This file contains installation instructions and compatibility information for NI MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III 21.0.
You can find more release information on ni.com.
The MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III provides support for formatted files created by RPC III Software and RPC Pro Software from MTS. This DataPlugin helps you work with files in the .rsp and .tim file extensions.
In the software you will find this DataPlugin under the name RPC-III.
Note Refer to Unsupported Windows Operating Systems for more information about support for Microsoft Windows OSes.
Note MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.x, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III 21.0 will not install or run on an unsupported OS. You cannot deploy or distribute applications that use MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III 21.0 to an unsupported OS. Additionally, after installing MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III 21.0, you cannot use any installers built on this computer with any version of LabVIEW, LabWindows™/CVI™, NI TestStand™, or Measurement Studio on an unsupported OS.
For more information about the changes to our OS support, visit https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
NI MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III 21.0 supports the application software that support DataPlugins, for example DIAdem, SystemLink and LabVIEW.
Download the NI MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III installer from ni.com/dataplugins. NI software includes NI Package Manager to handle the installation. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
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MTS DataPlugin for RPC-III 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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