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Measurement Studio 2019

The latest version of Measurement Studio includes these top features:

  • Debug Visualizer Support
  • Graph Thumbnail WPF control
  • NI Package Builder Support
  • Visual Studio 2015, 2017, and 2019 Support

Measurement Studio Support Policy

NI knows every product has different requirements for support and longevity, and we are committed to providing the life-cycle support you need for your application. View the table below to see our product support timeline for Measurement Studio. Review the National Instruments Software Life-Cycle Policy for overall software policy details.

Measurement Studio Life-Cycle Dates

Version Current Release Support (Release Date) Mainstream Support (End Date) Extended Support (End Date)
Measurement Studio 2019 May 2019 May 2023 Ongoing
Measurement Studio 2015 May 2015 May 2019
Measurement Studio 2013 April 2013
April 2017 Ongoing
Measurement Studio 2012 August 2012 August 2016
Measurement Studio 2010 December 2010 December 2014
Measurement Studio 2009 December 2009
December 2013
Measurement Studio 8.6 December 2008 October 2012  Ongoing

Measurement Studio Support for Visual Studio and Languages

Measurement Studio is dedicated to providing support for the most up-to-date Microsoft development platforms and languages. Measurement Studio provides support for Visual C# and Visual Basic .NET within the most recent three versions of Visual Studio. Currently, Measurement Studio provides new feature support for Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio 2017, and Visual Studio 2019

Version 8.6 2009 2010 2012 2013 2015 2019
Visual Studio
Visual Studio 6.0    
Visual Studio 2003    
Visual Studio 2005        
Visual Studio 2008          
Visual Studio 2010     Note1      
Visual Studio 2012            
Visual Studio 2013            
Visual Studio 2015              
Visual Studio 2017              
Visual Studio 2019              
Language Support
Visual Basic 6.0    
Visual C++ MFC    

Mainstream support (Measurement Studio is integrated into the Visual Studio environment)

Legacy support (legacy support is available by request to qualifying customers)


Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual C++ MFC support were removed from Measurement Studio.