NI recommends LabVIEW 2017 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.
LabVIEW users with an active Standard Service Program (SSP) membership are eligible to upgrade to the latest versions of LabVIEW 2017 and LabVIEW NXG. Don't have an active membership? Renew to access the latest versions. Compare LabVIEW 2017 and LabVIEW NXG to see which version meets your application needs.
The latest version of LabVIEW 2017 includes these top features:
Channel wire support for the LabVIEW FPGA Module to simplify asynchronous communication
Malleable VIs that adapt to data inputs without additional logic
LabVIEW Cloud Toolkit for AWS to interface to Amazon Web Services
Native support of the RTI DDS Toolkit for LabVIEW by Real-Time Innovations
LabVIEW OPC UA Toolkit with added historical access and alarming capabilities