Download Older Versions of NI Software

Updated Aug 2, 2022

  • How do I download previous versions of software from NI?
  • I am looking to download NI software that is no longer available on How do I get access to legacy software?
  • I lost my NI's media (CD, DVD, USB). How can I download the software I already purchased in the past?
  • When trying to download an old version of NI Software, the Download button is greyed out and I get the following message:


To download and access older versions of NI software, you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Own an active subscription license for an NI software product.

  • Have a valid service agreement, which could be SSP included or purchased with a perpetual software license or included as part of your Volume License Agreement (VLA). If you have a VLA, contact your software admin to be added to your organization's account. 

You must also have an user account with your software license activated and registered to your account.

Note: If you have an active subscription software license or service agreement and need a version of NI software older than what is available on the NI website, please contact NI support

Alternatively, if you have the installer for your needed software on another computer, you can transfer the installer folder to the target computer and run the installer. You will still need to activate this software.

Refer to Download NI Software for detailed steps to download software from


Additional Information

If you bought your software license through a distributor, you may need to follow the instructions in the Transfer an NI Software License to Another User article to set up the license end user correctly.