Install on 64-bit Windows

  1. Arm Mobile Studio is provided with an installer executable. Double-click the .exe file and follow the instructions in the Setup Wizard.
  2. For the starter edition license to be detected, Windows requires you to install the MSVCRT library.
  3. If you have a professional edition license, refer to Adding a professional license for instructions on how to configure your system to use it.

Launch Arm Mobile Studio tools

  1. To launch Streamline, open the Windows Start menu, navigate to the Arm Mobile Studio folder, and select the Streamline Performance Analyzer shortcut.

    Refer to Get started with Streamline for step-by-step instructions on how to capture a performance profile of your application.
  2. To launch Graphics Analyzer, open the Windows Start menu, navigate to the Arm Mobile Studio folder, and select the Graphics Analyzer shortcut.

    Refer to Get started with Graphics Analyzer for step-by-step instructions on how to capture a trace of your application.
  3. To launch Performance Advisor, open a command terminal, navigate to the location where you extracted the package, go to the performance_advisor directory, and run the pa command on a Streamline capture file.
    cd <install_location>/performance_advisor
    ./pa streamline_capture.apc
    Use the --help option to list all the available command options.
    ./pa --help
    Refer to Get started with Performance Advisor for step-by-step instructions on how to generate a report.
  4. To launch Mali Offline Compiler, open a command terminal, navigate to the location where you extracted the package, go to the mali_offline_compiler directory, and run the malioc command. Use the --help option to list all the available command options.
    cd <install_location>/mali_offline_compiler
    ./malioc --help

    Refer to Get started with Mali Offline Compiler for step-by-step instructions on how to analyze a shader program for a device with a Mali GPU.

    Note: Some Windows users are experiencing an error stating that a .dll file is missing, preventing Mali Offline Compiler from starting. Read this FAQ topic to find out how to resolve this issue.

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