What Is LabVIEW?

LabVIEW is systems engineering software for applications that require test, measurement, and control with rapid access to hardware and data insights.

Accelerate Engineering

LabVIEW offers a graphical programming approach that helps you visualize every aspect of your application, including hardware configuration, measurement data, and debugging. This visualization makes it simple to integrate measurement hardware from any vendor, represent complex logic on the diagram, develop data analysis algorithms, and design custom engineering user interfaces.

Every Purchase of LabVIEW Includes LabVIEW 2018 and LabVIEW NXG

Compare LabVIEW 2018 and LabVIEW NXG to see which version is right for you.

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Software Benefits


Standard Service Program

Every purchase includes a renewable, one-year membership to the Standard Service Program (SSP) for software, which offers the following:

  • Live phone and email technical support from local, degreed engineers
  • Automatic version updates to LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG
  • 24/7 access to selected online training and virtual demonstrations
  • Access to historical versions in case you need to share code with your team

Related Add-ons

The LabVIEW FPGA Module enables you to develop FPGA VIs on a host computer and compile and implement the code on NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) hardware.

The LabVIEW NXG Web Module enables the creation of web-based user interfaces with drag-and-drop widgets, communication mechanisms, and secure hosting.

The LabVIEW Real-Time Module enables you to create and debug reliable, deterministic applications that run on stand-alone embedded hardware targets.

Vision Development Module provides hundreds of functions for developing and deploying machine vision applications.

Expand the power of LabVIEW with the LabVIEW Tools Network by providing access to certified, NI and third-party add-ons.