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What is the difference between LabQuest Emulator and LabQuest Viewer?

LabQuest Emulator LabQuest Viewer
Cost for software Free download LabQuest Viewer, order code LQ-VIEW, $79
Available for Windows Yes (XP [32 bit only], Vista, 7) Yes (v:1.1: XP, Vista, 7; v:2.0: 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10)
Available for Mac No Yes (v:1.0: OS X 10.5 (Intel Mac only), 10.6, 10.7; v:2.0 OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10)
Compatible with original LabQuest Yes, via USB Yes, via Wi-Fi Adapter
Compatible with LabQuest 2 No Yes, via USB or by Wi-Fi
Simulate the LabQuest App Yes No [viewing actual screen of a LabQuest]
Create screenshots Yes Yes
Collect data on a computer using a LabQuest or LabQuest 2 as an interface with sensors attached Yes, LabQuest only Yes
Collected data stored on computer Yes No [stored on LabQuest]
View and control more than one interface from a computer No Yes
Use the computer to project the screen on a white board for demonstrations or instruction Yes Yes
Monitor student progress on multiple interfaces from one computer No Yes
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