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Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 Series Graphics Release Notes

​​​Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is AMD's advanced graphics software for enabling high-performance gaming and engaging VR experiences. Create, capture, and share your remarkable moments. Effortlessly boost performance and efficiency. Experience Radeon Software with industry-leading user satisfaction, rigorously-tested stability, comprehensive certification, and more.

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 Series Highlights

    • Fixes an issue where entering sleep or hibernate may cause the system to hang.

Known Issues

    • Radeon WattMan may fail to apply settings on some Radeon R9 390 series graphics products.
    • Radeon Settings may crash on switching Windows® user after toggling AMD CrossFire™ technology mode.
    • A small amount of apps may still experience issues with Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSync™ technology if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background.
    • Counter-Strike™: Global Offensive and World of Warcraft™ may experience flickering or performance issues the first time the game is launched on a system boot with AMD FreeSync™ technology enabled. Workarounds include exiting and restarting the application or task switching (alt+tab) in and out of the game to fix the issue.

Known Issues for Radeon ReLive

    • The XBOX™ DVR application may cause conflicts with Radeon ReLive, users are suggested to disable XBOX™ DVR if Radeon ReLive is experiencing issues.
    • Radeon ReLive may fail to install on AMD APU Family products or experience a system hang or failure to record when using the recording feature on AMD APU Family products.
    • Radeon ReLive may intermittently fail to work after performing task switches of applications. A work around is to disable and then enable the feature in Radeon Software.
    • Radeon ReLive may exhibit corruption in recordings when capturing Microsoft Office applications.
    • Radeon ReLive may experience recording or streaming issues when task switching using ALT+TAB.

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta  for Radeon RX 550 series installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 series Driver Version​ 17.10.2711.1011. (Windows Driver Store Version 22.19.165.256)​

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 series installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition for Radeon RX 550 series
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE:
This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 series for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition for Radeon RX 550 series.

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 series requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

Radeon Product Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 series is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX 550 Series Graphics

 

Compatible Operating Systems
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Beta for Radeon RX 550 series is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

    • Windows® 10 (64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.  

AMD FirePro and Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta Release Notes

​AMD FirePro™ and Radeon™ Pro graphics empower content creators and designers at many levels, from casual makers and students all the way up to seasoned professionals and enterprise workstation users.

Radeon Pro Software is certified in over 100 workstation applications covering the leading software professionals use, including Autodesk AutoCAD, Dassault CATIA, Siemens NX, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Maya and many more.

As we've demonstrated with our commitment to provide quarterly updates to our Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Driver, Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 continues AMD's mandate to provide professionals support for the latest software and technologies. Along with support for the Windows 10 Creators Update, the 17.4.2 driver also brings support for 8K monitors.

For Enterprise users, the release of this day zero driver allows them to quickly start evaluating the newest version of Windows, allowing them to accelerate the decision-making process as to when to fully adopt it into their organization and shows that Radeon Pro Software is ready for any of your future business needs.

Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta Highlights

  1. Support for Windows 10 Creators Update
  2. Support for the following display technologies on Radeon™ Pro WX-series
            1. DP1.4 HBR3 Support
            2. 8K 60Hz dual cable support
            3. 8K 30Hz single cable support

AMD FirePro™ and Radeon Pro Professional Graphics Technologies

Discover key innovations packed into AMD FirePro™ and Radeon™ Pro Professional Graphics here:

http://www.amd.com/en-us/innovations/software-technologies/firepro-graphics

NOTE: 
This driver is not intended for use on or Radeon™ Pro products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing the AMD FirePro and Radeon Pro Unified Driver for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of AMD FirePro™ and Radeon Pro 17.4.2 Beta.

Product Compatibility
Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta is compatible with the following professional graphics products.

AMD FireProTM and Radeon Pro Product Family Compatibility 
AMD Radeon™ Pro WX-series
AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo
AMD FireProTM W-series
AMD FireProTM S-series


Compatible mDP-to-HDMI Dongles for Use in VR

Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta supports the following mDP-to-HDMI dongles for use with the AMD FirePro™  W9100 in VR applications.

    • Accell B086B-005B

Packaged Driver Version: 17.10.1701

Compatible Operating Systems
Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your AMD FirePro™ or Radeon™ Pro product.

