Download Academic Software

This page contains the most current NI software for academic and student users. 


The following installers, except for the specific Mac and Linux sections, are Windows only and require a serial number to activate after installation. Alternatively, you can install the software in evaluation mode for a limited time.


New to NI software? Download our Academic Software Installation Guide as a quick reference to get started.

Full NI Software Platform Installer

The Software Platform Bundle includes most of the NI software portfolio, including device drivers for building applications. Enter the serial number for your Academic Site License into the installer to display the software you have purchased. View the full list of the software included with your Academic Site License.

Product 2017 2016 2015
NI Software Platform Bundle 13.2 MB Download Information
NI Software Platform Bundle: Service Pack 1 13.6 MB Download Information

Specific NI Software Installers

These installers for specific use cases contain everything you need to get up and running.

Product 2017 2016 2015
myDAQ Software Suite 12.7 MB 12.7 MB 12.5 MB
myRIO Software Bundle 10.3 MB 10.3 MB 10.1 MB
LabVIEW for macOS X (active serial required) 500 MB
LabVIEW for Linux (active serial required) Download Information
LabVIEW MathScript RT Module for macOS/Linux (active serial required) 629 MB
LabVIEW Student Edition 11.1 MB 10.9 MB
LabVIEW Student Edition: Service Pack 1 11.4 MB
Product Version 14.1 Version 14.0
Circuit Design Suite (Multisim and Ultiboard) 749 MB 639 MB