Archived: NI-Motion and LabVIEW Compatibility

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Note: The last version of NI-Motion is 18.0 with compatibility with LabVIEW 2018.


This page shows supported versions of the NI-Motion hardware driver with LabVIEW 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 LabVIEW palettes or functions, or devices and tasks failing to show up in NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX).

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NI-Motion and LabVIEW Compatibility

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Use this table to compare NI-Motion and LabVIEW Compatibility
NI-Motion Version LabVIEW Version
2018 2017 SP1 2017 2016 2015 SP1 2015 2014 SP1 2014 2013 SP1 NI Motion Assistant
18.0       2018
17.0     2017
16.0       2016
15.0       2015
14.0       2014
8.5.1                 2013
8.5                   2.8
8.4                   2.8