Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONPRO-18.Q1

Last Updated: February 14, 2018

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 Systèmes® CATIA™, Siemens NX™, Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Avid® Media Composer®, Autodesk® Maya® and many more.

Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 is designed to protect your graphics investment while reducing your risk.  The Radeon™ Pro Software Enterprise Edition aims to maximize uptime and throughput with leading quality and performance, while minimizing security threats and simplifying implementation for your business.

The latest Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition can be downloaded from the following links*:

For Workstation

For Virtualization

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 Highlights

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 provides enterprise level support for Microsoft Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update, including Mixed Reality functionality.

This driver contains the "Driver Options" (only available on Microsoft Windows® 10 using the supported products – Radeon™ Pro WX series and Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition). This feature is not available with multi-GPU configurations nor with Radeon™ Pro Duo ("Polaris"). This feature is only available on desktop workstation platforms and is not available for mobile platforms or Linux based platforms. It is advisable to switch to the latest gaming driver that is available. 

NOTE:

    • Driver Options must be installed using the Custom Install option.
    • It is recommended to perform a clean install. However, this will remove any existing gaming drivers installed on the system.
    • It is advisable to always reboot the system after installing or switching to a new driver.

This driver also features:

    • Additional Radeon™ Pro ReLive features such as borderless region captures, enabling separate microphone tracks and Chroma key for background transparency for camera recordings.
    • New Radeon™ Pro Overlay for Radeon Pro ReLive controls and settings
    • Connect tab in Radeon™ Pro Settings for viewing recently captured Radeon Pro ReLive videos and additional resources.

Fixed Issues

    • Viewport in Modo™ may hang when using lighting set to scene on normal map.
    • Intermittently, only one display per GPU is selectable for setting Timing-Client.
    • Unexpected behavior in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC 8K playback when resuming from sleep and hibernate on Radeon Pro SSG.
    • Radeon™ Settings may crash when opening Global Settings using Radeon™ Software Crimson ReLive Edition for Radeon Pro 17.9.1 driver. 
    • ReLive™ toolbar may not appear using Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition for Radeon Pro 17.9.1 driver. 
    • Advanced Radeon™ Pro Settings may not open for mobile platforms. 

Known Issues

    • User may see Radeon branding when uninstalling the driver in Professional Mode, if a Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition for Radeon Pro gaming driver is installed. 
    • User may see Radeon Pro Settings icon in taskbar to be red instead of blue.
    • Radeon Pro Settings may become unresponsive when user clicks "Restore Factory Defaults".
    • Sun Temple application may crash when launched in Vulkan mode in Windows 7.
    • D2D applications may hang when switching to fullscreen using LiquidVR.
    • Radeon™ Pro Overlay may not appear during clone mode with 2 displays.
    • Unexpected behavior when resume from sleep on Radeon™ Pro SSG.
    • The user may experience unexpected behavior creating 4x1 or 6x1 AMD Eyefinity display configurations with 5K displays for "Vega"-based hardware.
    • Application profiles may not be automatically created for "Vega"-based hardware.
    • Workstation features may not appear in Advanced Radeon™ Pro Settings such as 10-bit, Stereo 3D, SDI and EDID for mobile platforms.
    • When more than three 2K displays are connected in Horizon® View™ 7.1 and Horizon® View™ 7.4, VDI may fail to resize the desktop.
    • BSOD may be triggered while running Nuke Benchmark on Windows 7 OS with AMD FirePro W9100 and AMD FirePro W8100.
    • Blank screen may be seen with hot unplug and plug of 8K display. 
    • VM may disconnect when upgrading the driver and unable to connect until reboot.
    • Radeon Settings may crash when opening "Global Settings" using Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition with the Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition for Radeon Pro 17.9.1 gaming driver. 
    • User may encounter difficulties switching to older gaming drivers. 
    • Radeon™ Software branding may be observed with driver un-install from control panel during un-installation process in professional mode, if at least one gaming driver is installed. 
    • Extended monitor configuration may not function as intended in VDI environment with Windows® 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows® 7 using Citrix® XenDesktop®. 
    • VM may disconnect to Horizon® View™ client during driver un-install and cannot connect until reboot on blast.
    • Device Manager may show yellow bang after installation and error message when opening Radeon Pro Settings. 
    • SOLIDWORKS® Viewport may appear black during resizing of the camera view of the assembly. 
    • Radeon™ Pro Settings may crash on initial VM launch with Citrix® XenDesktop®.

