NI-Sync and Microsoft Windows Compatibility


This page shows supported versions of the NI-Sync hardware driver with the Microsft Windows operating system. 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 Microsoft 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).

Note that this article replaces KnowledgeBase 4SH9J31V: NI-Sync Compatibility. Some NI manuals may still reference the previous document. If you were redirected from the previous KnowledgeBase URL, please update your bookmarks accordingly.

NI-Sync and Microsoft Windows Compatibility

Use this table to compare NI-Sync and Microsoft Windows Compatibility
Microsoft Windows Version NI-Sync Version
3.1 3.2.2 3.3 3.3.5 3.4 14.0 14.5 15.0 15.0.1 16.0 17.0 18.0 18.6
Windows XP (32 bit)                      
Windows Vista (32 bit)        
Windows Vista (64 bit)        
Windows 7 (32 bit)  
Windows 7 (64 bit)  
Windows 8          
Windows 8.1  
Windows 10                
Windows Server 2008                      
Windows Server 2012                      

  Requires Windows XP Service pack. See readme for details.


For more information on getting started with NI-Sync or NI-Sync compatibility see the PXI NI-Sync User Manual. To find which versions of NI-Sync are compatible with LabVIEW Real-Time see the Readme for your NI-Sync version.