LabVIEW Operating System Support

Please note that this page does not include operating system support information for LabVIEW modules and toolkit software. All plans are subject to change without notice.

For more information regarding support levels and timelines, visit the NI LabVIEW Life Cycle Policy.

  2013 SP1 2014 2014 SP1 2015 2015 SP1 2016
Windows XP (32-bit)1,2            
Windows Vista (32- and 64-bit)2            
Windows 7  (32- and 64-bit)            
Windows 8  (32- and 64-bit)            
Windows 8.1 (32- and 64-bit)            
Windows 10 (32- & 64-bit)            
Windows RT            
Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-Bit)2            
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-Bit)            
Windows Server 2012 R2 (32- and 64-Bit)            
Mac OS X            
10.5 "Leopard"            
10.6 "Snow Leopard"            
10.7 "Lion"            
10.8 "Mountain Lion"            
10.9 "Mavericks"            
10.10 "Yosemite"            
10.11 "El Capitan"            
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (64-Bit)            
Scientific Linux (64-Bit)            
open SUSE Linux (64-Bit)            
CentOS Linux (64-Bit)            
  •   Full Support (includes all LabVIEW modules and toolkits as well as NI drivers)
  •   Partial Support (LabVIEW supported but not all modules, toolkits and drivers)
  •   No Support (LabVIEW and its modules, toolkits, and drivers have not been tested or verified to work on these platforms)


1 For full support on Windows XP, Service Pack 3 (SP3) or higher must be used.
2 LabVIEW will drop support for Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2003 as of July 1, 2016. Versions of LabVIEW that ship after July 1, 2016 will not install or run on Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2003. See more detailed information on this decision.