LabVIEW Evaluation Version Limitations

Updated Dec 17, 2018

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Software

  • LabVIEW Professional
  • LabVIEW

Issue Details

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

Solution

NI LabVIEW Evaluation software consists of the LabVIEW Professional Development System with some limitations to the functionality. The specific limitations vary for each version of LabVIEW and can be found below:

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."
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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