User Guide

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Open
Intel® VTune™
Profiler

Open
Intel® VTune™
Profiler
with the graphical user interface (
vtune
-gui
) or command-line interface (
vtune
).
Intel® VTune™ Profiler is a new renamed version of the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier.
To accommodate the product name change, the command line tool
amplxe-cl
is renamed to
vtune
. Graphical interface launcher
amplxe-gui
is renamed to
vtune-gui
.
Once you have downloaded
Intel® VTune™
Profiler
, follow these steps to run the application:

Default Installation Paths

Whether you downloaded
Intel® VTune™
Profiler
as a standalone component or with the Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit, the default path for your
<install-dir>
is:
Operating System
Path to <install-dir>
Windows* OS
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\oneAPI\
  • C:\Program Files\Intel\oneAPI\
    (in certain systems)
Linux* OS
  • /opt/intel/oneapi/
    for root users
  • $HOME/intel/oneapi/
    for non-root users
macOS*
/opt/intel/oneapi/

Set Environment Variables

To set up environment variables for
VTune Profiler
VTune
Profiler
, run the
setvars
script:
Linux* OS:
source <>/setvars.sh
Windows* OS:
<>\setvars.bat
When you run this script, it displays the product name and the build number. You can now use the
vtune
and
vtune
-gui
commands.

Open
VTune
Profiler
from the GUI

On Windows* OS, use the
Search
menu or locate
VTune
Profiler
from the
Start
menu to run the standalone GUI client.
For the version of
VTune
Profiler
that is integrated into Microsoft* Visual Studio* IDE on Windows OS, do one of the following:
  • Select
    Intel VTune Profiler
    from the
    Tools
    menu of Visual Studio.
  • Click the
    Configure Analysis with VTune Profiler
    toolbar button.
On a macOS* system, start
Intel VTune
Profiler
version
from the Launchpad.

Open
VTune
Profiler
from the Command Line

To launch the
VTune
Profiler
from the command line, run the following scripts from the
<
install-dir
>/bin64
directory:
To open a specific
VTune
Profiler
project or a result file, enter:
>
vtune
-gui <
path
>
where
<
path
>
is one of the following:
  • full path to a result file (
    *.
    vtune
    )
  • full path to a project file (
    *.
    vtune
    proj
    )
  • full path to a project directory. If the project file does not exist in the directory, the
    New Project
    dialog box opens and prompts you to create a new project in the given directory.
For example, to open the
matrix
project in the
VTune
Profiler
GUI on Linux, run:
vtune-gui /root/intel/vtune/projects/matrix/matrix.vtuneproj

Product and Performance Information

1

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