LabVIEW Evaluation Version Limitations

Updated Oct 31, 2018

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Software

  • LabVIEW Professional

Issue Details

What limitations should I expect when using the LabVIEW Evaluation Version? 

Solution

LabVIEW 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  • You will not have access to block diagrams of VIs not available in the Base Development System. 
  • Upon installation you will be able to use the fully functional software package for a period of 7 days.
  • At the end of the 7 day trial, you will be given the option to extend your evaluation for an additional 45 days by entering your ni.com User Profile information into the NI Evaluation Wizard.
  • You will have access to the Application Builder but it will have a watermark on the front panel of the built applications. 
  • Application Builder cannot use any "Additional Exclusions."
LabVIEW 2009, 2010, and 2011
  • You will not have access to block diagrams of VIs not available in the Base Development System. 
  • You may use this version for a maximum of 30 days after the first installation. 
  • You will have access to the Application Builder but it will have a watermark on the front panel of the built applications. 
  • Application Builder cannot use any "Additional Exclusions."
You can download a current evaluation version of LabVIEW here.

Additional Information

LabVIEW 8.5 and 8.6
  • You will not have access to block diagrams of VIs not available in the Base Development System. 
  • You may use this version for a maximum of 30 days after the first installation. 
  • You will have access to the Application Builder but it will have a watermark on the front panel of the built applications.

LabVIEW 8.2

  • You will not have access to block diagrams of VIs not available in the Base Development System.
  • You may use this version for a maximum of 30 days after the first installation.
  • You will have access to the Application Builder but it will have a watermark on the front panel of the built applications.
  • You cannot install the LabVIEW Simulation module.
  • You cannot install the System Identification toolkit.

LabVIEW 8.0

  • You will not have access to block diagrams of VIs not available in the Base Development System.
  • You will have a watermark on the front panel of applications built using the Evaluation Version.
  • You may use this version for a maximum of 30 days after the first installation.
LabVIEW 7.0
  • You will not have Application Builder even though you are using the Professional Development System.
  • You may run any VI for a maximum of 5 minutes.
  • You may use this version for a maximum of 30 days after the first installation.
  • You may keep LabVIEW open for a maximum of 30 minutes before you must close and re-launch it. 

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