Arm Mobile Studio 2021.1 released

Get the latest version of Arm Mobile Studio with the following updates to Streamline:

  • Software profiling support has been improved for apps that load native libraries using direct memory mapping.
  • Mali counter templates now include software counter charts such as frame rate, render passes per frame and draw calls per frame.
  • Charts and templates can now use wildcard patterns to select counters.

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Free Android graphics optimization training

Join our webinar series and learn the latest techniques for mobile game optimization. Hear first-hand advice from optimization experts and architects of the most prevalent graphics processors across Android devices today. The webinars will provide in-depth training for game developers, covering everything from the fundamentals of underlying GPU hardware to API best practices and how to identify problems using performance analysis tools.

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Optimized mobile app development for Android 

Arm Mobile Studio is a suite of free-to-use performance analysis tools that analyze the CPU activity, GPU activity and content metrics of your game as it runs on a non-rooted Android device. Quickly identify and fix the problems that might cause your game to run slowly, overheat the device or quickly drain battery.


What's in Arm Mobile Studio

Profile and debug your game on a non-rooted Android device.

  1. Use Performance Advisor to generate an easy-to-read performance summary from an annotated Streamline capture, and get actionable advice about how to optimize your game or app.

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  2. Use Streamline to capture a performance profile for deep-dive analysis, using all of the performance data in the system. Measure peaks in performance for the CPU, GPU and bandwidth and then see which code was being executed during that time.

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  3. Use Graphics Analyzer to debug Open GL ES and Vulkan API calls in your application, to identify rendering defects and investigate problem scenes to improve performance. Analyze overdraw, shaders, textures and fragment counts, draw call by draw call.

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  4. Use Mali Offline Compiler to check how your shader programs would perform on a range of Mali GPUs. Get an approximate cycle cost breakdown for the major functional units in the design.

    More about Mali Offline Compiler...

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Starter edition

Free to use, quick to set up, and includes all Arm Mobile Studio tools and learning resources.

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Use Arm Mobile Studio tools in your continuous integration workflow. Includes world-class support from Arm experts.

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Optimization advice

Read our advice about how to avoid common graphics problems that might cause your application to run slow, or cause the device to overheat.


Graphics developer guides

View the complete set of developer guides including the Arm Guide for Unity Developers, OpenGL ES 3.0 and 3.1, OpenCL and the Mali GPU optimization guide.

Developer guides

Mali GPU performance counters

Arm Mali GPUs implement a comprehensive range of performance counters, that enable you to closely monitor GPU activity in Streamline as your application runs.

Performance counters

Neon programmers guide

Need to optimize for CPU? Learn how to accelerate your graphics with Arm Neon technology, our advanced SIMD architecture extension.

Neon programmer's guide

Upgrading from DS-5 Community Edition?

The free edition of Streamline and Mali Graphics Debugger (now called Graphics Analyzer) are now delivered through Arm Mobile Studio, with additional support for applications built for 64-bit platforms and a new set of GPU analysis templates in Streamline, for the latest Bifrost GPUs. You can now also use Graphics Analyzer to debug apps targeted at non-Mali platforms. Check our supported devices page to see which platforms you can use.


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