Getting Started with NI-DAQmx: NI-DAQmx Documentation


DAQmx documentation is available both online and from the products installed onto the system. Follow the links below for access to the product documentation and guide on how to locate the installed documentation.

NI-DAQmx Installed Documentation: NI-DAQmx Help

Find out where you can find useful NI-DAQmx documentation that is already installed on your computer.


  • NI-DAQmx C Reference Help
  • NI-DAQmx Visual Basic Help
  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) Help
  • DAQ Assistant Help

NI-DAQmx Help: Online Access

Note that this help page is directed to DAQmx 18.6, downloadable versions are available up to 19.5 on the righthand side of the page.

NI-DAQmx Manual: Online Access

Online DAQmx Manuals are available for NI-DAQmx 17.0 to current versions for use with LabVIEW NXG.

NI DAQmx Release Notes

This page provides information related to a specific NI-DAQmx version release including release notes, known issues, bug fixes, and behavior changes. Download Software.