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows® 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support Release Notes

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is AMD's advanced graphics software for enabling high-performance gaming and engaging VR experiences. Create, capture, and share your remarkable moments. Effortlessly boost performance and efficiency. Experience Radeon Software with industry-leading user satisfaction, rigorously-tested stability, comprehensive certification, and more.

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support Highlights

Support For

    • Resident Evil™ 7: Biohazard

Fixed Issues

    • Dishonored™2 may experience an application crash or hang on some Radeon R9 380 configurations.
    • Radeon ReLive may show an improper warning popup message when using Windows®7 basic themes.
    • AMD XConnect™ Technology configurations may experience a blue screen system hang when audio drivers load.
    • Solidworks™ will no longer terminate on unplug using AMD XConnect™ Technology configurations.
    • Some system configurations may experience a black screen after installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Editions 16.12.1 and later.
    • Display corruption or TDR may be experienced after applications wake up from a display timeout.
    • Paragon™ may experience flickering in Multi GPU with DirectX®11.
    • Radeon ReLive may crash or become unresponsive when toggling Multi GPU with Desktop Recording and/or Instant Replay enabled.

Known Issues

    • A small amount of apps may still experience issues with Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSync™ technology if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background.
    • Counter-Strike™: Global Offensive and World of Warcraft™ may experience flickering or performance issues the first time the game is launched on a system boot with AMD FreeSync™ technology enabled. Workarounds include exiting and restarting the application or task switching (alt+tab) in and out of the game to fix the issue.
    • Shadow Warrior 2™ may experience an application hang when launched with Multi GPU enabled.
    • Radeon RX 400 series products may experience scaling issues for some applications when using the display scaling feature.
    • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided™ may experience an application hang when running in Multi GPU with DirectX®12 and performing a task switch.
    • AMD Multi GPU configurations may experience a system hang or reboot during install when using tiled MST 4K or 5K displays.
    • Mouse cursor corruption may be intermittently experienced on Radeon RX 480.

Known Issues for Radeon ReLive

    • The XBOX™ DVR application may cause conflicts with Radeon ReLive, users are suggested to disable XBOX™ DVR if Radeon ReLive is experiencing issues.
    • Radeon ReLive may fail to install on AMD APU Family products or experience a system hang or failure to record when using the recording feature on AMD APU Family products.
    • Radeon ReLive may stop working after hot unplugging of a secondary display.
    • Battlefield™1 may experience UI flickering and/or performance drops when recording gameplay with Radeon ReLive on graphics products with 4GB or less of VRAM.
    • Radeon ReLive recordings or overlay may experience flicker when creating a single recording for many hours.
    • Radeon ReLive may experience minor graphical corruption for the first few recorded frames when launching UWP applications.
    • Radeon ReLive will not allow recording settings to change with Instant Replay enabled. A workaround is to disable Instant Replay and change settings then enable Instant Replay.
    • Vulkan™ applications may experience a game hang when using Radeon ReLive to record.
    • Radeon ReLive will not notify an end user of low disk space during recording.

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support Driver Version 16.50.2611

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 beta with APU Support installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE:
This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support.

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

Radeon Product Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Note that AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury, Radeon™ Pro Duo, and Radeon™ RX 400 Series graphics are only supported by Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition on Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX 400 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro DuoAMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics

 

Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

Radeon Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500M - HD 8900M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700M - HD 7900M Series Graphics

 
AMD APU Product Family Compatibility
AMD APU products codenamed "Kaveri", "Godavari" and "Carrizo" are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit), Windows® 8.1 (64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit).
AMD’s 7th Generation APU products Radeon™ Graphics are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit)​.

​AMD APU Product Family Compatibility
DesktopMobile
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4, R5, R6, or R7 GraphicsAMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, or R8 Graphics
AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 or R7 GraphicsAMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5, R6, or R7 Graphics
AMD Athlon™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 GraphicsAMD FX-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 Graphics
AMD Sempron™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 GraphicsAMD E-Series APUs with Radeon™ R2 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ HD 8180 - HD 8400 Series Graphics


Compatible Operating Systems

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 Beta with APU Support is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.  

