The NI LabVIEW software portfolio offers a variety of options to ensure you are using the edition most suited for your needs. Explore the three core development systems designed to scale from basic data acquisition to professional software development. Additionally, see three LabVIEW suites that aggregate the most popular add-ons and other application software typically combined to build test, design, and control applications.
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Intuitive graphical programming, extensive hardware integration, and drag-and-drop user interface development
Complete data exploration and analysis with more than 950 mathematics and signal processing algorithms
Professional development with application distribution, code validation, and source code control
Aggregates NI software most commonly combined with LabVIEW to build test, design, and control applications
|Feature||LabVIEW Base||LabVIEW Full||LabVIEW Professional||LabVIEW Suites|
|OS Support||Windows||Windows, Mac, Linux||Windows|
|Languages||English, French, German, Simplified Chinese Japanese, Korean|
|Standard Service Program|
|Technical Support||One year included|
|24/7 Online Training||LabVIEW Core 1, 2||LabVIEW Core 1, 2, 3||All NI Training|
|Software Upgrades||One year included|
|1-year Training and Certification Membership||Sold Separately||Included|
|Acquiring data from NI hardware||Included|
|Acquiring data from third-party hardware||Included|
|Deploying to real-time hardware||None||Add-on1||Included2|
|Deploying to FPGA-based hardware||None||Add-on1||Included2|
|Intuitive graphical programming||Included|
|Multithreaded code execution||Included|
|Source code control||Add-on1||Included||Included|
|Code quality review||Add-on1||Included||Included|
|Unit test code||Add-on1||Included||Included|
|Probability and statistics||Included|
|Interpolation and extrapolation||None||Included|
|Signal Processing and Control|
|PID and fuzzy logic||None||Included|
|Time series analysis||None||Add-on1||Included|
|Digital filter design||None||Add-on1||Included|
|Read, Write, Share Data|
|Read and write to file||Included|
|Report generation for MS Office||Add-on1||Included|
|Software and Code Integration|
|Native execution of your custom .m files||None||Add-on1|
|The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® script node||None||Included|
|Executable and Distribution|
|Create shared libraries||Add-on1||Included|
|Control program remotely across Internet||None||Included|
Add-On1: Add-ons provide all functionality for a feature, but you must purchase them separately.
Included2: The LabVIEW HIL and Real-Time Test Suite and the LabVIEW Embedded Control and Monitoring Suite contain the LabVIEW Real-Time and FPGA modules.
Your investment in LabVIEW includes all of the resources, technical support, getting started content, and product learning you need to successfully use LabVIEW to solve the problem at hand.
The LabVIEW portfolio includes several add-ons that extend LabVIEW with specialized analysis IP, target-specific deployment options, and additional programming paradigms.
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