Software Included in NI Academic Site License

Publish Date: Apr 09, 2018 | 26 Ratings | 3.04 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 and Installation Instructions. For specific installation instructions, refer to the appropriate product documentation.


Fall 2017

The following software versions are specific to the Academic Site License Spring 2017 release.


1. NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option


Product Version
LabVIEW Professional Development System1,2 2017 SP1
NI Signal Express 2015
VI Package Manager 2017 SP1
LabVIEW NXG Web Module 2.1
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Design

Product Version
LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module1,2 2017
LabVIEW MathScript RT Module 2017
LabVIEW Statechart Module 2017
LabVIEW Softmotion Module 2017
LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW Robotics Module 2017
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Deploy

Product Version
LabVIEW Real-Time Module 2017
LabVIEW FPGA Module 2017 SP1
LabVIEW FPGA Xilinx Compilation Tools ISE 14.7 for LabVIEW 2017 SP1
Vivado 2015.4 for LabVIEW 2017 SP1
LabVIEW roboRIO Toolkit1 2016
LabVIEW myRIO Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW ELVIS RIO Control Toolkit 2017
Automotive Diagnostic Command Set 15.0
LabVIEW Module for LEGO® MINDSTORMS®1 2016
1 Not included on the media. To obtain this software, visit

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 2017
NI Vision Development Module 17.5.0
ECU Measurement and Calibration Toolkit 15.0


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Analyze

Product Version
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite 2017
LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW Analytics and Machine Learning Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW Electrical Power Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW DataFinder Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit 17.0


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Validate

Product Version
LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit 2017
LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit1,2 2017
LabVIEW Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit 2017
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW: Communications

Product Version
LabVIEW Communications 802.11 Application Framework1 2.1
LabVIEW Communications LTE Application Framework1 2.1
LabVIEW Communications System Design Software 2.1
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 2.1
LabVIEW FPGA Compile Farm Toolkit 17.1.0
Xilinx Compilation Tools for Windows Vivado 2014.4 for LabVIEW Communications 2.0
1 Evaluation only  



Product Version
TestStand 2017



Product Version
NI LabWindows/CVI Full Development System 2017
LabWindows/CVI Execution Profiler 1.0
LabWindows/CVI PID Toolkit 2.1
LabWindows/CVI Real-Time Module 2017
LabWindows/CVI Signal Processing Toolkit 7.0.2
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 2017 SP1


Stand-Alone Vision Software

Product Version
Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2015 f3



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

Product Version
Electric Motor Simulation Kit 2015
Veristand 2017
NI Motion Assistant 2016
FlexLogger 2018 R1


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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
NI Circuit Design Suite Education Edition (Includes NI Multisim and Ultiboard) 14.1

The NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option also includes exclusive access to Multisim Live.


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3. NI Device Drivers

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

To download any of the device drivers, go to

Product Version
NI System Configuration 17.5
NI-488.2 17.0
NI-DAQmx1 17.5
NI-DCPower1 17.5
NI-DMM1 17.5
NI-FGEN1 17.5
NI-Motion 17.0
NI-SCOPE1 17.5
NI-Serial1 17.5.0
NI-Sync 17.0
NI-TimeSync 17.0
NI-VISA1 17.5
NI-XNET1 17.5
PXI Platform Services1 17.5.0
NI R Series Multifunction RIO Device Drivers July 2017
FlexRIO Support 17.0.1
Industrial Controller Device Drivers 17.1.0
NI CompactRIO Device Drivers May 2017
IVI Compliance Package1 17.0
Vision Acquisition Software 17.5
NI General Security Patch Q2 2013
NI ELVISmx 17.0
1 Includes support for LabVIEW NXG.


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