Activate LabVIEW on macOS After Evaluation Expires

Updated Jul 7, 2020

Reported In

Software

  • LabVIEW

Operating System

  • Mac OS X

Issue Details

  • I have an evaluation copy of LabVIEW for macOS installed on my machine. I have now purchased the LabVIEW software and received the installation media and activation code. How can I activate my software?
  • How do I download and activate the full version of LabVIEW for macOS?

Solution

The evaluation version of LabVIEW for macOS is not designed to be activated. Follow the steps below to install the fully activated version of LabVIEW for macOS:
  1. Uninstall the evaluation copy of LabVIEW from your machine.
  2. Download LabVIEW for macOS
    • If you have SSP:
      1. Log in to your NI User Account that is registered with SSP.
      2. Download LabVIEW for macOS through ni.com/downloads or from your received physical media.
    • If you do not have SSP:
      1. Install the LabVIEW version from the media that was shipped to you.
  3. Follow installation instructions with your version of LabVIEW to complete installation of the licensed version of LabVIEW.
    • Once you have installed LabVIEW, your installation is complete and no further steps such as activation are necessary

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