AMD FirePro™ Unified Driver 16.30 Beta Release Notes

​​​AMD FirePro™ professional graphics cards are designed to accelerate 3D and server workstation applications. These release notes provide information on the AMD FirePro Unified Driver version 16.30 Beta. Please note that this driver is not intended for production environments and use is subject to AMD's Beta Software License Terms and Conditions.

AMD FirePro™​ Driver Release 16.30 Highlights

  • ​Support for AMD's pioneering virtual reality LiquidVR™ technology, to enable delivery of stunning content, advanced comfort, and easy compatibility to this next-generation of VR experiences.
  • Next-Generation API support including DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™.
  • Support for Windows® 10 Anniversary Update ('Redstone 1'), delivering Windows 10 Anniversary update support for our workstation products at the same time as for our consumer graphics products.
  • Support for Device Guard, part of Microsoft Windows 10 security solutions for enterprises, that enables users to lock down applications that are trusted on the device, helping increase protection for users against viruses, malicious attacks, and platform tampering.

AMD FirePro™ Professional Graphics Technologies

Discover key innovations packed into AMD FirePro Professional Graphics here:

http://www.amd.com/en-us/innovations/software-technologies/firepro-graphics

NOTE: 
This driver is not intended for use on AMD FirePro™ products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing the AMD FirePro™ Unified Driver for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of AMD FirePro™ ​Unified Driver 16.30 Beta.

AMD FirePro™ Unified Driver 16.30 Beta requires Windows® 7 Service Pack 1 (or subsequent Service Packs) must be installed.

Product Compatibility
AMD FirePro™ Unified Driver-16.30 Beta is designed to be compatible with the following Workstation Graphics products.

AMD FirePro™ Product Family Compatibility​
AMD FirePro™ W-Series
AMD FirePro™ S4000X         AMD FirePro™ S7000AMD FirePro™ S9000AMD FirePro™ S9050
AMD FirePro™ S9100AMD FirePro™ S9150AMD FirePro™ S10000 
AMD Radeon™ Sky-Series
AMD FirePro™  R5000

Compatible mDP-to-HDMI Dongles for Use in VR
AMD FireProTM Unified Driver 16.30 Beta supports the following mDP-to-HDMI dongles for use with the AMD FireProTM W9100 in VR applications.

  • Accell B086B-005B

Comp​atible Operating Systems
AMD FirePro™ Unified Driver 16.30 Beta is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD FirePro™​ product.

  • ​Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows® 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

Footnotes

DirectX and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and other jurisdictions.

Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are trademarks of Khronos Group, Inc.

Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta for Radeon RX 480 Windows® 8.1 Release Notes

​Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the AMD Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay".
    • Disabling AMD Crossfire mode on Radeon™ RX 480 in Radeon Settings may disable the device in Windows Device Manager or cause a system hang. A workaround is to reboot the system to re-enable the device.

Important Note

    • This driver is provided "as is" and as such some functionality may not be included or supported in this Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta installation package.

Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta Driver Version 16.30

The Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Crimson Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE:
This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta.

Radeon Product Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX 480

 

Compatible Operating Systems
Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

    • Windows® 8.1 64-bit version.

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.  

AMD Radeon™ Software AMD GPU-PRO Beta Driver – Linux® for Vulkan™ Release Notes

This page has been archived.

For the latest driver please visit: AMDGPU-PRO Driver for Linux®​​

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta for Non GCN Products Release Notes

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products.

Package Contents
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products contains the following:

    • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN Products Version 15.301.1901

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN Products can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN Products
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE: 
This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products.

 The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

AMD Product Compatibility
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility  ​
AMD Radeon™ HD 5000 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 8000 - 8400  Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7000 - 7600 Series


 

AMD All-In-One Desktop Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ HD 7600A Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6600A Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ HD 7450A Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6350A Series Graphics

 

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility  ​
DesktopMobile
AMD Radeon™ HD 8000D Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8000G Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ HD 7000D Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7000G Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ HD 6000D Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 6000G Series Graphics


AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility  ​
AMD Radeon™ HD 6000M Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 5000M Graphics

 

Compatible Operating Systems

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN products is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms:

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta Driver for non GCN Products Highlights

