Archived 10/21/2013: Nsight Visual Studio Edition 3.1 is no longer supported.

For the latest version of Nsight Visual Studio Edition, please visit Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition Downloads.

This new release officially supports Visual Studio 2012, Direct3D 11.1, Direct State Access (DSA) of OpenGL, and the new CUDA 5.5®.

CUDA Toolkit 5.5 is available for download at

Please note that this release requires a NVIDIA Display Driver version 319 or newer. We recommending using the drivers avaliable for download below for optimal support.

Download instructions

Simply follow the steps below to download and install the Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 3.1.

Step 1: Download and install required NVIDIA display driver for your target development environment

Step 2: For developers who develop CUDA, download and install the latest version of CUDA 5.5 (available at

Step 3: Download and install NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 3.1

All resources can be found under the NVIDIA GameWorks Download Center.


Learn more about NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 3.1