System Requirements for LabVIEW Development Systems and Modules

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Overview

Table of Contents

  1. LabVIEW Development Systems
  2. LabVIEW NXG
  3. SignalExpress
  4. LabVIEW Real-Time Module
  5. LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module
  6. LabVIEW FPGA Module
  7. LabVIEW MathScript RT Module
  8. LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module
  9. Vision Development Module
  10. LabVIEW Statechart Module
  11. LabVIEW SoftMotion Module
  12. LabVIEW Robotics Module

1. LabVIEW Development Systems

Refer to the LabVIEW Readme for more information about system requirements.

Windows

 

 

 

Run-Time Engine

Development Environment

Processor

Pentium 4M/Celeron 866 MHz (or equivalent) or later (32-bit)

Pentium 4 G1 (or equivalent) or later (64-bit)

Pentium 4M (or equivalent) or later (32-bit)

Pentium 4 G1 (or equivalent) or later (64-bit)

RAM

256 MB

1 GB

Screen Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels

1024 x 768 pixels

OS

Windows 10/8.1/8/7 SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)

Windows 10/8.1/8/7 SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)

Disk Space

620 MB

5 GB (includes default drivers
from NI Device Drivers DVD)

Mac OS X

 

 

 

Run-Time Engine

Development Environment

Processor

Intel-based processor

Intel-based processor

RAM

256 MB

2 GB

Screen Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels

1024 x 768 pixels

OS

OS X 10.11 or 10.12

OS X 10.11 or 10.12

Disk Space

257 MB

1.4 GB for the complete installation (excluding drivers)

Linux

 

 

 

Run-Time Engine

Development Environment

Processor

Pentium 4 G1 (or equivalent) or later*

Pentium 4M (or equivalent) or later (32-bit)

Pentium 4 G1 (or equivalent) or later (64-bit)

RAM

256 MB

1 GB

Screen Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels

1024 x 768 pixels

OS

Linux kernel 2.6x or 3.x and GNU C Library (glibc) Version 2.11 for the Intel x86_64 architecture (64-bit)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop + Workstation 6.5 or later, open SUSE LEAP 42.1, open SUSE Leap 42.2, Scientific Linux 6.5 or later, CentOS 7

Disk Space

108 MB (32-bit)

98 MB (64-bit)

1.1 GB for the complete installation of each bitness

2.2 GB for the complete installation of both 32- and 64-bit LabVIEW

 

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2. LabVIEW NXG

  • Pentium 4 G1 equivalent or later (Intel i5 equivalent or higher recommended)
  • 64-bit version of Windows 10/8.1/7 SP1 with .NET Framework 4.6.2
  • 4 GB of RAM and 4 GB of disk space
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768 pixels (1366 x 768 or higher recommended)

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3. SignalExpress

  • Windows 8/7/Vista/XP SP3/Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)/Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 2 GB additional disk space
  • Pentium 4 processor or equivalent

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4. LabVIEW Real-Time Module

  • LabVIEW Full or Professional development system (32-bit) for Windows plus the following:
    • 200 MB additional disk space
    • Real-time target hardware and driver software

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5. LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module

  • LabVIEW Base, Full, or Professional development system (32-bit) for Windows plus the following:
    • 2.5 GB additional disk space
    • 512 MB of RAM; NI recommends 1 GB of RAM
    • Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 or later

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6. LabVIEW FPGA Module

  • Note: The LabVIEW 2017 FPGA Module does not support Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.0, or Windows 8.1. Learn more about Windows 10 compatibility with NI software.
  • LabVIEW Full or Professional development system (32-bit) for Windows
  • 11 GB additional disk space for Vivado 2015.4
  • 11 GB additional disk space for ISE 14.7
  • Pentium 4M (or equivalent) or later
  • Memory:
    • At least 3 GB of RAM for Virtex-5 and earlier FPGA targets
    • At least 4 GB of RAM for Virtex-6 and later FPGA targets
  • FPGA device
  • Device driver software specified by hardware documentation
  • NI recommends a 64-bit OS for the computer on which you install the Xilinx compilation tools

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7. LabVIEW MathScript RT Module

  • LabVIEW Full or Professional development system (32- and 64-bit) plus the following:
    • 500 MB additional available disk space

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8. LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module

  • LabVIEW Full or Professional development system (32- and 64-bit) plus the following:
    • 800 MB additional disk space for LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation support
    • (Optional) LabVIEW MathScript RT Module

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9. Vision Development Module

  • LabVIEW Base, Full, or Professional development system (32- and 64-bit) for Windows plus the following:
    • Minimum processor: 233 MHz Pentium or equivalent
    • Display (Vision Assistant): 1,152 x 864 resolution video adapter with a 16-bit display
    • Display (other environments): 1,024 x 768 resolution video adapter with a 16-bit display
    • At least 3.2 GB additional disk space for the Vision Development Module for LabVIEW

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10. LabVIEW Statechart Module

  • LabVIEW Base, Full, or Professional development system (32-bit) for Windows plus the following:
    • 250 MB additional available disk space

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11. LabVIEW SoftMotion Module

  • LabVIEW Base, Full, or Professional development system (32-bit) for Windows plus the following:
    • 500 MB additional available disk space
    • 2 GB RAM recommended if using SoftMotion for SOLIDWORKS
    • (Optional) LabVIEW Real-Time Module required if using a real-time target
    • (Optional) LabVIEW FPGA Module required for certain hardware modules

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12. LabVIEW Robotics Module

  • LabVIEW Full or Professional development system (32-bit) for Windows plus the following:
    • At least 700 MB of disk space

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