ISV Certification Notes

    • Due to Maya-MtoA software issue Trac #3142, some Viewport Draw modes for stand-ins draw an infinite line. Workaround is to toggle the Viewport Draw Mode of the stand-in in the Attribute Editor.
    • Autodesk® Maya® 2017/2018 may show gray patch in playback in certain models due Maya issue Maya 41945. Workaround is to click on a different frame on timeline or to click on first frame.

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

When installing this driver for the Microsoft Windows operating systems, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1.

NOTE: Multi-GPU Single Large Surface on Microsoft Windows® 10 is not currently supported on any hardware for Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 driver.

Product Compatibility
Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 is compatible with the following AMD graphics products:

AMD FirePro™ and Radeon Product Family Compatibility

Radeon™ Pro WX series
Radeon™ Pro WX 9100
Radeon™ Pro WX 7100
Radeon™ Pro WX 5100
Radeon™ Pro WX 4100
Radeon™ Pro WX 3100
Radeon™ Pro WX 2100

Radeon™ Pro SSG
Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition

Radeon™ Pro Duo
("Polaris" & "Fiji")​

AMD FirePro™ W series
AMD FirePro™ W9100
AMD FirePro™ W9000
AMD FirePro™ W8100
AMD FirePro™ W8000
AMD FirePro™ W7100
AMD FirePro™ W7000
AMD FirePro™ W5100
AMD FirePro™ W5000
AMD FirePro™ W4300
AMD FirePro™ W4100
AMD FirePro™ W2100
AMD FirePro™ W600

AMD FirePro™ S series
AMD FirePro™ S7150x2
AMD FirePro™ S7150
AMD FirePro™ S7100X
AMD FirePro™ S7000
AMD FirePro™ S9000
AMD FirePro™ S9050
AMD FirePro™ S9100
AMD FirePro™ S9150
AMD FirePro™ S9170
AMD FirePro™ S9300x2
AMD FirePro™ S10000

Dell Mobile
Radeon™ Pro WX7100
Radeon™ Pro WX4150
Radeon™ Pro WX4130
AMD FirePro™ W7170M
AMD FirePro™ W5170M
AMD FirePro™ W5130M
AMD FirePro™ W4170M
AMD FirePro™ M6100
AMD FirePro™ M6000
AMD FirePro™ M5100
AMD FirePro™ M4000

HP Mobile
Radeon™ Pro WX4170
Radeon™ Pro WX4150
Radeon™ Pro WX3100
AMD FirePro™ W6150M
AMD FirePro™ W5170M
AMD FirePro™ W4190M

 

 

Packaged Driver Version

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 with base driver version WHQL 17.50.18 for Microsoft Windows® 10 and Microsoft Windows® 7.

Compatible Operating Systems
Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q1 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

    • Microsoft Windows® 10 (32-bit and 64-bit version RS3)
    • Microsoft Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

See below for details:

Desktop Workstation Graphics
  Windows 10 Windows 7
32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit

Radeon™ Pro WX series
(excludes Radeon™ Pro WX 9100)




Radeon™ Pro WX 9100
Radeon™ Pro SSG
Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition
Radeon™ Pro Duo ("Polaris")
Radeon™ Pro Duo ("Fiji")
AMD FirePro™ W series

AMD FirePro™ S series
(excludes AMD FirePro™ S7100 series)



AMD FirePro™ S7100 series

 

Dell Mobile Workstation Graphics ​
  Windows 10 Windows 7
32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit
Radeon™ Pro WX7100
Radeon™ Pro WX4150

Radeon™ Pro WX4130
AMD FirePro™ W7170M
AMD FirePro™ W5170M
AMD FirePro™ W5130M
AMD FirePro™ W4170M
AMD FirePro™ M6100
AMD FirePro™ M6000
AMD FirePro™ M5100
AMD FirePro™ M4000

 

HP Mobile Workstation Graphics 
  Windows 10
Windows 7
32-bit 64-bit 32-bit 64-bit
Radeon™ Pro WX4170
Radeon™ Pro WX4150
Radeon™ Pro WX3100
AMD FirePro™ W6170M
AMD FirePro™ W4150M
AMD FirePro™ W4130M

 

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