User Guide

Contents

Launch
Intel® VTune™
Profiler

To work with the
Intel VTune
Profiler
, use the graphical interface (
vtune
-gui
) or command-line interface (
vtune
).
Intel® VTune™ Profiler is a new renamed version of the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier.
To accommodate the product name change, the command line tool
amplxe-cl
is renamed to
vtune
. Graphical interface launcher
amplxe-gui
is renamed to
vtune-gui
.

Set Up Environment Variables

Set up the environment variables for the standalone
VTune
Profiler
by executing the
vars
script:
Linux* OS:
source <>/env/vars.sh
Windows* OS:
<>\env\vars.bat
When you run the script, it displays the product name and the build number. You can now use the
vtune
and
vtune
-gui
commands.

Launch
VTune
Profiler
from GUI

On Windows* OS, launch the
VTune
Profiler
standalone GUI client either via the
Search
menu or by locating the product from the
Start
menu.
For the
VTune
Profiler
integrated into Microsoft* Visual Studio* IDE on Windows OS, you can either select
Intel VTune Profiler
from the Visual Studio
Tools
menu or click the
Configure Analysis with VTune Profiler
toolbar button.
On Apple* macOS* system, start
Intel VTune
Profiler
version
from the Launchpad.

Launch
VTune
Profiler
from Command Line

To launch the
VTune
Profiler
from the command line, run the following scripts from the
<
install-dir
>/bin64
directory:
To open a specific
VTune
Profiler
project or a result file, enter:
>
vtune
-gui <
path
>
where
<
path
>
is one of the following:
  • full path to a result file (
    *.
    vtune
    )
  • full path to a project file (
    *.
    vtune
    proj
    )
  • full path to a project directory. If the project file does not exist in the directory, the
    New Project
    dialog box opens and prompts you to create a new project in the given directory.
For example, to open the
matrix
project in the
VTune
Profiler
GUI on Linux, run:
vtune-gui /root/intel/vtune/projects/matrix/matrix.vtuneproj

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.