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  • 10/28/2021
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Get Started with Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA)

Use this documentation to get started with Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA), which is a toolset for graphics performance analysis and optimization of games and other graphics-intensive Microsoft* DirectX*, Apple* Metal*, Vulkan*, and OpenGL* applications. Intel® GPA is available on Windows*, macOS*, and Ubuntu* hosts.
To download Intel GPA, visit the download page. For installation instructions, refer to Install and Launch Intel® GPA.

Supported Graphics APIs

API
Windows Host
Ubuntu Host
macOS Host
DirectX
yes
N/A
N/A
Vulkan
yes
no
no
Metal
N/A
N/A
yes
OpenGL
yes*
yes
yes
*on Windows OS, OpenGL support is limited to Trace mode.
For details on software and hardware requirements for Intel® GPA, see the product Release Notes.
Intel GPA includes three tools for graphics application analysis:
To get started with Intel GPA, you can deep dive into the tool you are interested in, or follow the general workflow:

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.