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Announcing LabVIEW 2019 and the latest version of LabVIEW NXG


LabVIEW 2019 and the latest version of LabVIEW NXG are now available for download. 

- LabVIEW 2019 Download

- LabVIEW NXG Download


Below are some of the many features included in the new releases.


LabVIEW 2019 

The latest LabVIEW 2019 releases increase developer productivity through improved visibility in the integrated development environment, powerful debugging enhancements, and new G-language data types. Enhancements include: 


  • Maps and Sets: Two new data types help organize and manipulate data collections. LabVIEW 2019 Maps and SetsLabVIEW 2019 Maps and Sets
  • Package Installers: Create and publish packages to SystemLinkTM software and NI Package Manager feeds for streamlined distribution. LabVIEW 2019 Publish Packages to FeedsLabVIEW 2019 Publish Packages to Feeds


  • Highlight Execution: Focus on a section of code instead of the whole VI block diagram. LabVIEW 2019 Toggle Execution HighlightingLabVIEW 2019 Toggle Execution Highlighting
  • History Probes: Monitor historical data flow while troubleshooting to make more informed decisions. LabVIEW 2019 Probes with HistoryLabVIEW 2019 Probes with History


  • Handle Errors in Case Structures: Configure case structures to execute subdiagrams for specific errors or lists of errors. LabVIEW 2019 Handle Errors in Case StructuresLabVIEW 2019 Handle Errors in Case Structures


To see all of the features introduced in LabVIEW 2019 please see the LabVIEW 2019 Upgrade Notes.




The newest version of LabVIEW NXG simplifies the most time-consuming tasks in automated test and automated measurement applications. You now can deploy and distribute code faster, providing better application interaction and control. Enhancements include: 


  • NI Hardware Configuration Export: Capture NI hardware dependencies in an NI Hardware Configuration file (.nihwcfg) and deploy it to another system.LabVIEW NXG Hardware Configuration FileLabVIEW NXG Hardware Configuration File


  • Command Line Interface: Automate the build process for applications and libraries.  LabVIEW NXG Command Line InterfaceLabVIEW NXG Command Line Interface


  • Panel Container:Display the panel of a running VI in the panel of the current VI. LabVIEW NXG Panel ContainerLabVIEW NXG Panel Container


  • Third-Party Software Integration:Import and export The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® software data (.mat) for improved interoperability. 

    LabVIEW NXG Import and Export MATLAB data filesLabVIEW NXG Import and Export MATLAB data files


  • New WebVI Capabilities: Design responsive user interfaces and stream data to and from a server. LabVIEW NXG Web Module Flexible LayoutLabVIEW NXG Web Module Flexible Layout



For all of the new LabVIEW NXG features, please see the LabVIEW NXG 3.1 New Features. Along with these releases comes new releases of  LabVIEW Modules and Toolkits. A few of these modules Readme links are listed below. To find a specific Module or Toolkit Readme, search for them at



As we continue to build on our 30+ year investment in software, this latest update is just one in a series of fast-paced releases aimed to expand engineering capabilities from design to test.  



Daniel Parrott
Software Product Marketing - Data Management & LabVIEW
National Instruments
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