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Archived: NI-CAN and LabWindows/CVI Compatibility

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This content provides support for older products and technology, so you may notice outdated links or obsolete information about operating systems or other relevant products.


Note: The last version of NI-CAN is 18.5. For continued support for using the CAN bus, use NI-XNET.


This page shows supported versions of the NI-CAN hardware driver with LabWindows CVI development systems. Reference this information to ensure you install the correct version when upgrading or updating your system or software. Using incompatible versions may result in errors, missing LabWindows CVI palettes or functions, or devices and tasks failing to show up in NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX).

Note that this article replaces KnowledgeBase 70KI25GU: NI-CAN Driver Compatibility with LabWindows/CVI and Text-based Environments. Some NI manuals may still reference the previous document. If you were redirected from the previous KnowledgeBase URL, please update your bookmarks accordingly.

NI-CAN and LabWindows/CVI Compatibility

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Use this table to compare NI-CAN and LabWindows/CVI Compatibility
NI-CAN LabWindows/CVI Version
2017 2015 2013 2012 2010 2009 9.0 8.5 8.1 8.0


Additional Resources

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