Creating Installer with LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit

Updated May 12, 2020

Reported In

Software

  • LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit

Issue Details

  • How can I deploy a LabVIEW application that uses the LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit?
  • Why I cannot select the MIT in the additional installers when creating a Installer for my LabVIEW application?

Solution

To deploy a LabVIEW application that uses the LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit you just need to include the LabVIEW Runtime Engine in your installer.

With the LabVIEW Professional Development System or Full Development System, use the Application Builder in a LabVIEW Project to create an installer file. Right Click Build Specifications and select New >> Installer. After bundling an executable in the Source Files category, navigate to the Additional Installers category. In the additional installer list, ensure that the LabVIEW Runtime Engine box is checked. Below an example for LabVIEW 2015:


 

Additional Information

Once LabVIEW is installed, the Runtime Engine will be located at  C:\Program Files\National Instruments\Shared\LabVIEW Runtime.