Installing the FRC Game Tools

The FRC® Game Tools contains the following software components:

  • LabVIEW Update

  • FRC Driver Station

  • FRC roboRIO Imaging Tool and Images

The LabVIEW runtime components required for the Driver Station and Imaging Tool are included in this package.


No components from the LabVIEW Software for FRC package are required for running either the Driver Station or Imaging Tool.


  • Windows 10 or higher (Windows 10, 11).

  • Download the FRC Game Tools from NI.

The Download button for the NI installer with the offline installer link below it.

If you wish to install on other machines offline, click Individual Offline Installers before clicking Download to download the full installer.



The Game Tools installer may prompt that .NET Framework 4.6.2 needs to be updated or installed. Follow prompts on-screen to complete the installation, including rebooting if requested. Then resume the installation of the FRC Game Tools, restarting the installer if necessary.


Run the downloaded executable file to start the install process. Click Yes if a Windows Security prompt appears.

Right click on the downloaded iso file and select mount. Run install.exe from the mounted iso. Click Yes if a Windows Security prompt appears.

The menu after right clicking on an .iso file to choose "Mount".


Other installed programs may associate with iso files and the mount option may not appear. If that software does not give the option to mount or extract the iso file, then install 7-Zip and use that to extract the iso.

NI Package Manager License

Accepting the License Agreement for NI Package Manager.

If you see this screen, click Next. This screen confirms that you agree to NI Package Manager License agreement.

Disable Windows Fast Startup

Screen for disabling Windows fast startup.

It is recommended to leave this screen as-is, as Windows Fast Startup can cause issues with the NI drivers required to image the roboRIO. Go ahead and click Next.

NI Package Manager Review

Review screen that shows what is about to be installed.

If you see this screen, click Next.

NI Package Manager Installation

Screen with progress bars indicating the amount of completion.

Installation progress of the NI Package Manager will be tracked in this window.

Additional Software

Leave all of the additional packages selected.

If you see this screen, click Next.

License Agreements

Accept the NI software license agreement.

Select I accept… then click Next

Review Summary

Review Summary

Click Next.

Detail Progress

Detail Progress

This screen showcases the installation process, go ahead and press Next when it’s finished.

Reboot to Complete Installation

Choose reboot to complete the installation.

If prompted, select Reboot Now after closing any open programs.