All the following features are available in the latest version of NVIDIA® Nsight™ Application Development Environment for Heterogeneous Platforms, Visual Studio Edition:

Nsight Visual Studio Edition Overview
Feature Support
Visual Studio Integration[1][2][4] Visual Studio 2019
Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2015
Activities[3][5] Build
Debug
Target Applications[6] Compute
APIs & SDKs[3][6] CUDA C/C++
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[1] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 5.6, released in April 2018, VS2010 is no longer supported
[2] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2019.3, released in August 2019, VS2012 and VS2013 are no longer supported.
      These were deprecated in Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 6.0 (released in September 2018) and Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2019.1 (released in February 2019), respectively.
[3] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2020.1, released in May 2020, the following support was dropped
  • OpenCL support, which was deprecated since 2019.4
  • Window 7 support, which was deprecated since 2019.2
[4] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2020.2, released in September 2020, VS2015 support has been deprecated and will be removed in an upcoming release.
[5] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2020.2, released in September 2020, integrated Analysis Trace/Timeline support as been removed. [6] As of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 2020.1, released in May 2020, the following support was dropped:

 

CUDA
CUDA Debugging
Feature Legacy CUDA Debugger[7] Next-Gen CUDA Debugger[7]
Native CUDA C/C++ GPU Debugging Select Select
CPU + CUDA GPU Same-Session Debugging Select
Local single GPU CUDA Debugging Select Select
Local single GPU CUDA Memory checker Select
Source Correlated Assembly Debugging SASS,PTX,SASS+PTX SASS,PTX,SASS+PTX
Debug CUDA kernels without symbolics (SASS/PTX) Select Select
Data breakpoints for CUDA C/C++ code Select Select
Expressions in Locals, Watch, Conditionals Select Select
Full Tesla Compute Cluster (TCC) Support Select Select
WDDM/WDDM2 Support Select Select
Core Dump Analysis Select Select
[7] For supported Next-Gen and Legacy CUDA Debugger GPU, driver, and OS configurations, see the CUDA Debugger compatibility chart

 

 

Drop Notices:

    Future "Feature has Moved" drop notice
    • Integrated CUDA AnalysisTrace & Timeline functionality has been removed in 2020.2. Nsight Systems supports this functionality and now integrates into Visual Studio with NVIDIA Nsight Integration

Deprecation Notices:

    Future "Support Removal" deprecation notice
    • Note that the Visual Studio 2015 support has been deprecated in Nsight VSE 2020.2 and will be removed in an upcoming release.
    • Note that the remaining (sm_35, sm_37, and sm_50) Kepler based GPU support has been deprecated and will be removed in an upcoming release.

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