Performance, innovation and stability
AMD's award-winning AMD Catalyst™ graphics and HD video configuration software delivers unprecedented control of performance and visual quality with AMD Radeon™ graphics processors. Certified by Microsoft® Windows® Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL), AMD Catalyst drivers for Windows® operating systems deliver stable performance and push the limits of innovation with advanced user-oriented features:
- Precision controls for power users
- Tweaks for gamers and video enthusiasts
- Simple, wizard-assisted setup
- Easy, multimonitor configuration
- Ultra-reliable operation for working professionals
New user or seasoned expert, AMD Catalyst™ puts you in charge of The Ultimate Visual Experience™.
AMD Catalyst™ updates are focused on improving graphics performance, including enhancements for popular DirectX®,
Mantle and OpenGL game titles.
Innovative and exciting features
AMD Catalyst™ includes the AMD Catalyst Control Center™, delivering innovative features and unprecedented control of performance and visual quality with AMD Radeon graphics.
AMD Catalyst™ drivers are Microsoft WHQL-certified and include rigorously tested Linux drivers to deliver the industry's most stable and reliable graphics performance.
AMD Catalyst™: under the hood
AMD Catalyst™ delivers a full software solution for PCs running several operating systems including Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows 8 and Linux® and supports AMD Radeon™ graphics including:
- AMD Radeon graphics processors for desktops
- AMD Radeon graphics processors for notebook PCs
- AMD Chipsets with integrated AMD Radeon graphics on board
The AMD Catalyst™ software engine is comprised of three primary software components:
- AMD Catalyst Control Center™ - AMD Catalyst™ software application and user interface for setup, configuration and accessing features of AMD Radeon products
Unified Graphics Display Driver - AMD Catalyst™ software enabling other PC programs and devices to use advanced graphics, video and features of AMD Radeon products
Video Capture Driver - AMD Catalyst™ software for recording and "capturing" digitized video from external sources onto your PC's disk drives using AMD Radeon products