    • Crossfire Profile available for
      • Far Cry Primal

Resolved Issues

    • A black screen/TDR error may be encountered when booting a  system with Intel + AMD graphics and an HDMI monitor connected
    • Display corruption may be observed after keeping system idle for some time
    • Fallout 4 - Flickering may be experienced at various game locations with the v1.3 game update and with AMD Crossfire™ enabled
    • Fallout 4 - Foliage/water may ripple/stutter when game is launched in High/Ultra settings mode
    • Fallout 4 - Thumbnails may flicker or disappear while scrolling the Perk levels page
    • FRTC options are displayed on some unsupported laptop configurations with Intel CPU's and AMD GPU's
    • Radeon Settings may sometimes fails to launch with a "Context Creation Error" message
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ - Corruption can be observed at some locations during gameplay
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ - Flickering may be experienced at various game locations when the game is left idle in AMD Crossfire™  mode under Windows 7
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ - Game may intermittently crash or hang when launched with very high settings and AA is set to SMAA at 4K resolution
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ - Lara Croft's hair may flicker in some locations if the Esc key is pressed
    • The AMD Overdrive™  memory clock slider does not show original clock values if memory speeds are overclocked
    • World of Warcraft runs extremely slowly in quad crossfire at high resolutions

Known Issues

    • AMD Radeon Settings may indicate that a new driver available.  The suggested update is not compatible with non GCN products.  Users with these products should ignore the notification.  More information is available here: AMD Radeon™ Software Support for Legacy Graphics Products
    • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay"
    • Star Wars™: Battlefront - Corrupted ground textures may be observed in the Survival of Hoth mission
    • Cannot enable AMD Crossfire with some dual GPU AMD Radeon HD 59xx and HD 79xx series products
    • Fallout 4 - In game stutter may be experienced if the game is launched with AMD Crossfire enabled
    • XCOM 2 - Flickering textures may be experienced at various game locations
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ - The game may randomly crash on launch if Tessellation is enabled
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Release Notes

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This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver

Package Contents

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver contains the following:

    • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver Version 15.301.1801

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver can be downloaded from the​ following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Ho​tfix Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE:
This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver.

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics



AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU series codenamed "Kaveri", "Godavari" and "Carrizo" are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit), Windows® 8.1 (64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit).

 

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility 
DesktopMobile
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4, R5, R6, or R7 GraphicsAMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5, R6, or R7 Graphics
AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 or R7 GraphicsAMD FX-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 Graphics
AMD Athlon™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 GraphicsAMD E-Series APUs with Radeon™ R2 Graphics
AMD Sempron™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8180 - HD 8400 Series Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, or R8 Graphics


  AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500M - HD 8900M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700M - HD 7900M Series Graphics


Compatible Operating Systems

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix Driver is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms:

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

Highlights

    • Performance/Quality improvements and an AMD Crossfire™ profile is available for Rise of the Tomb Raider™
    • An AMD Crossfire™ profile is available for Fallout 4

Resolved Issues

    • [81915] Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Building textures may be missing on some AMD Freesync™ displays with VSync enabled
    • [82892] Display corruption may occur on systems with multiple display systems when they have been left idle for some time
    • [82926] Mordheim:  City of the Damned – some loading screens may be very dark
    • [83032] Star Wars™: Battlefront – The sky rendering may be corrupted in some situations
    • [83832] Radeon Settings – AMD OverDrive™ Power setting changes on the secondary GPU are not immediately displayed.  This is seen only on dual GPU graphics cards, such as the AMD Radeon™ HD 7990 and Radeon™ R9 295x2
    • [83833] Radeon Settings - AMD OverDrive™ clock gauge needles for the secondary GPU may be in wrong position when the system is idle and the secondary GPU is inactive
    • [83839] Some games may experience brightness flickering with AMD FreeSync™ enabled
    • [83940] AMD Radeon Additional Settings window will close if the help button is pressed on Japanese/Korean language setups
    • [83948] Corruption seen in video playback for M2TS format files via Windows® 10 Movie & TV application
    • [84199] Flickering textures experienced in Dota 2 when accessing the "Heroes" menu
    • [84428] Battlefield Hardline – A crash may occur when changing graphics settings from "Ultra" to "High" during gameplay
    • [85030] The screen may turn dark and colors may be corrupted after installing the driver on some AMD Crossfire™  setups
    • [85099] Custom game profiles are reset to defaults after system is restarted
    • [85142] HDMI audio lost when monitor enters sleep mode and are woken up
    • [85299] Black line corruption seen all along the edges of characters and menus in Game of Thrones™
    • [86690] Fallout 4 - Flickering may be experienced at various game locations with the v1.3 game update and with AMD Crossfire™ enabled. The AMD Radeon™ Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Hotfix driver has been updated. Please download this driver once again and reinstall it to address this issue.

