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November 2019: National Instruments is working on a Community version of LabVIEW that will be free for personal and non-academic use. If you are interested in beta testing this version, go to this Beta Page to sign up.


Anyone can get started with the LabVIEW 45-Day Evaluation and buy LabVIEW Home Edition for non-commercial use. Once you get your serial number just activate the eval as Home Edition, no reinstall required.

Hardware bundles including LabVIEW Home

Get started LabVIEW Home and BeagleBone Black!

LabVIEW Home and BeagleBone Black



Students can get started with an extended 6-month evaluation period and have the option to purchase LabVIEW Student Edition or the LabVIEW Student Edition Suite.