Snapdragon Developer Tools

From mobile gaming to IoT, artificial intelligence, and XR (VR/AR), the world is hungry for digital content, intelligent solutions, and with that powerful compute performance from their mobile devices. The Snapdragon® Mobile Platforms have been designed with high performance, 5G-ready, and energy-efficient compute capabilities for premium mobile devices and their always-on, always-connected users.

Snapdragon mobile platforms help your applications run quickly and efficiently thanks to the Snapdragon core hardware architecture featuring the Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP, Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU, and Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU. These tools are designed to help you get optimal performance from our processors with both software development tools and hardware development kits.


Snapdragon, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Hexagon, and Qualcomm Kryo are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

“I like using the TVM compiler framework but I want better performance on Adreno GPUs.” So do we. Learn how to accelerate processing using our new integration of the TVM compiler with Adreno OpenCL...
Windows on Snapdragon compute platforms provide high performance, long battery life, and go-anywhere connectivity (e.g., 5G mmWave). This blog explores enhancements developers will find when...
We recently collaborated with WIRED Brand Lab to publish a video on WIRED.com called, "Cooking with Snapdragon." The video highlights three use cases for AI at the edge using Snapdragon...
This blog post helps introduce developers to shaders on mobile GPUs such as the Qualcomm Adreno GPU, which can help increase realism in your mobile games and applications.

A comprehensive tuning and calibration environment tailored towards the audio and voice algorithms
Snapdragon Profiler is profiling software that runs on the Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms, and allows developers to analyze CPU, GPU, DSP, memory, power, thermal, and network data, so they can...
The Hexagon SDK is designed to enable device manufacturers and independent software providers to optimize the features and performance of heterogeneous computing acceleration on the Hexagon DSP...

Based on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform, this single-board computer is now available to help you develop for mobile PCs, smartphones, tablets and IP cameras.
Single-board computer (SBC) built on the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform.
Startup platforms and startup kits can help you port your development to a mobile platform and test it with real-world connectivity
Designed for mobile device development on the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform.