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VeriStand 2020 R6

The latest version of VeriStand includes these top features:


  • Fixed-point support for FPGA Add-on Custom Device
  • NI-SWITCH Custom Device

VeriStand 2020 R5

  • Additional features to VeriStand Editor
  • FPGA Add-on Custom Device
  • Telemetry Custom Device

VeriStand 2020 R4

  • Instrument Add-on Custom Device
  • Undeploy support for ASAM XIL Steps for TestStand
  • Improvements for Alarms and Procedures

VeriStand 2020 R3

  • Additional features to VeriStand Editor
  • XNET Status Channels
  • FMU Fixed Parameters
  • FPGA Add-on Custom Device
  • Instrument Add-on Custom Device

VeriStand 2020 R2

  • Additional features to VeriStand Editor
  • Improvements to CAN and FlexRay support

VeriStand 2020


  • Mapping Diagram
  • Embedded Data Logger Custom Device Available on GitHub
  • Scripting Routing and Faulting Custom Device ElementsFPGA Add-on Custom Device
  • Support for DAQmx Waveform Logging
  • CAN FD Scripting

VeriStand 2019 R3


  • Mapping Diagram
  • MathWorks Simulink® Software Model Toolchain Support
  • TDMS File Viewer Support for DIAdem
  • Routing and Faulting Custom Device

VeriStand Support Policy

NI knows every product has different requirements for support and longevity and is committed to providing the life-cycle support you need for your application. View the table below to see our product support timeline for VeriStand. Review the National Instruments Software Life-Cycle Policy for overall software policy details.

VeriStand Life-Cycle Dates

Version Current Release Support (Release Date) Mainstream Support (End Date) Extended Support (End Date)
VeriStand 2020 2020 2023
VeriStand 2019 2019 2022
VeriStand 2018 2018 2021
VeriStand 2017 2017
2020 Ongoing
VeriStand 2016 2016
VeriStand 2015 2015
VeriStand 2014 2014