This file contains installation instructions and compatibility information for Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite.
You can find more release information on ni.com.
NI installs the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite using NI Package Manager. If you do not already have NI software installed, the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite installs NI Package Manager to handle the installation of your NI software. Visit ni.com/r/NIPMDownload to download NI Package Manager. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
Complete the following steps to install products using the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite media.
Save the media in order to modify or repair your installation or to distribute NI software with your custom-built installers.
Installing LabVIEW add-ons, such as modules and toolkits, from the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite media ensures compatibility. Some versions of LabVIEW add-ons that are not found on the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite media may not work with the version of LabVIEW included in this release. Installing an incompatible add-on might cause some features in the add-on or LabVIEW to behave incorrectly.
The following products are included on the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite media. Refer to the readme of each product for information including system requirements, installation, activation, known issues, and bug fixes.
Note Some drivers included with previous versions of the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite are not included with this release. Visit ni.com/downloads for the latest driver versions.
|LabVIEW||2021 SP1||32-bit and 64-bit|
|JKI VI Package Manager||2021 SP1||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW FPGA Compilation Tool for ISE 14.7||2020||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW FPGA Compilation Tool for Vivado 2019.1||2020||64-bit|
|LabVIEW FPGA Compile Farm Toolkit||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW FPGA Module||2021||32-bit|
|LabVIEW MathScript Module||2021||32-bit|
|LabVIEW NXG FPGA Module||5.1.0||64-bit|
|LabVIEW NXG Real-Time Module||5.1.0||64-bit|
|LabVIEW Real-Time Module||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI LabVIEW OPC UA Toolkit||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|Vision Development Module||2021||32-bit and 64-bit|
|FPGA Interface C API||20.0.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|FlexRIO with Integrated I/O||21.5.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|FlexRIO with Modular I/O||21.5.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI CompactRIO||21.0.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI R Series Multifunction RIO||21.5.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-DAQmx||21.3.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-IMAQ||21.0.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-IMAQ I/O||21.0.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-IMAQdx||21.0.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-Industrial Communications for EtherNet/IP||21.0.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-Serial||21.5.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-Sync||21.3.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-VISA||21.5.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
|NI-XNET||21.5.0||32-bit and 64-bit|
Note The LabVIEW Professional Development System installs the LabVIEW Database Connectivity Toolkit and the LabVIEW Report Generation Toolkit.
To compare the products included in NI Software Suites, including the Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite, refer to the NI Software Portfolio.
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You can automate the installation of most NI products using command-line arguments to suppress some or all of the installer user interface and dialog boxes.
If the NI product you are installing uses Microsoft .NET 4.6.2, the .NET installer may run before any NI software installs and may require a reboot before the installation of NI software begins. To avoid a .NET reboot, install .NET 4.6.2 separately before you install NI software.
For more information about automating the installation of NI products, refer to Automating an Installer in the NI Package Manager manual.
Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, refer to NI Product Compatibility for Microsoft Windows 10.
Embedded Control and Monitoring Software Suite no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.x, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. Versions of this product that ship after May 1, 2021, may not install or execute correctly on these operating systems. For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
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