Known Issues

    • [59349] Far Cry 4 – Stuttering may be observed when launching the game with AMD Freesync™ and AMD Crossfire™ enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable either feature
    • [78168] Flickering may be observed while task switching with AMD Freesync™  enabled
    • [82213] Star Wars™: Battlefront - Some users may experience minor flickering or corruption at different game location or while viewing the in-game cinematics
    • [82387] A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay"
    • [83031] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Corrupted ground textures may be observed in the Survival of Hoth mission
    • [83287] Game stuttering may be experienced when running two AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 graphics cards in AMD CrossFire™ mode
    • [83840] Assassin's Creed Syndicate – Corruption may be experienced if game is launched with AMD Freesync™ enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable AMD Freesync™
    • [85136] Fallout 4 – Foliage/water may ripple/stutter when game is launched in High/Ultra settings mode
    • [85263] Clock speeds may be seen to fluctuate during gaming on some AMD R9 Fury series products leading to poor performance and/or screen corruption
    • [85404] Just Cause 3 – Frame rates may be forced below 60 fps when VSync is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable VSync for this game.
    • [85410] The AMD Overdrive™  memory clock slider does not show original clock values if memory speeds are overclocked
    • [85412] Fallout 4 –Thumbnails may flicker or disappear while scrolling the Perk levels page
    • [85559] Rise of the Tomb Raider™ – Game may intermittently crash or hang when launched with very high settings and AA is set to SMAA at 4K resolution
    • [85518]/[85693]  Rise of the Tomb Raider™  – Flickering may be experienced at various game locations when the game is left idle in AMD Crossfire™  mode under Windows 7. A temporary workaround is to restart the game or disable AMD Crossfire™
    • [85647] Star Wars™: Battlefront - Flickering seen on the textured bar on battle/tutorial loading screen
    • [86612] Multi-monitor - Display corruption may be observed if the system is left idle. A temporary workaround is to restart the system. Users can also choose to revert to the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix driver available here here
    • [86612] Oculus/HTC Vive VR Multi-monitor - Display corruption or blank display may observed when starting a VR application. A temporary workaround is to restart the system and only use one monitor. Users can also choose to revert to the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix driver available here here

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Release Notes

This article provides information on the latest posting of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver

Package Contents

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver contains the following:

    • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver Version 15.301.1201

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE:
This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver.

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver is compatible with the following AMD products

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics
 

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU series codenamed "Kaveri", "Godavari" and "Carrizo" are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit), Windows® 8.1 (64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit).

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility
DesktopMobile
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 GraphicsAMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R6 GraphicsAMD FX-8800P APUs with AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 GraphicsAMD E-Series APUs with Radeon™ R2 Graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics

 

AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500M - HD 8900M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700M - HD 7900M Series Graphics

 

Compatible Operating Systems

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms:

