Tools & Resources
Use the Qualcomm® Adreno™ mobile gaming and graphics optimization tools and resources below to kick your graphics into high gear – for the kind of games and innovative UIs that truly stand out.
Adreno Developer Guides. The Game Developer Guides are intended to help developers in their journey to create best-in-class experiences targeting platforms from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. They consist of guides (insight on Snapdragon cores), components (documentation on tools, middleware, SDKs), and tutorials (practical examples and real-world scenarios).
Demand for gaming on mobile devices is growing rapidly, generating strong momentum and opportunity. The Android platform is thriving and offers game developers a growing opportunity to generate revenue on a global scale. This paper discusses how Qualcomm Technologies Inc. is helping the mobile gaming industry to take advantage of this opportunity by solving three key challenges for developers:
- How to create immersive gaming experiences within the power and thermal constraints of mobile devices?
- How to develop a game that addresses a sizeable portion of the mobile gaming segment with minimal code variations?
- How to take advantage of the hardware’s capabilities without sacrificing time-to-market?
This release contains a developer preview of the user-mode driver binaries for Qualcomm Adreno 3xx/4xx GPU on Nexus 5, Nexus 6, and Nexus 7 devices running Google Android Marshmallow. It has been tested with MOB30M factory image. This release is intended only for developers, and does not meet our customer release quality. Please refer to the included readme file for installation.