• Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers 2019 R4
  • 12/20/2019
  • Public Content

Graphics Monitor Tab: Desktop Applications

To access the
Desktop Applications
click the
Desktop Applications
tab on the Graphics Monitor Launcher Screen.
In this tab, you can choose and launch a desktop application for analysis with Intel® GPA.
  • Application
    : list of recently run applications. Each application is introduced by its icon, name, and/or command line arguments. You can remove an application from the list by clicking the
  • Command Line
    field: the path and file name of the application you want to analyze; you can also add command-line options for the analyzed application.
If a command line argument is specified and a path to an executable contains spaces, put the path in quotation marks.
  • Working Folder
    field: the directory in which to run the application. This is useful for games that use a launcher or mission packs located in a different directory than the game files.
  • Environment Variables
    field: set environment variables.
  • Options
    button: Opens the Options screen.
  • Application Startup Mode
    drop-down list: choose one of the following modes to startup an application:
  • Frame
    . Choose this mode to monitor real-time metrics and capture a frame for an OpenGL application.
  • Trace
    . Choose this mode to capture a trace for an OpenGL application.
  • Stream
    . Choose this mode to capture frame sequence till the application is stopped for a Metal application.
  • Live Analysis
    . Choose this mode to pause a Metal application to analyze a frame in real time.
  • Live Analysis [Apps with Launchers]
    . Choose this mode to pause a launcher dependent Metal application to analyze a frame in real time.
  • Start
    button: launches the selected application.

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