Support Resources


NI AWR software support resources are distributed among a few categories targeted the new user through to an experienced user as well as range from fully open to registration required.

Getting Started

  • Evaluation Trial – Free product evaluation with links to software download, documentation, model libraries, design examples and more
  • System Requirements – Quick reference guide of recommended computing hardware
  • Maintenance Terms – Summary of terms and benefits to software maintenance packages
  • Online & Live Training – Find information on NI AWR Design Environment training classes, both online and live
  • AWR.TV – Compilation of videos (3-10 minutes in length) that capture features and applications of the software
  • Contact Support – How to reach our support team

Customer Resources

  • Download Site – Secure website for downloading the latest release of the software (registered customers only)
  • AntSyn Site Secure website for accessing AntSyn antenna design, synthesis and optimization software (registered users only)
  • What’s New – Product overview and listing of features for the latest release of NI AWR Design Environment and associated products
  • E-Learning – Get a jump start with self-paced modular training videos that educate new users on NI AWR software (for registered users, login/password required)
  • Knowledge Base – User support website containing examples, application notes, FAQs, videos, and documentation
  • User Forum – A forum for customers and users to provide product feedback and propose future software features (for registered users, login/password required)
  • Technical Support – Contact NI AWR software support staff during business hours to obtain answers to your questions (for active customers, customer ID required)
  • NI Community: AWR Support – NI AWR software support page on the NI corporate web site

University Support

  • Program Overview – Overview of NI AWR software programs for academia
  • Students – Useful links for electrical engineering students interested in using NI AWR software
  • Faculty – Common resources for university faculty members interested in using NI AWR software as part of their teaching curriculum
  • Graduates – Information on the Graduate Gift Initiative for recent grads looking to give their careers a head start with on-going experience using NI AWR software
  • Professors in Partnerships – Listing of current university collaborations for developing coursework featuring NI AWR software 
  • Contact Us – Information on how to best reach the NI AWR software university support team