Archived 08/27/2014

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

Nsight Visual Studio Edition 4.0 adds support for the new Maxwell GPU architecture, completely redesigned Frame Debugger for users of Microsoft® DirectX™, dynamic shader editing for GLSL shaders, byte code-level debugging for HLSL shaders, CUDA 6.0, and Visual Studio 2013.

CUDA Toolkit 6.0 is available for download at

Please make note of the NVIDIA Display Drivers releases that are supported for the following features of Nsight Visual Studio Edition.

  • Direct3D and OpenGL features - Works with NVIDIA Display Driver 334 or higher
  • CUDA features - Works with NVIDIA Display Driver 332.59 or higher
  • C++AMP features - NVIDIA Display Driver 332.59 required

Download instructions

Simply follow the steps below to download and install the Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 4.0.

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 6.0 (available at

Step 3: Download and install NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 4.0

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


Learn more about NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 4.0