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Make the most of LabVIEW software for your next test, measurement, or control project with the associated sample code, videos, and tutorials that accompany the download you select.

All evaluation software is the professional edition. Not sure which LabVIEW version is better suited to your application's needs? Compare LabVIEW 2018 and LabVIEW NXG.

LabVIEW 2018

NI recommends LabVIEW 2018 for the following application areas:

  • Design Smart Machines or Industrial Equipment
  • Teach Engineering Students

NI recommends LabVIEW NXG for the following application areas:

  • Measure Physical Systems With Sensors or Actuators
  • Validate or Verify Electronic Designs
  • Design Wireless Communication Systems
  • Develop Production Test Systems

To download LabVIEW, choose the application area that most closely aligns with your needs.

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LabVIEW users with an active Standard Service Program (SSP) membership are eligible to upgrade to the latest versions of LabVIEW 2018 and LabVIEW NXG. Don't have an active membership? Renew to access the latest versions. Compare LabVIEW 2018 and LabVIEW NXG to see which version meets your application needs. 

LabVIEW 2018

The latest version of LabVIEW 2018 includes these top features:

  • Native package building for easy code distribution
  • Backward Compatible Run-Time Engine for simplified use of existing binaries
  • Native Python Node for calling Python scripts within LabVIEW
  • 64-bit version of LabVIEW FPGA Module
  • Support for Vivado 2017.2 FPGA Compile Tools
  • LabVIEW Cloud Toolkit for Azure
  • Compatibility with all NI hardware


Upgrade Notes


The latest version of LabVIEW NXG includes these top features:

  • SystemDesigner to discover and manage your system 
  • VI Server to dynamically control the LabVIEW NXG environment
  • LabVIEW NXG Web Module to create and host engineering web-based UIs 
  • LabVIEW Application Builder to create libraries and stand-alone executables
  • Compatibility with a subset of NI PXI and NI DAQ hardware


Upgrade Notes

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