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Introducing: AMF SDK

The open source successor to Media SDK. The Advanced Media Framework SDK provides developers with optimal access to AMD GPUs for multimedia processing.

Using RapidFire for Virtual Desktop and Cloud Gaming

Virtual desktop infrastructure systems and cloud gaming are becoming more popular due to improved internet infrastructure. RapidFire can reduce latency between the server and client therefore delivering the experience the user expects.

ROCm 1.2 Rocking Hawaiian Style

ROCm 1.2 brings many added features and improvements. Among them is moving beyond the Fiji Islands of GPU’s to bring a broader collection of hardware with the inclusion of the Hawaii family of GPUs.

Anatomy Of The Total War Engine: Part V

The fifth and last of the Warhammer Wednesdays series sheds light into how Total War: Warhammer handles the issue of Multi-GPU rendering.

Videos about New Tools & Technologies

Radeon Pro WX 7100 Graphics Card for VR Content Creation
Learn more about the Radeon Pro WX 7100 Graphics Card,...
The importance of DirectX® 12 and Virtual Reality
Hear from Rebellion and Creative Assembly on the advantages of...
GPUOpen: Shader Intrinsic Functions
Shader Intrinsic Functions, also called built-in functions, provide a way...

It’s HIP to be Open! Convert your Cuda code to C++ using AMD’s new HIP tool.

AMD, a strong proponent of open source and open standards, has created a new tool that will allow developers to convert CUDA code to common C++. This new Heterogeneous-compute Interface for Portability, or HIP, is a tool that provides customers with more choice in hardware and development tools. Download the HIP datasheet here.

Unlocking the Full Potential of the GPU with Asynchronous Shaders

Have you ever wondered how to be in two places at once? Well, we haven’t quite solved the cloning problem yet, but we can show you how to do two things at once, using asynchronous shaders in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ in this whitepaper.

OpenCL 2.0 Demystified

AMD provides full support for the OpenCL™ 2.0 specification, as well as support for some optional features like Fine Grain Shared Virtual Memory. There are a lot of new and powerful capabilities in this version of the standard. We know that programming for a new API and new capabilities can be daunting. If you’d like to learn what you can do, and how to do it, check out the OpenCL 2.0 Demystified blog series. AMD engineers walk you through the code and show you how features like Shared Virtual Memory, Pipes, Device Enqueue and many more actually work. Read the blogs, and learn what you can do. Happy Coding!

Conference, Webinar and Event Presentations

Want to take another look at an interesting conference presentation? Missed an event you hoped to see? Browse our collection of technical presentations from developer conferences, industry events and Webinars around the world covering a wide variety of heterogeneous computing topics such as Mantle, C++, rendering, shaders, game development, Java, graphics, libraries, OpenCL™ and much more.

Radeon Rays Technology for Developers

Real and Rendered Images in one Photorealistic Picture

Rendering Goes from Fine — to Photorealistic AMD-developed Radeon Rays (formerly FireRays) is a specialized ray caster software that accelerates and enhances ray tracing operations to produce photorealistic 3D images featuring complex ...

GPUOpen Blogs

  • Vulkan barriers explained
    October 18, 2016
    Vulkan™’s barrier system is unique as it not only requires you to provide what resources are transitioning, but also specify a sou...
  • VDR Follow Up – Tonemapping for HDR Signals
    October 5, 2016
    This is the third post in the follow up series to my prior GDC talk on Variable Dynamic Range. Prior posts covered dithering, toda...

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