Software Included in NI Academic Site License


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 and select one of the following:

  • NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option—Select the LabVIEW Academic Site License Installer download.
  • NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option—Select the Multisim Education Edition Installer download.

    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.

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 2020

The following software versions are specific to the Academic Site License Fall 2020 release.

NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option

Programming Environments

Product Version
LabVIEW Professional Development System1,2 2020
LabVIEW NXG (64-bit only) 5.0
NI LabWindows/CVI Full Development System 2019
Measurement Studio Enterprise Edition VS2010/2012/2013 19.0.3
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


Application Software

Product Version
TestStand 2019
DAQExpress (64-bit only) 5.0
NI DIAdem Professional 2019 SP1
NI-Industrial Communications for EtherNet/IP 20.0
Requirements Gateway 2018
Veristand 2020
Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2019


LabVIEW Add-Ons

Product Version
LabVIEW FPGA Module 2020
LabVIEW Real-Time Module (32-bit only) 2020
LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module1,2 2020
LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit (32-bit only) 2020
LabVIEW MathScript Module 2020
LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit 2020
LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit1,2 2020
LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit 2020
LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) Module (32-bit only) 2020
LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit 2020
LabVIEW NXG FPGA Module (64-bit only) 5.0
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Toolkit 2020
LabVIEW FPGA Vivado Compilation Tool 2019.1 2020
VI Package Manager - JKI 2020
LabVIEW FPGA Compile Farm Toolkit 2020
LabVIEW FPGA ISE Compilation Tool 14.7 2020
Automotive Diagnostic Command Set Toolkit 20.0
Vision Development Module 2020
LabVIEW Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit 2020
LabWindows/CVI Execution Profiler 1.1.1
NI ECU Measurement and Calibration Toolkit 20.0
LabWindows/CVI PID Control Toolkit 2.2
LabWindows/CVI Real-Time Module 2019
LabWindows/CVI SQL Toolkit 2.4
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


NI Device Drivers

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

To download any of the device drivers, go to

Product Version
NI-DAQmx1 20.0
NI-488.2 20.0
NI-VISA1 20.0
NI-Serial1 20.0
IVI Compliance Package1 20.0
NI PXI Platform Services1 20.0
NI-DCPower1 20.0
NI-DMM1 20.0
NI-FGEN1 20.0
NI-SCOPE1 20.0
NI-Sync 20.0
NI CompactRIO 20.0
NI R Series Multifunction RIO 20.0
FlexRIO with Modular I/O 20.0
FlexRIO with Integrated I/O 20.0
NI-IMAQ 20.0
NI-IMAQdx 20.0
NI-IMAQ I/O 20.0
NI-XNET1 20.0
1 Includes support for LabVIEW NXG.


Download Only

Product Version
FlexLogger 2020 R4
LabVIEW Analytics and Machine Learning Toolkit 18.0
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite (64-bit only) 5.0
LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit 18.0
1Available for OS X

Software in this section does not ship on media, but is licensed through the purchase of Academic Site License.

Deployment Licenses for LabVIEW Real-Time Module

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

NI Academic Site License: Multisim Option

Circuit Design Suite

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

Product Version
Circuit Design Suite Education Edition (Includes NI Multisim and Ultiboard) 14.2

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

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