Measurement Studio for Legacy Environments and Languages

Measurement Studio 2015 currently supports Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, 2012, and 2013. When Measurement Studio adds feature support for new versions of Visual Studio, the life cycle policy states that support is removed for legacy Visual Studio versions.

Legacy Environments and Languages

The following environments and languages are currently considered to be legacy:

  • Visual Studio 6.0—All languages: Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual C++ 6.0
  • Visual Studio 2003—All languages: Visual C++ MFC, Visual C#, and Visual Basic .NET
  • Visual Studio 2005—All languages: Visual C++ MFC, Visual C#, and Visual Basic .NET
  • Visual Studio 2008—All languages: Visual C++ MFC, Visual C#, and Visual Basic .NET
  • Visual Studio 2010—Visual C++ MFC
  • Visual Studio 2012—Visual C++ MFC


Measurement Studio Support Policy for Legacy Environments and Languages

Although the current version of Measurement Studio does not support the environments and languages listed above, NI understands that your application development may require this technology.

As a result, legacy Measurement Studio products are available upon request for qualifying customers. Requests are handled differently depending on which environment or language is required. Please use the guidelines below to proceed with your request.

 

How to Request Legacy Measurement Studio Products

1.  Determine Whether You Qualify to Receive Legacy Support

To qualify for Measurement Studio legacy support, you must do one of the following:

    1. Maintain an active Measurement Studio Standard Service Program (SSP) contract.
    2. Purchase the most recent version of Measurement Studio.

2.  Determine Which Legacy Support Package You Require and Follow the Request Instructions

Use the following table to determine which legacy version of Measurement Studio works with your development language and environment. Follow the instructions at the bottom of the table to request a specific Measurement Studio legacy product.

 

Environment Language Measurement Studio Version Needed
Visual Studio 6.0 Visual Basic 6.0 8.1.21
Visual C++ 6.0
Visual Studio 2003 Visual C++ MFC 2009
Visual C#
Visual Basic .NET
Visual Studio 2005 Visual C++ MFC 2009
Visual C#
Visual Basic .NET
Visual Studio 2008 Visual C++ MFC 2009
Visual C# 2013
Visual Basic .NET
Visual Studio 2010 Visual C++ MFC Measurement Studio C++ MFC 102
Visual Studio 2012 Visual C++ MFC Measurement Studio C++ MFC 112
Visual Studio 2013 Visual C++ MFC No version available

1Measurement Studio 8.1.2 comes in two editions: Base and Full. Measurement Studio Professional licenses qualify for Base edition and Enterprise licenses qualify for Full edition.

2Send your Measurement Studio serial number to MFCSupport@ni.com to request a version of MFC support. 

Note: Measurement Studio C++ MFC does not provide 64-bit support. National Instruments no longer develops the Measurement Studio C++ MFC libraries.

 

Instructions for Obtaining Legacy Support

If you have an active Measurement Studio SSP contract, you can download legacy versions of Measurement Studio from ni.com/downloads.

 

Where Can I Go for Technical Support?

Technical support for Measurement Studio C++ MFC 10 and C++ MFC 11 operates under the same guidelines set by the life cycle policy for Measurement Studio 2010 and Measurement Studio 2013, respectively. Visit the Measurement Studio Life Cycle Policy page for version-specific information.

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