This page is about developing software for GeForce products.



SLI (Scalable Link Interface) is NVIDIA's solution for supporting multiple GPUs. Upto 4 GPUs can work together to create insanely detailed graphics at high framerates.

SLI Best Practice Guide
Consumer Guide


Optimus is NVIDIA's solution for running high performance GPU's in laptops, providing outstanding graphics performance while extending battery life.

Optimus Programming Guide
Consumer Guide

3D Vision and Surround

3D Vision is NVIDIA's solution for stereoscopic 3D rendering. Surround is a solution for multi-monitor support.

3D Vision and Surround Guides
3D Vision Consumer Guide
Surround Consumer Guide

Virtual Reality

VR is hotter than ever. This article looks at some of the issues developers will face when working on virtual reality applications.

VR Development

4K Resolution

Developing for ultra high resolution displays creates its own set of challenges, this guide is about making games look and perform their best at high resolutions.

4K Developer Guide


G-SYNC display technology delivers a smooth and fastest gaming experience by synchronizing display refresh rates to the GPU, eliminating screen tearing and minimizing display stutter and input lag.

G-SYNC Consumer Guide


NVIDIA's core SDK allows direct access to NVIDIA GPUs and drivers on windows platforms. NVAPI provides support for operations including access to multiple GPUs and displays.


Graphics Debugging, Profiling and Optimization Tools

NVIDIA provids developers with the best tools for developing rich graphics applications:

Geforce Experience

  • Keep Drivers up to date
  • Optimize game settings
  • ShadowPlay - video capture
  • Game Streaming - play anywhere
GeForce Experience Consumer Guide.

Device IDs

Current NVIDIA device IDs

Programming APIs

OpenGL and DirectX

Developing for GeForce