OS version: 10.12 or 10.13
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
RAM minimum: 2GB
LabVIEW 2018 SP1 f4 Full Development System
The graphical language is named “G”; not to be confused with G-code. Originally released for the Apple Macintosh in 1986, LabVIEW is commonly used for data acquisition, instrument control, and industrial automation
With National Instruments LV, you can quickly acquire real-world data from a wide variety of measurement hardware as part of your measurement, and automation applications. NI for macOS is a graphical programming environment designed specifically for engineers and scientists that makes controlling any measurement hardware to gather data possible.
Contains more than 600 built-in functions designed specifically for extracting useful information from acquired data, analyzing measurements, and processing signals.
Also provides tools for rapid user interface design, data presentation, communication via TCP/IP, Web publishing, report generation, data management, and calling external code.
National Instruments (NI) has announced the launch of software systems design LabVIEW 2018. The latest version of LabVIEW offers speed improvements, new and improved features and bug fixes.
About NI LabView. LabVIEW (Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench) is a graphical programming language that uses icons instead of lines of text to create applications. Unlike programming languages that use text-based instructions to determine the order of program execution, uses dataflow programming. Programming data flow, data flow through the nodes in the block diagram determines the order of execution of the VI and functions. VIs, or virtual instruments, are LabVIEW programs that imitate physical instruments.
In, you build a user interface using a set of tools and objects. The user interface is known as the front panel. After creating the front panel, add code using graphical representations of functions to control the front panel objects. You add this graphical code, also known as G code or block diagram, the block diagram. The block diagram is a bit like a flowchart. The block diagram, the front panel and the graphical representations of code make a VI.
More info: http://www.ni.com/mac/labview.htm