LabVIEW and Microsoft Windows Compatibility

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Overview

This page shows supported versions of LabVIEW with Windows operating system. Reference this information to ensure you install the correct version when upgrading or updating your operating system, or when migrating or porting code to a new system. Using incompatible versions may result in errors, the inability for Microsoft Windows to recognize or detect and then find a driver for your device, or missing devices .

Note that this article replaces KnowledgeBase 2WNBD4OK: Windows Version Compatibility with LabVIEW. Some NI manuals may still reference the previous document. If you were redirected from the previous KnowledgeBase URL, please update your bookmarks accordingly.

If you have an operating system other than Windows, refer to the NI LabVIEW Operating System Support.

The following table shows the compatibility between LabVIEW versions and different Windows operating systems. If the version you are looking for is not listed, refer to the LV Windows Compatibility spreadsheet under the Attachments section. Operating system compatibility can be found in the LabVIEW Readme.

1. LabVIEW and Microsoft Windows Compatibility

Use this table to compare versions of LabVIEW to compatible versions of Microsoft Windows
LabVIEW Version Microsoft Windows OS Version
2000 XP(X86) XP (X86)(SP3) Vista Windows 7 Windows 8* Windows 8.1 Windows 10
2009                
2009 SP1                
2010                
2010 SP2                
2011                
2011 SP1                
2012                
2012 SP1                
2013                
2013 SP1                
2014                
2015                
2015 SP1                
2016                
2017                
2018                

 

  Compatible Version

 

*As of LabVIEW 2015 SP1, all references to “Windows 8” refer to Windows 8.1 exclusively. LabVIEW 2015 was the last version to support Windows 8.0

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2. Additional Resources


Products and Services: NI LabVIEW Operating System Support
White paper: National Instruments Product Compatibility for Microsoft Windows 10
White Paper: National Instruments Product Compatibility for Microsoft Windows 8
White Paper: National Instruments Product Compatibility for Microsoft Windows 7
Product Documentation: NI-DAQmx and Microsoft Windows Compatibility

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Attachments:

lv.win.ext.comp.xlsx


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