Intel® Parallel Studio XE

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016

Deliver top C++ and Fortran application performance with less effort

  • Faster code: Boost applications performance that scales on today’s and next-gen processors
  • Create code faster: Utilize a toolset that simplifies creating fast, reliable parallel code 
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Your software needs to run faster. It performs tasks that need to get done sooner, not later including big data analytics, image analysis, time-critical financial analysis, and simulations. Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 is a software development suite that helps boost application performance by taking advantage of the ever-increasing processor core count and vector register width available in Intel® Xeon® processors, Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors and compatible processors.

Intel Parallel Studio XE is available in three editions. Choose the one that meets your development needs. Find more information on the Details page.

Composer Edition

Build fast code using industry-leading compilers and libraries including new data analytics library.

  • Includes: C++ and/or Fortran* compilers, performance libraries, and parallel models.

Professional Edition

Adds analysis tools that assist in adding parallelism, debug and tune applications

  • Includes: Composer Edition plus performance profiler, vectorization optimization and thread prototyping, memory and thread debugger

Cluster Edition

Adds MPI cluster tools for cluster software development

  • Includes: Professional Edition plus a standards based MPI Library, MPI communications profiling and analysis tool, MPI error checking and tuning tools and cluster checker

Confidential Support and One Year of Updates Included

Every paid version of our software products automatically gives you access to Intel Premier Support for at least a year from the date of purchase, and you can extend it for additional time at a reduced rate. This includes:

  • Free access to all new product updates, and continued access to and support for older versions of the product.
  • The ability to interact directly and privately with our product engineers by submitting confidential inquiries and code samples.
  • Responsiveness to your product needs (older and newer versions) and technical questions, a key reason for our customer satisfaction.
  • Community product forums covering all of our software development products.
  • Access to a vast library of self-help documents that build off of the decades of experience our community has in using our software products.

What’s New

Specs at a Glance

Processors Intel® processors, coprocessors and compatibles
Languages C, C++, Fortran
Development Tools and Environments

Microsoft Visual Studio* (Windows*)

Eclipse (Linux* and OS X*)

XCode* (OS X)


Operating Systems Windows, Linux and OS X

For complete information, see the release notes & documentation.

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