VeriStand LabVIEW Modeling and Legacy Simulink Modeling Version Compatibility

Overview

This page shows supported versions of VeriStand with LabVIEW, Windows, target-specific compilation tools, and The MathWorks, Inc. development systems. Reference this information to ensure you install the correct toolkit version when upgrading or updating your system or software. Using incompatible versions may result in errors, or missing palettes or functions.

 

As of VeriStand 2021, there is a new toolbox to support compiling MathWorks Simulink® models. Please refer to the download page for the VeriStand Model Generation Support toolbox to understand compatibility. The toolbox includes documentation covering getting started and known limitations. Notably, the 1.0 release of the toolbox does not support the use of buses as imports, outports, or parameters.

 

Note that this article replaces KnowledgeBase 5TGFF3DP : VeriStand Version Compatibility. Some NI manuals may still reference the previous document. If you were redirected from the previous KnowledgeBase URL, please update your bookmarks accordingly.

 

Note: For older versions of VeriStand that are not listed in the tables below, please use the download available at the bottom of the page.

Contents

Linux RT

VeriStand Compatibility with Linux RT

VeriStand LabVIEW The MathWorks, Inc. Software1 GCC Compiler
2021 2021 SP1 R2020a/b
R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
6.3 (IDE (5.3), x64)
2020 R5 and R6 2020 and 2020 SP1 R2020a/b
R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
6.3 (IDE (5.3), x64, ARM)
2020 R1, R2, R3, and R4 2020 R2020a
R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
6.3 (IDE (5.3), x64, ARM)
2019 R3 2019 and 2019 SP1 R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
6.3 (IDE (5.3), x64, ARM)
2019 R2 2019 R2018a
R2017a/b3
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
6.3 (IDE (5.3), x64, ARM)
2018 SP1 2018 and 2018 SP1 R2017a/b3
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
6.3 (IDE (5.3), x64, ARM)

1 The entries for The MathWorks, Inc. software versions include The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® software, The MathWorks Inc. Simulink® software, and The MathWorks Inc. Real-Time Workshop® software.

2 Starting with VeriStand 2019, VeriStand supports PXI Linux RT.

3 For VeriStand 2018 SP1, VeriStand 2018 SP1 Model Framework f1 patch is necessary to compile models in Simulink R2017b.

Windows

VeriStand Compatibility with Windows

VeriStand LabVIEW The MathWorks, Inc. Software1 Compiler Windows2
2021 2021 SP1 R2020a/b
R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (select Desktop development with C++) Windows 10 (21H1) (64-bit only), Windows Server 2016 (64-bit only), Windows Server 2019 (64-bit only)
2020 R5 and R6 2020 and 2020 SP1 R2020a/b
R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (select Desktop development with C++) Windows 10 (20H2) (64-bit only), Windows Server 2016 (64-bit only), Windows Server 2019 (64-bit only)
2020 R1, R2, R3, and R4 2020 R2020a
R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
GCC compiler MinGW-w64 Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit only), Server 2012 R2 (64-bit only)
2019 R3 2019 and 2019 SP1 R2019a/b
R2018a/b
R2017b
GCC compiler MinGW-w64 Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit only), Server 2012 R2 (64-bit only)
2019 R1 and R2 2019 R2018a
R2017a/b
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
Microsoft Visual C++ Software with .NET 2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 or .NET Framework 4.0 Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit only), Server 2012 R2 (64-bit only)
2018 SP1 2018 and 2018 SP1 R2017a/b3
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
.NETand2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0 Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit only), Server 2012 R2 (64-bit only)

1 The entries for The MathWorks, Inc. software versions include The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® software, The MathWorks Inc. Simulink® software, and The MathWorks Inc. Real-Time Workshop® software.

VeriStand runs as a 64-bit application as of VeriStand 2019.

3 For VeriStand 2018 SP1, VeriStand 2018 SP1 Model Framework f1 patch is necessary to compile models in Simulink R2017b.

4 Starting with R2011a, Simulink/MATLAB does not support the Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition compiler

Phar Lap

NOTE: NI is not currently planning on supporting conversion of desktop PCs to NI Linux Real-Time targets. Conversion of desktop PCs to Phar Lap ETS targets is supported. However, NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map

VeriStand Compatibility with Phar Lap

VeriStand LabVIEW The MathWorks, Inc. Software1 Microsoft Visual C++ Software Versions
2020, 2020 R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 2020 and 2020 SP1 R2018a/b
R2017a/b
R2016a/b
R2015a
.NET 2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0
2019 R3 2019 and 2019 SP1 R2017a/b
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
.NET 2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0
2019 R1, R2 2019 R2017a/b
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
.NET 2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0
2018 SP1 2018 and 2018 SP1 R2017a/b2
R2016a/b
R2014a/b
R2015a/b
.NETand2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0
2018 2018 R2017a
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
.NETand2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0
2017 2017 R2016a/b
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
R2013a/b
.NETand2008 (Professional or Express), 2010 SP1 (Professional or Express), Windows SDK 7.0 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack, Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0

1 The entries for The MathWorks, Inc. software versions include The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® software, The MathWorks Inc. Simulink® software, and The MathWorks Inc. Real-Time Workshop® software.

2 For VeriStand 2018 SP1, VeriStand 2018 SP1 Model Framework f1 patch is necessary to compile models in Simulink R2017b.

3 Starting with R2011a, Simulink/MATLAB does not support the Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition compiler.

VxWorks

Starting with VeriStand 2019, VeriStand no longer supports VxWorks.

VeriStand Compatibility with VxWorks

VeriStand LabVIEW The MathWorks, Inc. Software1 GCC Compiler (VxWorks Targets)
2018 SP1 2018 and 2018 SP1 R2017a/b2
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
3.4.4
2018 2018 R2017a
R2016a/b
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
3.4.4
2017 2017 R2016a/b
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
R2013a/b
3.4.4
2016 2016 R2016a
R2015a/b
R2014a/b
R2012a/b
R2013a/b
3.4.4
2015 SP1 2015 and 2015 SP1 R2015a/b
R2014a/b
R2013a/b
R2012a/b
R2011a/b
R2010b
3.4.4
2015 2015 R2015a
R2014a/b
R2013a/b
R2012a/b
R2011a/b
R2010b
3.4.4

1 The entries for The MathWorks, Inc. software versions include The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® software, The MathWorks Inc. Simulink® software, and The MathWorks Inc. Real-Time Workshop® software.

2 For VeriStand 2018 SP1, VeriStand 2018 SP1 Model Framework f1 patch is necessary to compile models in Simulink R2017b.

3 Starting with R2011a, Simulink/MATLAB does not support the Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition compiler.

Other Notes

Like-numbered versions of VeriStand and the Model Interface Toolkit share the same compatibility information. Please refer to LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit Release Notes for more information.

Installation order of individual components indicated on this page does matter. See Compiling The Mathworks, Inc. Software Models for PharLap Targets in VeriStand or Model Interface Toolkit for more information.

MATLAB®, Real-Time Workshop®, and Simulink® are registered trademarks of The MathWorks, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein are trademarks, registered trademarks, or trade names of their respective companies. 

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