Nsight Compute

Release Notes
Release notes, including new features and important bug fixes. Supported platforms and GPUs. List of known issues for the current release.
Kernel Profiling Guide
Kernel Profiling Guide with metric types and meaning, data collection modes and FAQ for common problems.
Nsight Compute
NVIDIA Nsight Compute User Interface (UI) manual. Information on all views, controls and workflows within the tool UI. Transitions guide for Visual Profiler.
Nsight Compute CLI
NVIDIA Nsight Compute Command Line Interface (CLI) manual. Information on workflows and options for the command line, including multi-process profiling and NVTX filtering. Transitions guide for Nvprof.

Developer Interfaces

Customization Guide
User manual on customizing NVIDIA Nsight Compute tools or integrating them with custom workflows. Information on writing section files, rules for automatic result analysis and scripting access to report files.
NvRules API
The NvRules API reference for writing python-based analysis rules or scripted report access.


NVIDIA Nsight Compute Training resources.

Release Information

Find documentation for previous versions of NVIDIA Nsight Compute.

Copyright and Licenses
Information on the NVIDIA Software License Agreement as well as third party software and tools used by Nsight Compute.