NI-488.2 and LabVIEW Version Compatibility


This page shows supported versions of NI-488.2 with LabVIEW development systems, on Microsoft Windows operating systems. Reference this information to ensure you install the correct toolkit version when upgrading or updating your system or software. Using incompatible versions may result in errors, or missing LabVIEW palettes or functions.

LabVIEW and NI-488.2 Compatibility

In the Downloads section at the bottom of this page, you can download a copy of this table, which may include older software versions.

Note: Driver versions 3.1.1 and later add support for Windows 8, NI-488.2 versions 14.0 add support for Windows 8.1 and NI-488.2 version 15.0 adds support for Windows 10.

When a new version of the NI-488.2 driver is released, it is tested for the current version of LabVIEW as well as several of the more recent versions. Newer driver versions should work with older versions of LabVIEW, even if they have not been officially tested

There are certain devices that only work with older driver versions. For instance, the AT-GPIB/TNT is only compatible with NI-488.2 version 1.7. It is important to verify that a driver will function with both the device and the version of LabVIEW. For information on the the most recent compatible driver with specific hardware, see the NI Hardware and Software Operating System Compatibility page.

Please see the NI-488.2 download site for more information regarding operating system compatibility, especially for non-Windows systems.

Use this table to compare LabVIEW and NI-488.2 compatibility on Microsoft Windows
NI-488.2 VersionLabVIEW Version
2022 Q3202120202019201820172016201520142013
2022 Q4      


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