What's new? Update 15 - Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE is an easy to use performance and thread profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java and MPI developers. No special recompiles are needed, just start profiling.  Hotspots are highlighted on the source.  A powerful timeline makes it easy to tune your application and scale performance on multicore processors.

New for Update 15! 

Note: We are now labeling analysis tool updates as "Recommended for all users" or "Optional unless you need…".  Recommended updates will be available about once a quarter for users who do not want to update frequently.  Optional updates may be released more frequently, providing access to new processor support, new features, and critical fixes.




File: vtune_amplifier_xe_2013_update15.tar.gz

Installer for Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013 Update 15 for Linux*

File: VTune_Amplifier_XE_2013_update15_setup.exe

Installer for Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013 Update 15 for Windows*

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Next: What's New in Update 14?

Ability to change the focus function from the Caller/Callee panes

  • Change a focus function from the Callers or Callees panes by double-clicking a function of interest. Alternatively, you may select a function by right-click and choose the Change Focus Function context menu option. For more details please refer to the "Window: Caller/Callee" topic in the product help.

Ability to collapse recursive functions in the Call Stack pane 

  • To collapse all recursive functions into one entry in theCall Stack pane - select the Collapse Recursion option from Context menu:
  • VTune Amplifier updates the view and marks the entry with collapsed recursion as follows:

  • For more details please refer to the topic in the product help.

Improved Frame Rate Histogram representation per frame domain in the Summary Window 

  • In case of many frame domains use Domain drop-down menu at Summary pane to choose a frame domain to analyze with the frame rate histogram. If only one domain is available, the drop-down menu is grayed out.  For more details please refer to the "Window: Summary" topic in the product help.

Automatic positioning of the hottest line in the Source/Assembly window after drilling down from the grid 

  • VTune Amplifier Source/Assembly window now automatically positions of the hottest line in the after drilling down from the grid:

Support for importing global discrete counters collected externally

  • You can import global discrete counters without specifying PID/TID. In that case the performance counter timestamp will not be bound to a particular process/thread and will be visualized at Timeline in the new area for global counters with separate rows per each counter type. For more details please refer to the "Creating a CSV File with External Data" topic in the product help, paragraph "Format for Discrete Values" and examples.

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.


Ravi V. (Intel)'s picture

Hello Bogdan,

Intel(R) VTune(TM) Amplifier XE 2013 Update 15 is now available. Can you please kindly check again and let me know if you experience any issues locating the download on IRC (Intel Registration Center)?


Thank you.

Bogdan's picture


Has this update been released already? or is this announcement of the future update? I'm asking because I don't see it available to download.



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