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Measurement Studio 2015

The latest version of Measurement Studio includes these top features:

  • A stand-alone installer creation tool to fluidly move from design to deployment within the native environment
  • .NET class library support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
  • Integration into Visual Studio 2013, 2012, and 2010

Measurement Studio Support Policy

NI knows every product has different requirements for support and longevity, and we are committed to providing the life-cycle support you need for your application. View the table below to see our product support timeline for Measurement Studio. Review the National Instruments Software Life-Cycle Policy for overall software policy details.

Measurement Studio Life-Cycle Dates

Version Current Release Support (Release Date) Mainstream Support (End Date) Extended Support (End Date)
Measurement Studio 2015 May 2015 May 2019
Measurement Studio 2013 April 2013
April 2017 Ongoing
Measurement Studio 2012 August 2012 August 2016
Measurement Studio 2010 December 2010 December 2014
Measurement Studio 2009 December 2009
December 2013
Measurement Studio 8.6 December 2008 October 2012  Ongoing

Measurement Studio Support for Visual Studio and Languages

Measurement Studio provides support for the most up-to-date Microsoft development platforms and languages. It offers support for Visual C# and Visual Basic .NET within the most recent three versions of Visual Studio. And it provides new feature support for Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2012, and Visual Studio 2010.

Version 8.6 2009 2010 2012 2013 2015
Visual Studio
Visual Studio 6.0    
Visual Studio 2003    
Visual Studio 2005        
Visual Studio 2008          
Visual Studio 2010     Note1      
Visual Studio 2012            
Visual Studio 2013            
Language Support
Visual Basic 6.0    
Visual C++ MFC    

Mainstream support (Measurement Studio is integrated into the Visual Studio environment)

Legacy support (legacy support is available by request to qualifying customers)


Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual C++ MFC support were removed from Measurement Studio.