PIX on Windows

Performance tuning and debugging for DirectX 12 games on Windows


The PIX downloads on this website are for use on Windows 10.  If you are an Xbox developer, use the version of PIX that is included with the GDK instead.

Visit the DirectX Landing Page for more resources for DirectX developers.

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In general we recommend using the latest available driver for your GPU.

Latest version:

Older versions:

Multiple versions of PIX can be installed side-by-side.  To keep your previous version while installing a newer one, uncheck the “Replace any previously installed versions” box in the PIX installer.


Preview versions:

These versions of PIX on Windows are designed to be used with the correlating Preview Agility SDK. If you are not using the Preview Agility SDK, you should instead use the latest version listed above.