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Our industry-leading tools take you from creation and asset deployment, through to profiling and optimisation.

Build better applications faster with the innovative PowerVR SDK

Our industry-leading tools take you from creation and asset deployment, through to profiling and optimisation. Along the way, our PowerVR Framework, examples, and comprehensive documentation all lend a helping hand.

An extensive ecosystem of tools and support

PowerVR GPU technology is driven by one of the world’s largest engineering teams dedicated to graphics processor development. Our tools team produce industry-beating utilities to help you write the best applications every step of the way.

PVR Tools

Create PowerVR applications for iOS, macOS®, Linux®, Windows®, WebGL™, and Android™. Use examples to learn or as a starting point for your own applications. Make use of the PowerVR Framework – a cross-platform and cross-API framework that acts as a scaffold for you to build your own rendering or game engine.

Documentation

Get your answers online with our comprehensive documentation. From architecture guides and white papers, over to performance recommendations and migration tips, you’ll find plenty to read to help you make the very best applications.

Latest forum posts

The PowerVR developer forum is great place to start asking questions and getting answers from our PowerVR developer technology team and other like-minded developers.

Develop neural network applications on PowerVR GPUs

Our neural network SDK for artificial intelligence makes it as easy and efficient for developers to create convolutional neural networks on our hardware. To that end, we have provided both an API and an CLDNN SDK, and also provided an image for flashing onto an Acer Chromebook R-13 for hardware development.

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