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LabVIEW 2017 enables you to build complex measurement and control programs for applications such as pump control and monitoring.
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Explore upgrade notes, readmes, and bug fixes from current and previous versions of LabVIEW in the release details.

LabVIEW Support Policy

We are committed to your success and will continue to invest in new functionality in updated versions of both LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG for the foreseeable future. View the tables below to see our current product support timeline as we transition to LabVIEW NXG.

LabVIEW Life-Cycle Policy Phases

As of May 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
LabVIEW 2014        
LabVIEW 2015          
LabVIEW 2016            
LabVIEW 2017              
LabVIEW NXG 1.0              
LabVIEW NXG 2.0                

Current release support

Mainstream support

Extended support


LabVIEW Life-Cycle Policy

  Current Release Support Mainstream Support Extended Support
Technical Support
Online technical support documentation including KnowledgeBase articles, community forums, white papers, tutorials, and example programs      
Live phone and email technical support from local, degreed engineers     2
Paid upgrade assistance      
Hardware Support1
Current device driver distributions continue to install support     2
Support for new NI real-time and FPGA targets   2
Service packs and maintenance releases   2
Off-cycle patches at NI discretion3    
Version available for purchase    

LabVIEW Life-Cycle Dates

Version Current Release Support (Release Date) Mainstream Support (End Date) Extended Support (End Date)
LabVIEW 7.1 March 2004 August 20094 Ongoing
LabVIEW 8.0 August 2005 August 20085 Ongoing
LabVIEW 8.2 August 2006 August 2010 Ongoing
LabVIEW 8.5 August 2007 August 2011 Ongoing
LabVIEW 8.6 August 2008 August 2012 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2009 August 2009 August 2013 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2010 August 2010 August 2014 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2011 August 2011 August 2015 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2012 August 2012 August 2016 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2013 August 2013 August 2017 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2014 August 2014 August 2018 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2015 August 2015 August 2019 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2016 August 2016 August 2020 Ongoing
LabVIEW 2017 May 2017 May 2021 Ongoing
May 2017 May 2021 Ongoing
LabVIEW NXG 2.0 January 2018 January 2022 Ongoing

Additional Information on Service and Support

Contact NI Global Services for more information on services designed to meet needs throughout the application life cycle, from planning and development to deployment and ongoing maintenance.

1 See details on hardware support and drivers on the readme pages. Device driver distributions are tested on the most current version of the specific LabVIEW release. NI will offer mainstream driver support for the previous two versions of LabVIEW for Linux.

2 Available through only a long-term service contract.

3 For more information, contact your NI representative or support.

4 LabVIEW 7.1 mainstream support was extended to August 2009.

5 LabVIEW 8.0 had a shorter mainstream support phase.


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