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LabVIEW 8.5 Compatibility Information

NI LabVIEW 8.5, released in August of 2007, provides new features, and updates to the LabVIEW graphical development platform. Subscribers to the NI Software Service Program can download LabVIEW 8.5 through the NI Services Resource Center.

With new features in LabVIEW 8.5, developers can:

  • Prevent VI cross-linking and synchronize folders to disk with the improved LabVIEW Project
  • Merge different versions of graphical LabVIEW code into a single VI
  • Manage LabVIEW memory usage and optimize performance with new block diagram structures
  • Assign time-critical tasks to specific processor cores on multicore systems (LabVIEW Real-Time Module)
  • Quickly develop complex systems using LabVIEW statechart programming (LabVIEW Statechart Module)

See the complete list of new features in LabVIEW 8.5. »

The following new or updated National Instruments software are compatible with LabVIEW 8.5.

LabVIEW Product FamilyCompatible NI Hardware Drivers

New Products

  • LabVIEW Statechart Module
  • NI OPC Servers

New Features and Bug Fixes

  • LabVIEW Application Builder 8.5
  • LabVIEW Real-Time Module 8.5
  • LabVIEW FPGA Module 8.5
  • LabVIEW DSC Module 8.5
  • LabVIEW PDA Module 8.5
  • LabVIEW Touch Panel Module 8.5
  • NI Vision Development Module 8.5
  • LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module 8.5
  • LabVIEW Microprocessor SDK 2.5
  • LabVIEW DSP Module 2.5
  • LabVIEW SignalExpress 2.5
  • Execution Trace Toolkit 2.0
  • Internet Toolkit 6.0.1
  • Modulation Toolkit 4.0
  • PID Control Toolkit 8.5
  • Simulation Interface Toolkit 4.0
  • Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite 5.0
  • NI-488.2 2.5
  • NI-845x 1.1.1
  • NI-CAN 2.5.1
  • NI-DAQmx 8.6
  • NI-DAQmx Base 3.0
  • NI-DAQ (Traditional) 7.4.4
  • NI-DCPower 1.1.1
  • NI-DMM 2.7.2
  • NI-DNET 1.6.1
  • NI-FGEN 2.4.6
  • NI-FieldPoint 6.0
  • NI-HSDIO 1.5.2
  • NI-ICP 3.1
  • NI-IMAQ 3.8
  • NI-Motion 7.6
  • NI-RIO 2.1.4
  • NI-RFSA 2.0.6
  • NI-RFSG 1.2.6
  • NI-Scope 3.3.2
  • NI-Serial 3.3
  • NI-Switch 3.6
  • NI-VISA 4.2

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