Get ready to develop for the cutting edge of the gaming revolution with Tegra Android Development Pack 4.0R1 (TADP 4.0R1). With support for the newly announced NVIDIA® SHIELD™ powered by NVIDIA® Tegra® X1 processor with NVIDIA® Maxwell™ PC graphics architecture running Google Android TV operating system, TADP 4.0R1 will prepare your development environment with Android application development needs, including all software tools required to start development in a single installation step. Develop native Android 64-bit application from scratch in Nsight Tegra, Visual Studio Edition. Debug, analyze and profile on NVIDIA Tegra X1 using Tegra Graphics Debugger and Tegra System Profiler.

Tegra Android Development Pack (TADP) includes the latest Android SDK (24.0.2) and NDK (r10d) for both 32 and 64 bit devices, CUDA 6.5 and 7.0 Beta (available on Linux x64 package only), NVIDIA Android Developer Tools (Tegra Graphics Debugger, Tegra System Profiler,  Nsight™ Tegra®, Visual Studio Edition, PerfHUD ES, PerfKit), OpenCV and PhysX support, NVIDIA GameWorks OpenGL sample source code, and device drivers. The included tools, APIs and SDKs provide developers support to build, debug, analyze and profile for CUDA 6.5/7.0, Java, native C/C++, OpenGL ES 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.0, OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenGL ES 3.1 Android Extension Pack, and OpenGL 4.x on ARM based SOCs.

Release Highlights

  • Full tools support for all-new NVIDIA® SHIELD™, the first Google Android TV device featuring a 64-bit  ARM processor, NVIDIA® Tegra® X1 with 8-CPU Cores and NVIDIA® Maxwell™ PC graphics architecture.
  • Latest Android SDK (24.0.2) and NDK (r10d) for both 32 & 64 bit devices from Google.
  • CUDA 7.0 Beta on NVIDIA Tegra X1 devices
    • Available on Linux x64 on select devices only. See documentation for details.
  • CUDA 6.5 on NVIDIA Tegra K1 devices
    • Available on Linux x64 on select devices only. See documentation for details.
  • Enhanced install experience
    • Dynamic Component Manager with automatic dependency and conflict resolution
    • Parallel Downloads with pause and resume features
    • Available update notification
    • And more...
  • Nsight Tegra, Visual Studio Edition 2.1 with x86/x64 building and debugging on Android Virtual Devices, multiple-platform support in a single APK and various performance enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Tegra Graphics Debugger 1.3 with performance improvements for apps before capture and various big fixes.
  • Tegra System Profiler 2.2 update with various backtrace quality improvements, improved timeline usability and bug fixes.
  • NVIDIA GameWorks OpenGL/ES 2.1 Samples with new Android TV and NVPR samples.

A complete list of features can be found at Tegra Android Development Pack and are available for download under the NVIDIA GameWorks Download Center.

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The NVIDIA Developer Tools Team