Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSONRELIVE-17.7.2

​​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 17.7.2 Highlights

New Features and Improvements

Radeon Settings

    • Radeon Additional Settings has been retired and its previously supported controls for Switchable Graphics, Color Depth and Pixel Format have all been moved into Radeon Settings.

Radeon ReLive (1)

    • Now supports bitrates up to 100Mbps for recording or capturing.
    • Added new controls for camera transparency.
    • Optimized memory usage for lower overhead while recording or capturing.
    • Added new notifications for Instant Replay Saving, Recording Timers in Overlay Toolbar and Network Connectivity Issues when streaming.
    • Enhanced Audio Controls: Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition now has support for customizable microphone volume controls, audio boost for captured replays and push to talk (mouse + keyboard) support for microphone.

Radeon Chill(2)

    • Now supports DirectX®12 and Vulkan™. For more details on new and supported games visit http://www.radeon.com/chill.
    • Now supports Multi-GPU.
    • Now supports Hybrid Graphics system configurations.
    • Now supports Radeon XConnect™ Technology system configurations.

Enhanced Sync(3)

    • Enhanced Sync is a display technology which helps minimize screen tearing while decreasing latency and stuttering at an unlocked frame rate. Enhanced Sync is available in Radeon Settings Game Manager under the "Wait for Vertical Refresh" drop down menu.

Per-Display Color Controls(4)

    • Per-Display Color Controls are now available in the display tab of Radeon Settings allowing users to configure Brightness, Hue, Contrast and Saturation.

Game Responsiveness(5)

    • Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 features optimizations for improved gaming responsiveness in DirectX®9 and select DirectX®11 gaming titles.

Radeon WattMan(6)

    • Now supports memory underclocking.
    • Now supports power state controls.

Frame Rate Target Control(7)

    • Now supports DirectX®12 and Multi-GPU.

Shader Cache(8)

    • Shader Cache is now supported for select DirectX®9 titles

Radeon Software Vanguard Beta Program

    • The Radeon Software Vanguard Beta Tester program aims at opening a channel for selected participants to work directly with AMD, giving a voice and platform to share their passion for Radeon Software. For more information about Radeon Software Vanguard visit www.Radeon.com/Vanguard.

Radeon.com Feedback and Feature Voting

    • Radeon Software feedback and feature voting has been updated. Visit www.radeon.com/feedback to provide Radeon Software feedback and vote on future Radeon Software features.

Fixed Issues

    • Mass Effect™: Andromeda may experience incorrect colors when using an HDR display and a secondary SDR display connected in extended mode.
    • Fan speeds when using Radeon WattMan may remain elevated and not drop back to idle states after 3D workloads.
    • Some video playback applications may experience stutter in fullscreen with AMD FreeSync™ technology enabled.
    • 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.

Known Issues

    • Radeon WattMan fan settings may reset to defaults on Radeon Software upgrade to 17.7.2.
    • Tekken™ 7 may experience a crash (Chapter 13) on some Radeon RX 380 Series graphics products.
    • GPU Scaling may fail to work on some DirectX®11 applications.
    • 4x Multi-GPU system configurations may fail to enable AMD CrossFire technology mode due to a missing toggle in Radeon Settings.
    • Some protected content applications may experience an HDCP error code while playing BluRay content. A workaround is to unplug and re-plug the connected display or turn the display off and then back on.

Disclaimer

  1. Radeon ReLive updates are compatible with: AMD Radeon™ Graphics Core Next-based Products. Supports: Windows® 7/10.
  2. Radeon Chill updates are compatible with Radeon™ consumer graphics products in supported DirectX®9, DirectX®11, DirectX®12 and Vulkan games for Windows®7/10. For more details and a whitelist of supported games, see http://www.radeon.com/chill GD-121. Dual graphics configurations not supported.
  3. Compatible with: AMD Radeon™ RX 400 & 500 series GPUs. Supports: DirextX® 9, 11, 12 & Windows® 7/10.
  4. Compatible with: AMD Radeon™ GCN products. Supports: Windows® 7/10.
  5. Compatible with: AMD Radeon™ GCN products in DirectX®9 and select DirectX®11 games for Windows® 7/10.
  6. Overclocking AMD processors, including without limitation, altering clock frequencies / multipliers or memory timing / voltage, to operate beyond their stock specifications will void any applicable AMD product warranty, even when such overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware and/or software. This may also void warranties offered by the system manufacturer or retailer. Users assume all risks and liabilities that may arise out of overclocking AMD processors, including, without limitation, failure of or damage to hardware, reduced system performance and/or data loss, corruption or vulnerability. GD-106. Memory underclocking is compatible with: AMD Radeon™ RX 500 Series. Supports: Windows® 7/10. Power State Controls are Compatible with: AMD Radeon™ RX 400 & 500 series GPUs. Supports: Windows® 7/10. See disclaimer section for more information on overclocking and overclocking warnings.
  7. Compatible with: AMD Radeon™ GCN Products. Supports: Windows® 7/10
  8. Compatible with: AMD Radeon™ GCN products in supported DirectX®9 and DirectX®11 games for Windows® 7/10


 

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 Driver Version 17.30.1041 ​(Windows Driver Store Version 22.19.662.4)

The Radeon Software Crimson ​ReLive Edition 17.7.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:
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Installing Radeon Software Crimson Re​Live Edition 17.7.2
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 17.7.2 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 17.7.2.

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

Radeon Product Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Note: AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury, Radeon™ Pro Duo, Radeon™ RX 400 Series and AMD Radeon™ RX 500 Series graphics are only supported by Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition on Windows 7/10 64-bit.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX 500 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 400 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro DuoAMD Radeon™ R5 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series Graphics

 

Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 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 are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit) and Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit).

​AMD APU Product Family Compatibility
Desktop Mobile
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 17.7.2 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 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.

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