Software Included in NI Academic Site License

Publish Date: Mar 15, 2016 | 18 Ratings | 3.11 out of 5 |  PDF


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.


Spring 2016

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


1. NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option


Product Version
LabVIEW Professional Development System1,2 2015 SP1
NI Signal Express 2015
VI Package Manager 2014 SP2
1Available for Mac OS
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Design

Product Version
LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module1,2 2015
LabVIEW MathScript RT Module 2015
LabVIEW Statechart Module 2015
LabVIEW Softmotion Module 2015 SP1
LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit 2015
LabVIEW Robotics Module 2015
1Available for Mac OS
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Deploy

Product Version
LabVIEW Real-Time Module 2015 SP1
LabVIEW FPGA Module 2015 SP1
LabVIEW FPGA Xilinx Compilation Tools ISE 14.7 for LabVIEW 2015 SP1
Vivado 2014.4 for LabVIEW 2015 SP1
LabVIEW myRIO Toolkit 2015
LabVIEW roboRIO Toolkit 2015
Automotive Diagnostic Command Set 15.0
1Available for Mac OS

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 2015
NI Vision Development Module 2015 SP1
ECU Measurement and Calibration Toolkit 15.0


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Analyze

Product Version
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite 2015
LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit 2015
LabVIEW Electrical Power Suite 2015
LabVIEW Spectral Measurements Toolkit 15.0
LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit 15.0
LabVIEW DataFinder Toolkit 2015


LabVIEW Add-Ons: Validate

Product Version
LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit 2015
LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit1,2 2015
LabVIEW Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit 2015
1Available for Mac OS
2Available for Linux


LabVIEW: Communications 

Product Version
LabVIEW Communications 802.11 Application Framework* 1.1
LabVIEW Communications LTE Application Framework* 1.1
LabVIEW Communications System Design Software 1.1
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 1.1
LabVIEW FPGA Compile Farm Toolkit 2015 SP1
Xilinx Compilation Tools for Windows Vivado 2013.4 for LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 1.1
* Evaluation only  



Product Version
NI TestStand 2014 SP1



Product Version
NI LabWindows/CVI Full Development System 2015
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 15.0
LabWindows/CVI Spectral Measurements Toolkit Run-time Engine 15.0
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 SP1


Stand-Alone Motion and Vision Software

Product Version
NI Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2014 SP1
NI Motion Assistant 2015



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

Product Version
Electric Motor Simulation Kit 2015
NI Veristand 2015 SP1


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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 15.3
NI-488.2 15.5
NI-DAQmx 15.1.1
NI-DCPower 15.1
NI-DMM 15.1
NI-FGEN 15.0
NI-Motion 15.0
NI-Serial 15.0
NI-SWITCH 15.1.1
NI-Sync 15.0.1
NI-TimeSync 15.0
NI-VISA 15.5
NI-XNET 15.0
PXI Platform Services 15.0.2
NI R Series Multifunction RIO Device Drivers February 2016
FlexRIO Support 15.5
NI CompactRIO Device Drivers February 2016
IVI Compliance Package 15.0
Vision Acquisition Software 15.5
NI General Security Patch Q2 2013
NI ELVISmx 15.0
To download any of the device drivers, go to


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