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Manage and optimise your assets to give your application the best possible start.

Make the most of your texture assets with our dedicated suite of texture compression tools. 

Export your 3D scenes easily from Maya, 3ds Max and Blender, using our lightweight, fully optimised PowerVR Object Data (POD) deployment format.

Create shaders and materials, and visualise them in real time using your custom 3D assets.


Enabling a better and more productive application development experience.

Learn to optimise OpenGL ES and Vulkan for PowerVR, using our Examples and cross platform Framework.

Sharpen your shaders with our advanced editor for Vulkan and OpenGL ES, with real-time GPU disassembly and performance metrics.

Run and test your mobile applications quickly on desktop, using our fully-featured OpenGL ES emulation layer.


Take your application’s performance to new heights and provide the best user experience.

Debug your shaders with our groundbreaking IDE, which allows seamless debugging on both CPU and PowerVR GPU. PVRStudio is coming soon!

Profile your application down to the metal, using real-time hardware counters from PowerVR GPUs.

Capture full API calls and data, to analyse and help you to boost your graphics application’s performance.

Developer News from Imagination

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Balancing GPU workloads on PowerVR hardware

This post is another summary from our PowerVR Performance Recommendations focused on eliminating performance bottlenecks by balancing different GPU workloads.