Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1 Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONPRO-18.Q2.1

Last Updated: May 23, 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.Q2.1 is designed to optimize 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.

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1 can be downloaded from the following links*:

For Workstation

For Virtualization

Installing Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon™ Pro Software, please refer to the following KB articles:

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1 Highlights

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1 provides enterprise level support for Microsoft Windows® 10 April 2018 Update.

Fixed Issues

    • Radeon™ Pro Overlay may not appear during clone mode with 2 displays. 
    • Display issues may appear when creating full screen 3x2 AMD Eyefinity™ Pro display configuration.
    • User may encounter display issues when closing DOPP window while Radeon™ Pro ReLive is enabled.
    • Sparse textures may be rendered black in CATIA.
    • Playing Stock Simulation in HSMWorks for SOLIDWORKS may result in corruption.
    • Blank screen may be seen with hot unplug and plug of 8K display .
    • System may show display issues and reboots unexpectedly during driver installation.
    • User may experience application crash with Cinema 4D® while running in Vulkan™ mode.
    • Intermittent application hangs with Petrel™.

Known Issues

    • User may encounter Radeon Software branding and red taskbar icon in professional mode when at least one Radeon Software for Radeon Pro gaming driver is installed.
    • Display issues may be observed while running Nuke benchmark on AMD FirePro™ W8100 and AMD FirePro™ W9100.
    • User may encounter issues with auto and passive Stereo with Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
    • Intermittent display difficulties with certain models in Siemens® Femap™ with Radeon™ Pro WX 9100.
    • User may encounter display difficulties with geometry shader in MAXON Cinema4D™.
    • System may experience hangs on Windows 7 mobile platforms after driver installation with Radeon™ Pro WX 7100.
    • Minor corruption may be seen on model with anti-aliasing modes in Dassault Systèmes ICEMSurf.

VDI Specific Known Issues

    • VM may disconnect when upgrading the driver and unable to connect until reboot.
    • The energy subtest of SPECviewperf® 12.1.1 may not complete in an MxGPU environment.

Feature Support Information

    • Driver Options is available on Microsoft Windows® 10. Always update to the latest gaming drivers to mitigate driver switching issues. This is not available with multi-GPU configurations nor with Radeon™ Pro Duo ("Polaris"). This is not available for mobile platforms.
    • Multi-GPU Eyefinity Pro on Microsoft Windows® 10 is not currently supported on any hardware for Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1.

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.Q2.1


Product Compatibility

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1 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™ Vega Frontier EditionRadeon™ Vega Frontier Edition
Radeon™ Pro series

Radeon™ Pro SSG
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
+ all other AMD FirePro™ S series products

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.Q2.1 installation package contains the following driver versions for Microsoft Windows® 10 and Microsoft Windows® 7.

    • WHQL Driver Packaging Version: 18.10.01.15

Supported APIs

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1 is designed to support the following APIs:

    • OpenGL 4.5
    • OpenCL™ 2.0
    • DirectX® 12.1 (Radeon™ Pro WX 9100, Radeon™ Pro SSG and Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition)
    • DirectX® 12.0 (All other products)
    • Vulkan® 1.1

See here for more details.


Compatible Operating Systems

Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2.1 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

    • Microsoft Windows® 10 (32-bit and 64-bit version RS4)
    • Microsoft Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

See below for details:

Desktop Workstation Graphics ​ ​ ​ ​
 Windows 10Windows 7
32-bit64-bit32-bit64-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 10Windows 7
32-bit64-bit32-bit64-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 10Windows 7
32-bit64-bit32-bit64-bit
Radeon™ Pro WX4170
Radeon™ Pro WX4150
Radeon™ Pro WX3100
AMD FirePro™ W6170M
AMD FirePro™ W4150M
AMD FirePro™ W4130M

 

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