  • PXIe-1435

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