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Upgrade the LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite

LabVIEW Communications users with an active Standard Service Program (SSP) membership are eligible to upgrade to the latest LabVIEW Communications. Don't have an active membership? Renew today to get the latest LabVIEW Communications versions.


LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 2.1

Top features in the latest version of LabVIEW Communications include:

  • Application Builder to create stand-alone executables for both host and real-time
  • Windows 10 support
  • Interface for MATLAB® to directly call custom code created using MATLAB
  • Improved external HDL IP import for more complex VHDL
  • All LabVIEW NXG 2.1 features
  • USRP hardware support along with all hardware supported in LabVIEW NXG



Previous LabVIEW Communications System Design Software licenses have been migrated to LabVIEW NXG Full Development System. You can download LabVIEW NXG with an active SSP membership or renew to access the latest version.

LabVIEW Communications Support Policy

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

LabVIEW Communications Life-Cycle Dates

Version Current Release Support (Release Date) Mainstream Support (End Date) Extended Support (End Date)
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 2.1 August 2018
August 2022
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 2.0 August 2016
August 2020 Ongoing
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 1.1 September 2015
September 2019
LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 1.0 December 2014
December 2018