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Archived CPU Tools
The AMD String Library provides standard GNU C Library (glibc) string functions optimized for AMD processors. Please note: ATI Stream SDK is now AMD APP SDK.
The Framewave project offers developers code-level access to a vast array of signal and image functions and routines.
Download this archived central processing unit identification (CPUID) masking utility for VM migration here.
The SSEPlus library simplifies SIMD development through optimized emulation of SSE instructions, CPUID wrappers, and fast versions of key SIMD algorithms.
SIMD instructions, also called packed instructions, are widely used in high performance computing (HPC), multimedia, and security applications.
Archived GPU Tools
AMD Tootle (Triangle Order Optimization Tool) is a mesh optimization library that improves on existing mesh preprocessing techniques.
An advanced shading language interface tool
ATI_Compress is AMD’s library for texture compression.
This kit is a collection of information on getting the most out of AMD’s products using Microsoft® DirectX® or OpenGL for 3D graphics.
A tool for generating maps (including normal, displacement, and ambient occlusion maps) for a low-resolution mesh based on the details from a high-resolution mesh
A tool for compressing textures and creating mip-map levels. The Compressonator has been retired, but try the new AMD Compress!
HLSL2GLSL is a library and tool that converts HLSL shaders to GLSL.
A toolset for developers to easily generate and test maps