What is NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (NI MAX)

NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) provides access to your NI hardware. It is a free piece of software that cannot be downloaded by itself but is included, and automatically installed, with all NI drivers (NI-VISA, NI-DAQmx etc.) and NI System Configuration. For more information, please refer to Download NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX).

With MAX, you can: 

Some Navigation Features: 

  • Detailed, Topic-Specific Help: Help » MAX Help 
  • Version Information of NI MAX: Help » Information 
  • Information of the System NI MAX Resides: Help » System Information. The data shown includes e.g. the version number of your operation system, the number of processors, and the available physical memory 
  • Questions about Specific Options: Click Show Help on the top, right-hand corner. Once clicked a sidebar will appear so whenever you however over options, it will give descriptions in the sidebar help so that you know what each configuration means.