NI RF Driver and Operating System Compatibility

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This page shows supported versions of the NI RF hardware drivers including, NI-RFSA, NI-RFSG, NI-VNA, NI-5640R, NI-5690, NI-568x and NI PXIe-5644R/5645R/5646R Instrument Design Libraries ,with the Microsoft Windows and Pharlap operating systems. Reference this information to ensure you install the correct version when upgrading or updating your operating system, or when migrating or porting code to a new system. Using incompatible versions may result in errors, the inability for Windows to recognize or detect and then find a driver for your device, or missing devices in Windows Device Manager or NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX).

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NI-RFSA and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the NI-RFSA drivers, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI-RFSA readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

 

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

Use this table to compare versions of NI-RFSA to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
NI‑RFSA Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions Real-Time OS
10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP Phar Lap*
19.2            
19.1            
19.0            
18.2.1            
18.1.1      
18.1      
18.0      
17.1.2      
17.1.1      
17.1      


* NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map.

Compatible Version

Supported with 64-bit OS

NI-RFSG and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the NI-RFSG drivers, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI-RFSG readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

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

Use this table to compare versions of NI-RFSG to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
NI‑RFSG Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions Real-Time OS
10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP Phar Lap*
19.2            
19.1            
19.0            
18.2.1            
18.1      
18.0      
17.1      
17.0      
16.0      
15.0.3      


* NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map.

Compatible Version

Supported with 64-bit OS

NI-VNA and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the NI-VNA drivers, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI-VNA readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

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

 

Use this table to compare versions of NI-VNA to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
NI‑VNA Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions
10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP
18.0      
17.5      
17.0      
16.0      
15.0  
14.0  
2.0    
1.2      
1.1      
1.0      


* NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map.

Compatible Version

NI-5640R and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the NI-5640R drivers, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI-5640R readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

In the Downloads section at the bottom of this page, you can download a copy of this table, which may include older software versions.
Use this table to compare versions of NI-5640R to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
NI‑5640R Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions Real-Time OS
10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP Phar Lap*
1.7    
1.6        
1.5        
1.4        
1.3          
1.2            
1.1            
1.0            


* NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map.

Compatible Version

NI-5690 and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the NI-5690 drivers, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI-5690 readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

In the Downloads section at the bottom of this page, you can download a copy of this table, which may include older software versions.
Use this table to compare versions of NI-5690 to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
NI‑5690 Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions Real-Time OS
10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP Phar Lap*
20.0      
19.0      
18.0      
17.0      
16.0      
15.0  
14.5  
1.1      
1.0.6        
1.0.5          
1.0              


* NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map.

Compatible

NI-568x and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the NI-568x drivers, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI-568x readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

In the Downloads section at the bottom of this page, you can download a copy of this table, which may include older software versions.
Use this table to compare versions of NI-568x to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
NI‑568x Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions
10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP
20.0      
19.0      
18.0.1      
18.0      
17.0    
15.1  
15.0  
1.2    
1.1      
1.0          


* NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map.

Compatible Version

Supported with 32-bit OS

NI PXIe-5644R/5645R/5646R Instrument Design Libraries and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the NI PXIe-5644R/5645R/5646R Instrument Design Libraries, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI PXIe-5644R/5645R/5646R Instrument Design Libraries readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

In the Downloads section at the bottom of this page, you can download a copy of this table, which may include older software versions.
Use this table to compare versions of NI PXIe-5644R/5645R/5646R to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems

5644/5645/

5646 IDL

Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions Real-Time OS
10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP Phar Lap*
15.0.2  
15.0    
14.0.2    
14.0  
13.5.2    
13.5  
13.0    
1.1.1    
1.0      


* NI will remove support for Phar Lap for cRIO in the NI 2020 Software Release and for PXI in the NI 2022 Software Release. For more information, please see the Phar Lap RT OS EOL Road Map.

Compatible Version