Software Included in NI Academic Site License

Publish Date: Nov 17, 2016 | 24 Ratings | 2.92 out of 5 | Print


Academic Site License is available as two different options. The ASL LabVIEW option includes LabVIEW Professional Development System and a large set of LabVIEW modules and toolkits. Other select NI software packages are also included for extended development, such as NI LabWindows/CVI. The ASL Multisim option includes Circuit Design Suite, featuring Multisim and Ultiboard. Products updated for this edition show the versions in bold.

Download NI Academic Site License Software

To download NI Academic Site License software, visit the Download Academic Software page.

OS Support

All software is for Windows OS unless otherwise noted. For information on Mac OS X/Linux support, as well as information on how to obtain and distribute the software for Mac OS X and Linux, refer to the Install NI Academic Software for Mac OS X and Linux document. For exact system and software requirements, view the release notes for each individual software package.

Table of Contents

  1. NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option
  2. NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option
  3. NI Device Drivers

Note: For general installation instructions, refer to the NI Academic Site License Release Notes. For specific installation instructions, refer to the appropriate product documentation.


Fall 2016

The following software versions are specific to the Academic Site License Fall 2016 release.


1. NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option


Product Version
LabVIEW Professional Development System1,2 2016
NI Signal Express 2015
VI Package Manager 2016
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Design

Product Version
LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module1,2 2016
LabVIEW MathScript RT Module 2016
LabVIEW Statechart Module 2016
LabVIEW Softmotion Module 2016
LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit 2016
LabVIEW Robotics Module 2016
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Deploy

Product Version
LabVIEW Real-Time Module 2016
LabVIEW FPGA Module 2016
LabVIEW FPGA Xilinx Compilation Tools ISE 14.7 for LabVIEW 2016
Vivado 2015.4 for LabVIEW 2016
LabVIEW myRIO Toolkit 2016
LabVIEW roboRIO Toolkit 2016
LabVIEW ELVIS RIO Control Toolkit 2016
Automotive Diagnostic Command Set 15.0
1Available for OS X

Deployment Licenses for LabVIEW Real-Time Module

A LabVIEW Real-Time deployment license is required when targeting a LabVIEW Real-Time application to any National Instruments-supported real-time operating system. For more information on LabVIEW Real-Time deployment licenses, visit


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Interface

Product Version
LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) Module 2016
NI Vision Development Module 2016
ECU Measurement and Calibration Toolkit 15.0


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Analyze

Product Version
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite 2016
LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit 2016
LabVIEW Electrical Power Suite 2016
LabVIEW Spectral Measurements Toolkit 16.0
LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit 16.0
LabVIEW DataFinder Toolkit 2016


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Validate

Product Version
LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit 2016
LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit1,2 2016
LabVIEW Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit 2016
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW: Communications 

Product Version
LabVIEW Communications 802.11 Application Framework* 2.0
LabVIEW Communications LTE Application Framework* 2.0
LabVIEW Communications System Design Software 2.0
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 2.0
LabVIEW FPGA Compile Farm Toolkit 2016
Xilinx Compilation Tools for Windows Vivado 2014.4 for LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 2.0
* Evaluation only  



Product Version
NI TestStand 2016



Product Version
NI LabWindows/CVI Full Development System 2015 SP1
LabWindows/CVI Execution Profiler 1.0
LabWindows/CVI PID Toolkit 2.1
LabWindows/CVI Real-Time Module 2015
LabWindows/CVI Signal Processing Toolkit 7.0.2
LabWindows/CVI Spectral Measurements Toolkit 16.0
LabWindows/CVI Spectral Measurements Toolkit Run-time Engine 16.0
LabWindows/CVI SQL Toolkit 2.3


Measurement Studio

Product Version
Measurement Studio Enterprise Edition VS2010/2012/2013 2015
Measurement Studio Installer Builder 2015



Product Version
NI DIAdem Professional 2015 SP2


Stand-Alone Motion and Vision Software

Product Version
NI Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2015 SP1
NI Motion Assistant 2016



The following software options are not available on ASL media. To obtain this software, visit

Product Version
Electric Motor Simulation Kit 2015
NI Veristand 2016


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2. NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option

Circuit Design Suite

To purchase Circuit Design Suite, contact your NI Branch Office.

Product Version
Circuit Design Suite (Includes Multisim and Ultiboard) 14.0.1



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3. NI Device Drivers

The following National Instruments device drivers are included with both Academic Site License options.

Product Version
NI System Configuration 16.0
NI-488.2 16.0
NI-DAQmx 16.0
NI-DCPower 16.0
NI-DMM 16.0
NI-FGEN 16.0
NI-Motion 16.0
NI-Serial 15.0
NI-Sync 16.0
NI-TimeSync 16.0
NI-VISA 16.0
NI-XNET 16.0
PXI Platform Services 16.0
NI R Series Multifunction RIO Device Drivers August 2016
FlexRIO Support 16.0
Industrial Controller Device Drivers 16.0
NI CompactRIO Device Drivers August 2016
IVI Compliance Package 16.0
Vision Acquisition Software August 2016
NI General Security Patch Q2 2013
NI ELVISmx 16.0
To download any of the device drivers, go to


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