PIX on Windows

Performance tuning and debugging for DirectX 12 games on Windows

PIX 2310.30: a faster PIX with many raytracing + other improvements

Today we released PIX version 2310.30, which can be downloaded here. We also released WinPixEventRuntime version 2310.30, which can be downloaded here. This release includes many new features and improvements along several key themes: Thank you for all of your feedback and suggestions, and please them coming! The best ways ...

PIX 2306.21-preview: Work Graphs support

Today we released PIX on Windows version 2306.21-preview, which can be downloaded here. This release includes initial debugging and profiling support for an exciting new D3D12 feature announced today: Work Graphs. You can read more about Work Graphs here. You can find information about which GPUs support Work Graphs (and other ...

PIX 2305.10: support for updated RenderPasses + misc other improvements

Today we released a new version of PIX on Windows: version 2305.10. It can be downloaded here: link.  This release includes support for the latest DirectX Agility SDK features, such as the updated RenderPasses and minor Vulkan compatibility features. The release also includes fixes for several bugs that were impacting PIX 2303.30. &...

PIX 2303.30: Misc bug fixes + preview GPU Upload heap support 

Today we released two versions of PIX on Windows: version 2303.30 and version 2303.30.002-preview. Both can be downloaded here: link.  If you’re using today’s new preview D3D12 features (GPU Upload Heaps or Non-normalized Sampling) then we recommend that you use PIX 2303.30.002-preview to debug and profile your application.  For ...

PIX 2303.02: You asked, we listened! A bumper PIX release

Today we released PIX on Windows version 2303.02, which can be downloaded here. We have also released a new version of WinPixEventRuntime, which can be downloaded here. This release has many new features and bug fixes in direct response to requests and feedback we've received from PIX users. Thank you for all of your feedback and ...

PIX-2212.22-preview: Experimental raygen shader debugging and DXR resource access detection

Today we released PIX-2212.22-preview, available for download here. If you're working with DirectX Raytracing (DXR) then please consider trying out these new PIX features and letting us know how things go. Your feedback will help us improve the debugging experience in future PIX releases. If you aren't using a feature in the "What's New...

PIX 2210.10-preview: Initial support for Preview Agility SDK v706

Announcing Preview Builds PIX on Windows has always been dedicated to keeping pace with the official releases of the Agility SDK. However, developers working with the Preview versions of the Agility SDK - which contain D3D12 features that are still in progress - are left without a meaningful graphics debugger. This can be especially ...

PIX 2206.20: Servicing release with new AMD plugin

Today we released PIX-2206.20, available for download here. The release is identical to the last PIX release (2205.24), except that it comes with a new version of the AMD plugin that supports additional AMD hardware and the latest AMD drivers...