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.

Spring 2021

The following software versions are specific to the Academic Site License Spring 2021 release.

NI Academic Site License: LabVIEW Option

Programming Environments

Product Version Bitness
LabVIEW Professional Development System 1,2 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW NXG 5.1.0 64-bit
NI LabWindows/CVI Full Development System 2021 f4 32-bit
Measurement Studio 2019 f4 32/64-bit
G Web Development Software 2021 32/64-bit

Available for OS X
Available for Linux


Application Software

Product Version Bitness
TestStand 2020 64-bit
DAQExpress 5.0.0 64-bit
NI DIAdem Professional 2021 64-bit
Requirements Gateway 2018 32/64-bit


LabVIEW Add-Ons

Product Version Bitness
LabVIEW FPGA Module 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW Real-Time Module 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module 1,2 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW MathScript Module 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit 1,2 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit 2021 64-bit
LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) Module (32-bit only) 2021 32-bit
LabVIEW NXG FPGA Module (64-bit only) 5.1.0 64-bit
LabVIEW FPGA Vivado Compilation Tool 2019.1 2020 64-bit
VI Package Manager - JKI 2021 32/64-bit
LabVIEW FPGA Compile Farm Toolkit 2020 64-bit
LabVIEW FPGA ISE Compilation Tool 14.7 2020 64-bit
Vision Development Module 2021 32/64-bit
LabVIEW Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit 2021 32/64-bit
LabWindows/CVI Execution Profiler 1.1.1 32/64-bit
LabWindows/CVI PID Control Toolkit 2.2 32-bit
LabWindows/CVI SQL Toolkit 2.4 32/64-bit
LabVIEW NXG Real-Time Module 5.1.0 64-bit
LabVIEW NXG Web Module 5.1.0 64-bit

1 Available for OS X
2 Available 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 Bitness
NI-DAQmx1 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-488.2 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-VISA1 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-Serial1 20.0 32/64-bit
IVI Compliance Package1 21.0 32/64-bit
NI PXI Platform Services1 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-DCPower1 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-SCOPE1 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-Sync 21.0 32/64-bit
NI CompactRIO 21.0 32/64-bit
FlexRIO with Modular I/O 21.0 32/64-bit
FlexRIO with Integrated I/O 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-IMAQ 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-IMAQdx 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-IMAQ I/O 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-XNET1 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-Industrial Communications for EtherNet/IP 20.0 32/64-bit
NI Industrial Controller Device Drivers 21.0 32/64-bit
NI-ELVISmx 19.0 32/64-bit

1 Includes support for LabVIEW NXG.


Download Only

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

Product Version Bitness
FlexLogger 2020 R4 64-bit
LabVIEW Analytics and Machine Learning Toolkit 18 32/64-bit
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite (64-bit only) 5 64-bit
LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit 18 32/64-bit
NI Softmotion 20 32/64-bit
Veristand 2020 R5 64-bit
Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2020 32/64-bit
LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit 2021 32/64-bit
LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Toolkit 2021 32/64-bit
Automotive Diagnostic Command Set Toolkit 2021 32/64-bit
NI ECU Measurement and Calibration Toolkit 2021 32/64-bit
LabWindows/CVI Real-Time Module 2021 32/64-bit
NI-DMM1 21 32/64-bit
NI-FGEN1 21 32/64-bit
NI-HSDIO 21 32/64-bit
NI-SWITCH1 21 32/64-bit
NI R Series Multifunction RIO 21 32/64-bit

1 Includes support for LabVIEW NXG

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 Bitness
Circuit Design Suite Education Edition (Includes NI Multisim and Ultiboard) 14.2 32-bit


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

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