HDF5 in Labview 2013

There is steady development of the h5labview package, allowing use of many common HDF5 read/write features from Labview.

  1. install VI package manager
  2. download and install the latest SHARED HDF5 library. Get the appropriate operating system and 32 or 64 bits according to your Labview install 3264 bits, not the OS.
  3. copy the files hdf5.dll, szip.dll, zlib.dll from c:\Program Files\HDF_Group\HDF5*\bin to c:\Program Files\National Instruments\LabVIEW 2013\resource
  4. download latest .vip file. This will open in VI Package Manager.


If you get an error upon installation complaining about


try rebooting once.