PIX on Windows

Performance tuning and debugging for DirectX 12 games on Windows

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...

PIX 2205.24: Unlocking Arm and Qualcomm development

Today we released PIX-2205.24, which can be downloaded here. This release contains Arm64 support for PIX and a Qualcomm plugin, bringing first-class support to graphics devs who want their apps to run as well as possible on Arm-based Windows hardware. PIX now runs natively on Arm64 With Arm-based Windows devices becoming more popular, we’...

PIX 2203.30: Export to C++, UI changes and more!

Today we released PIX version 2203.30, which can be downloaded here. This release has a lot of new features, including: Export to C++ This release adds the ability to export a GPU Capture file into a series of C++ files that perform the captured D3D12 work. Potential use cases for ...

PIX 2201.24: New Timing Capture Features

Today we released PIX version 2201.24, which can be downloaded here.   New Features Graphing of consolidated PIX events in the Timing Capture metrics view It is common practice to name the PIX events that represent a frame of CPU work (or any other repeated set of work) with a sequential number pattern such as "Frame 123", Frame 124...

PIX 2108.18: New programmatic capture APIs and much more

Today we released PIX on Windows version 2108.18, which can be downloaded here. We have also released a new version of WinPixEventRuntime, available here. This release has a lot of new features, including: This release also includes a new Visual C++ Redistributable that may request a reboot during ...

PIX 2107.01: GPU Event List Navigation Aids and Column Statistics

WinPIX version 2017.01 features several ease-of-use features that improve navigation on the GPU event list. Filter masks let you exclude subsets so you can focus on what you want. The new event path explorer navigates through the event hierarchy. There's a new search bar. Finally, column statistics summarize counters for you.

PIX 2104.20: DirectX 12 Agility SDK Support, New Occupancy Graphs, Timing Capture Improvements

Today we released PIX version 2104.20 - adding support for all new DirectX 12 Agility SDK features including Shader Model 6.6. This release adds support for DXCompiler Slim PDBs, adds new occupancy graphs for supported GPUs, and includes an experimental feature that allows you to attach to a running process for GPU capture.

PIX 2101.27: AMD raytracing counters, DXIL improvements, and more

Today we released PIX version 2101.27, which can be downloaded here. This release adds support for new GPUs and counters to AMD’s PIX plugin, improves the DXIL debugging experience, contains several enhancements to the CPU sampling profiler, and adds many other smaller improvements.    AMD plugin improvements  This ...

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