High performance tools and SDKs from AMD to make CPU programming easier

Tools & SDKs

AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler — The  AOCC compiler system is a high performance, production quality code generation tool. The  AOCC environment provides the developer the essential choices when building and optimizing C, C++, and Fortran applications targeting 32-bit and 64-bit Linux® platforms.

AMD μProf —AMD μProf is a suite of powerful tools that help developers optimize software for performance or power. AMD μProf ’s CPU profiler helps to identify and analyze performance hotspots within an application, library, driver or kernel module. It’s Power profiler provides valuable information on energy characteristics of the application or process, library, kernel module running on CPU, APU or discrete-GPU.

Use AMD μProf for CPU and Power profiling on all AMD processors (including EPYC and future processors), CodeXL can still be used for AMD Ryzen and older processors.

Tools for DMTF DASH — These tools are related to client manageability adhering to DMTF’s DASH standards. These tools help IT administrators perform tasks independent of the power state of the machine or the state of the operating system and require client systems with DASH capable NIC (Network Interface Card).

SimNow™ Simulator — SimNow™ Simulator is an AMD64 technology-compatible x86 platform simulator for AMD’s family of processors. It is designed to provide an accurate model of a computer system from the program, OS, and programmer’s point of view. SimNow requires AMD Athlon™ 64 or Opteron™.

AMD Open64 SDK — A set of tools, libraries, documentation and headers that developers can use to create high performing applications that run on Linux® operating systems.

x86 Open64 Compiler System — A high performance, production quality code generation tool designed for high performance parallel computing workloads.


GPUOpen Libraries — Visit GPUOpen for more open source libraries designed to enable developers who want to accelerate computations and create ground-breaking GPU computing applications. Long live open source!

AMD CPU Libraries — AMD CPU Libraries is a set of numerical libraries tuned specifically for AMD EPYCTM processor family. They have simple interfaces to take advantage of latest hardware innovations. The tuned implementations of industry standard math libraries enable fast development of scientific and high performance computing projects.



GPUOpen — An AMD initiative designed to enable developers to create ground-breaking PC games, computer generated imagery and GPU computing applications for great performance and lifelike experiences using no cost and open development tools and software.

Legacy CPU Tools, SDKs & Libraries — These tools and libraries have reached end of life and are no longer supported but are available here without warranty if you need them.

AMD CPU Development Tools