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Just Released! Intel® SDK for OpenCL™ Applications 2017

Accelerate heterogeneous compute application performance and customize your solutions with the new Intel® SDK for OpenCL™ Applications 2017. The 2017 update (August 2017) adds support for additional operating systems and platforms, and compatible integration into more recent IDEs for flexibility and to stay up to date. It also provides new tool features that help you speed your development and improve performance for create high-performance image and video processing pipelines.

  • 2017 R2 Update (December 2017) - The Intel® SDK for OpenCL™ Applications 2017 R2 update adds support and fixes small issues working with key IDEs: Microsoft Visual Studio* 2017 and Eclipse* Oxygen 4.7. Review the latest release notes for more details. Developers should also ensure that they have the latest updates for other software components and drivers that work with this SDK:

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2017 Update Summary

New IDE Support

  • Microsoft Visual Studio* 2017
  • Eclipse Oxygen* 4.7 and Neon* 4.6

New Operating System Support

  • Windows 10 Creator* including full compatibility with the latest Intel® Graphics driver (15.46)
  • Ubuntu* 16.04 including full compatibility with latest OpenCL™ 2.0 CPU/GPU driver package for Linux* OS (SRB5)
  • CentOS 7.3 

New Platform Support

Enhanced tools support platforms with 6th and 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors on Microsoft Windows* and Linux* operating systems.

New Features that Streamline Development and Improve Solutions Customization

Intel SDK for OpenCL Applications

  • Improved OpenCL™ 2.1 and SPIR-V* support on Linux* OS
  • OpenCL 2.1 development environment with the experimental CPU-only runtime for OpenCL 2.1
  • SPIR-V generation support with Intel® Code Builder for OpenCL™ offline compiler and Kernel Development Framework including textual representation of SPIR-V binaries - 
  • Workflow support allowing build, execution and analysis of applications with several kernels
  • Build from binary to reduce compilation time for complex kernels
  • Latency analysis on 6th and 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

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Access developer guides and a complete list of new features and changes in this release, read the release notes


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