LabVIEW software is ideal for any measurement or control system, and the heart of the NI design platform. Integrating all the tools that engineers and scientists need to build a wide range of applications in dramatically less time, LabVIEW is a development environment for problem solving, accelerated productivity, and continual innovation

Installation of LabVIEW System Design Software on a Mac

  1. 1. You must be using MacOS 10.4 (Mojave) or 10.5 (Catalina), as they are the only OS supported by NI according to their compatibility list (
  2. You must be an active user in BCOE.

    Please request a special download for Labview2020mac.iso from Systems

    Once you have access to the download file

  3. Double-click on the Labview2020mac.iso

  4. Open the LabVIEW folder, then the macOS folder

  5. Double-click on the LabVIEW2020SP1-Pro.dmg

  6. Double-click on the "LabVIEW 2020 SP1 Pro 64-bit" package image.

  7. If you receive a security error stating that you can't install, open up system preferences/security & privacy and click on "Open Anyway"

  8. If you receive an unsupported Operating System message, understand that the software may install, but may have issues.

  9. Click continue several times, agree for the license agreement, and install when it comes up.