The information in the table below shows the key differences between different versions of the TI-84 SmartView Emulator software and the TI-84 CE Online calculator.

TI-Smart View Emulator
(v4.x or older)
TI-SmartView CE Emulator
(v5.x)
TI-SmartView CE Emulator
(v6.0 or newer)
TI-84 Plus Online Calculator
Emulates the TI-84 Plus CE calculator No Yes Yes Yes
Emulates the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition Yes Yes Yes No
Emulates the TI-84 Plus (gray scale) Yes Yes Yes No
Use on Windows® and macOS® computers Yes Yes Yes Yes
Use on Chromebooks™ No No No Yes
Use on tablets or phones No No No No
Use on multiple devices with single license  Concurrent Licenses Only School Managed Licenses only Yes Yes
Requires software installation Yes Yes Yes No
Requires access using browser No No No Yes
Requires internet connectivity  Concurrent Licenses only School Managed Licenses only Yes (account authentication) Yes
Requires license server software running on school network Concurrent Licenses only School Managed Licenses only No No
Supports sensor data collection (with EasyData) Yes Yes Yes No
Supports sensor data collection with DataMate, Physics, ChemBio, PhySci, and CBL/CBR app Yes No No No
Supports data collection with EasyLink and EasyTemp No Yes – requires Easy to Go Adapter Yes – requires Easy to Go Adapter No
Supports data collection with Go!Link, Go!Temp, and Go!Motion No Yes Yes No
Supports data collection with CBR 2 Yes – requires
TI Conductivity Cable
Yes – requires Easy to Go Adapter or Go!Motion Cable Yes – requires Easy to Go Adapter or Go!Motion Cable No
Supports data collection with CBL2, CBL, and Original CBR Yes – requires
TI Conductivity Cable
No No No
Supports programming with TI-Innovator Hub No Yes Yes No
Supports Python® programming No Yes Yes No