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

Resolved Issues

  • [82645] Fallout 4 – The compass flickers during gameplay on AMD Radeon™ R9 290 and AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2
  • [84118]/[59475] Elite: Dangerous - Poor performance may be experienced in Supercruise mode under Windows® 10
  • [82887] The driver installer appears to hang at various stages of the install process
  • [84116] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – random frame freezes may be observed during gameplay
  • [84112] Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC) setting do not apply consistently to all games. In order for FRTC to function properly, Vertical Refresh/VSync must be turned off
  • [58978] DiRT Rally – A crash may occur when starting a new race with AMD Crossfire™ and AMD FreeSync™ enabled
  • [83370] The AMD Gaming Evolved overlay may cause a black screen, or introduce game stutter
  • [82497] Assassins Creed Syndicate - Using "Very High" graphics settings in 3x1 Eyefinity mode may cause displays to switch off
  • [82093] Star Wars™: Battlefront - Some flickering may be experienced in shaded areas of the screen while game levels are loading
  • [82788] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - Frame freezing during gameplay may be experienced
  • [82794] Just Cause 3 - The system may hang when task switching on systems with AMD CPUs and GPUs
  • [82777] Just Cause 3 - Application profile setting added for laptops with Switchable Graphics
  • [82779] Fallout 4 - Gameplay may be choppy in AMD FreeSync™ mode in Ultra mode at 1440p resolution
  • [82895] Fallout 4 - Brightness flickering observed with AMD FreeSync™ enabled on certain displays
  • [80254] cnext.exe intermittently crashes during Windows® shutdown
  • [81809] A crash may be experienced if an HDMI™ display is a cloned display device on an HP Envy 15 notebook
  • [82485] "Failed to create OpenGL context" error message may appear after installation
  • [82842] "Cannot find RadeonSettings.exe" error message may appear during installation
  • [83277] "AMD Install Manager has stopped working" error message may appear during installation
  • [83484] "Cannot find cncmd.exe" error message may appear during installation
  • [82902] Display may flicker on certain laptops after prolonged gameplay with AMD FreeSync™ enabled
  • [81489] Unable to create 4x1 or 2x1 portrait mode SLS with 4K displays
  • [82042] Video corruption may appear in Movies & TV app when is VSR enabled and scaling mode is set to "Full panel"
  • [82492] Portrait Eyefinity mode may not be configured correctly using Radeon Additional Settings
  • [82695] No display on certain laptops when toggling display mode or connecting an HDMI™ display
  • [82900]/[81859] Flickering may be experienced on some monitors when AMD FreeSync™ is enabled
  • [80064] Notifications reverting back to English on non-English systems after reboot
  • [82490] Misaligned UI may be observed on the Bezel Compensation screen
  • [81777] Launching a game from the Game Manager may launch on a single display after enabling and disabling AMD CrossFire™ in a 3x1 AMD Eyefinity™ setup
  • [81856] Marginally increased power consumption may be observed during video playback

Known Issues

  • [79428] StarCraft II: Flickering may be observed in the 'Episode 3' campaign
  • [80836]/[59701] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - Flickering or poor performance may be experienced when running in AMD Crossfire™ mode
  • [81736] Call of Duty Online - The game may crash if the Print Screen key is pressed on a 4K monitor
  • [81448]/[77961] A system restart may be experience when waking the system from sleep mode on some systems with Intel processors
  • [81651] Star Wars™: Battlefront - Texture corruption may be experienced if the game "Field of View" setting is > 100
  • [82213] Star Wars™: Battlefront - Some users may experience minor flickering or corruption at different game location or while viewing the in-game cinematics
  • [81915] Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Building textures may be missing on some AMD Freesync™ displays with VSync enabled
  • [82387] Assassin's Creed Syndicate - The game may crash if the Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay" is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay"
  • [82789] Total War™: Rome II - Choppy gameplay may be experienced
  • [84509] Gaming Evolved client does not initiate when launching Metro Last Light if AMD CrossFire™ is enabled
  • [84434] Far Cry 4 – A crash may occur after performing (ALT + Enter) to switch between windowed/full screen modes with the AMD Gaming Evolved "Video Capture" feature turned on
  • [82499] Talos Principle - A crash may occur while changing Gaming Evolved Video settings or pressing ALT + Enter when "In Game Overlay" is enabled
  • [84591] Mad Max – Low FPS performance may be experienced in game when AMD FreeSync™ and AMD CrossFire™ are enabled
  • [84428] Battlefield Hardline – A crash may occur when changing graphics settings from "Ultra" to "High" during gameplay
  • [83839] Some games may experience brightness flickering with AMD FreeSync™ enabled
  • [83833] Radeon Settings - AMD OverDrive™ clock gauge needles for the secondary GPU may be in wrong position when the system is idle and the secondary GPU is inactive
  • [83832] Radeon Settings – AMD OverDrive™ Power setting changes on the secondary GPU are not immediately displayed.  This is seen only on dual GPU graphics cards, such as the AMD Radeon™ HD 7990 and Radeon R9 295x2
  • [83287] Game stuttering may be experienced when running two AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 graphics cards in AMD CrossFire™ mode
  • [82892] Display corruption may occur on multiple display systems when it has been running idle for some time
  • [83031] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Corrupted ground textures may be observed in the Survival of Hoth mission
  • [82824] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Flickering may be observed is task switching is used during gameplay
  • [81915] Assassin's Creed Syndicate – Building textures are missing and game objects stutter if VSync is enabled in Quad AMD Crossfire configurations
  • [85099] Custom game profiles may be reset to default values when the system is rebooted
  • [85121] Custom game profiles may not apply 3D settings

