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 2019

The following software versions are specific to the Academic Site License Fall 2019 release.


NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option

Programming Environments

Product Version
LabVIEW Professional Development System1,2 2019 SP1
LabVIEW NXG (64-bit only) 4.0
NI LabWindows/CVI Full Development System 2019
Measurement Studio Enterprise Edition VS2010/2012/2013 19.0.1
1Available for OS X
2Available for Linux


Application Software

Product Version
TestStand 2019
DAQExpress (64-bit only) 4.0
NI DIAdem Professional 2019
NI-Industrial Communications for EtherNet/IP 19.0.0
Requirements Gateway 2018
Veristand 2019 R2
Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2018 SP1


LabVIEW Add-Ons



NI Device Drivers 

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

To download any of the device drivers, go to

Product Version
NI-DAQmx1 19.5.0
NI-488.2 19.5.0
NI-VISA1 19.5.0
NI-Serial1 19.5.0
IVI Compliance Package1 19.5.0
NI PXI Platform Services1 19.5.0
NI-DCPower1 19.5.0
NI-DMM1 19.5.0
NI-FGEN1 19.5.0
NI-HSDIO 19.5.0
NI-SCOPE1 19.5.0
NI-SWITCH1 19.5.0
NI-Sync 19.5.0
NI CompactRIO 19.5.0
NI R Series Multifunction RIO 19.1.0
FlexRIO with Modular I/O 19.5.0
FlexRIO with Integrated I/O 19.0.0
NI-IMAQ 19.5.0
NI-IMAQdx 19.5.0
NI-IMAQ I/O 19.5.0
NI-XNET1 19.5.0
NI ELVISmx 19.0.0
1 Includes support for LabVIEW NXG.


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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


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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