LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 is a software component that allows you to run applications built with LabVIEW 8.6 without installing the full development environment. LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and 7.
There are different ways to install LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 depending on your needs and preferences. Here are some of the options:
From ni.com Downloads: You can download LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 from the NI website on the LabVIEW Runtime Download page. Select the OS, Bitness, and Version that you need and click Download. You can also download an offline installer if you need to transfer the installation media to a computer that does not have internet access.
From NI Package Manager: You can also download LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 from NI Package Manager, a software tool that helps you manage NI software products on your computer. If you do not have NI Package Manager installed, you can download it from here. Open NI Package Manager and search for LabVIEW Runtime in the search bar. Select the required Version and Bitness you need and click Install.
Include the Run-Time Using a LabVIEW Installer: If you have the LabVIEW Professional Development System, you can use the Application Builder in a LabVIEW project to create an installer file that includes your executable and the LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6. This is a good option if you want to distribute your application to other users who do not have LabVIEW installed. To create an installer file, open your LabVIEW project, right-click Build Specifications and select New >> Installer. After bundling your executable in the Source Files category, navigate to the Additional Installers category and check the box for LabVIEW Runtime Engine.
After installing LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6, you can run your LabVIEW applications by double-clicking on them or by launching them from the Start menu or desktop shortcuts.
LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 is a lightweight and reliable software component that enables you to run LabVIEW applications without any additional dependencies. LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 supports various features and functionalities of LabVIEW 8.6, such as data acquisition, signal processing, instrument control, data analysis, and user interface design. LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 also supports the execution of shared libraries and web services created with LabVIEW 8.6.
LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 is compatible with other versions of LabVIEW Runtime Engine installed on the same computer, as long as they are newer than LabVIEW Runtime Engine 7.1.1. However, you cannot run multiple versions of the same LabVIEW application on the same computer at the same time. You also cannot use LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6 to run applications built with older or newer versions of LabVIEW.
If you encounter any issues or errors while installing or using LabVIEW Runtime Engine 8.6, you can refer to the LabVIEW Runtime Engine Readme for troubleshooting tips and known issues. You can also contact NI Support for further assistance. 061ffe29dd