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.  

AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 Beta for Linux

​​Installer Notes

Highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 Beta Driver for Linux:
This release of AMD Catalyst™ Linux introduces support for the following new:

Products:

  • None

 Features:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 support
  • Install improvements
    • Package and distribution generation options; recommend options set by default
      • Help user install generated distribution package once created
    • Pop-up messages to help guide users through the install process
      • Identifying and installation of pre-requisites

Resolved Issues:

  • [399454] : Witcher 2 - Resolves random lock-up seen when launching the application
  • [398826] : Screen corruption when connect external monitor to some PowerXpress A+I platform
  • [396719] : X crash when do rotation with Tear Free Desktop enabled
  • [397810] : Failure on exit of OpenGL programs
  • [398424] : Error message when run clinfo in console mode
  • [396098] : Blank screen when hotplug HDMI monitor from MST hub
  • [396795] : System hang after resume from S3/S4 in High Performance mode on PowerXpress A+I platform
  • [396870] : Garbage on the bottom right corner of screen before boot into login UI during restart
  • [394504] : Segmentation fault when run ETQW

Open Issues:

  • DOTA 2 may hang while playing on the AMD Radeon 7900 or AMD Radeon R9 280X
  • Witcher 2 exhibits intermittent corruption when swinging sword in the Arena

The AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 Beta driver can be downloaded from the following link:

Note! This Driver is provided "AS IS" and under the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement provided with it.

AMD Product Compatibility:
The AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 Beta Driver for Linux is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series
AMD Radeon™ R7 200X SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 SeriesATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series

 

AMD All-In-One Desktop Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ HD 7600A SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6600A Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 7450A SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6350A Series

 

AMD Embedded Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ E6760AMD Radeon™ E6460

 

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility
DesktopMobile
AMD Radeon™ R7 SeriesAMD Radeon™ R7 Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 8000D SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 8000G Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 7000D SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 7000G Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 6000D SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6000G Series

 

AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ HD 8000M SeriesAMD Radeon™ HD 6000M Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 7000M SeriesATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series

 

Linux Distributions Supported:
The AMD Catalyst™ 14.6 Beta Driver for Linux is designed to support the following Linux distributions:

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Suite 6.4 and 6.5
    • SUSE® Linux Enterprise 11 SP3
    • openSUSE 13.1
    • Ubuntu 12.04.4 and 14.04

System Requirements:
Before attempting to install the AMD Catalyst™ Linux graphics driver, the following software must be installed:

    • Xorg/Xserver 7.4 and above (up to 1.15)
    • Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.13)
    • glibc version 2.2 or 2.3
    • POSIX Shared Memory (/dev/shm) support is required for 3D applications

NOTE: If a Linux 2.6.11 or newer kernel was built with CONFIG_AGP enabled, the kernel AGP frontend is required to load the fglrx kernel module. To identify whether your kernel with CONFIG_AGP enabled, look for CONFIG_AGP=y in the kernel config file, or if the 'agpgart' module is loaded

System Recommendations:
For optimal performance and ease of use, the following are available:

    • Kernel module build environment
      • Kernel source code include either the Kernel Source or Kernel Headers packages
    • The RPM utility should be installed and configured correctly on your system, if you intend to install via RPM packages

The following packages must be installed in order for the AMD Catalyst™ Linux graphics driver to install and work optimally:

    • gimp-help-en
    • gimp-help-common
    • XFree86-Mesa-libGL
    • libstdc++
    • libgcc
    • XFree86-libs
    • fontconfig
    • freetype
    • zlib
    • gcc

 

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Footnotes