GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience

The easiest way to optimize your games and keep your Nvidia drivers up to date.

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Auto-Optimize Your Games

Want to know the best settings to play your games? GeForce Experience will figure it out for you. GeForce Experience connects you to NVIDIA’s cloud datacenter to download optimal game settings tailored to your PC based on your CPU, GPU and monitor. Optimal settings maximize image quality while maintaining great performance so you get the best experience. A built-in interactive screenshot viewer helps you learn more about each setting and their benefits.

Keep Drivers Up To Date

The GeForce Experience application automatically notifies you of new driver releases from NVIDIA. With a single click, you’ll be able to update the driver directly, without leaving your desktop.

What's New:

Capture your best moments in more games using NVIDIA Highlights

  • Check out Highlights support in the latest game updates for Deuterium Wars, Dirty Bomb, Dying LIght: Bad Blood, Europa (Ring of Elysium), Extopia, GRIP, Hitman 2, Insurgency Sandstorm, Justice, Knives Out PC Plus, Lost Ark, Shadow of Tomb Raider, Switchblade, and X-Morph: Defense.

Take Amazing Photos in more games using Ansel Photo Mode

  • Press [Alt+F2] and start using Ansel Photo Mode for Deep Rock Galactic, GRIP, Hitman 2, Insurgency Sandstorm, Ride 3, and Shadow of Tomb Raider. Participate in our monthly contest and share on Shot with GeForce.

Squashed bugs

  • Fixed several issues reported when user receives "Something went wrong" message, including the one received when PC goes offline.
  • Fixed an issue where the in-game overlay minimizes Vulkan applications.
  • Highlights will no longer attempt to capture videos if HDR is enabled via in-game settings as this mode is not supported.
  • Fixed an issue where Shadowplay did not record on Samsung ultra-wide 3840x1080 gaming monitors.
  • Fixed an issue where Shadowplay recorded at 1080P even when resolution was set to “in-game” and game displayed at a higher resolution.
  • Patched to the latest NVIDIA software security updates.

Release notes Version 3.16:

  • We're adding more Ansel titles and video upload to Weibo!
  • Take Amazing Photos in more games using Ansel Photo Mode
    • Press [Alt+F2] and start using Ansel Photo Mode for Redout, Railway Empire, and Frostpunk. Take photos from over 50 supported Ansel games, share them to our new game photography gallery, Shot with GeForce, and participate in our monthly contest.
  • Share your videos to Weibo
    • Now you can share videos directly to Weibo through the In-game Overlay! Press [Alt+Z] to open the In-game Overlay, select a captured video from the Gallery, and share to Weibo.
  • Squashed bugs!
    • Fixed an issue with upload of videos or screenshots.
    • Fixed an issue where Highlights did not work.
  • Automatically capture your best moments using ShadowPlay Highlights in even more titles, such as Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition, Call of Duty: WWII, Tekken 7. You can then convert your Highlights to GIFs and share them to Facebook, Weibo, and Google Photos. Finally, use GeForce Experience to capture and upload your best Ansel in-game photographs to our new art gallery, Shot with GeForce.

Capture your best moments in more games using ShadowPlay Highlights!

  • Highlights is now included in the latest game updates for Call of Duty: WWII and Tekken 7, as well as recently-released games like Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition and Metal Gear Survive.

Share your favorite GIFs

  • Take your favorite Highlights video and share a 5 to 15 second GIF to Facebook, Weibo, or Google Photos! Now released out of beta, simply select "Format: Animated GIF" from the Highlights summary to share a GIF.

Upload and showcase your best game photos on our new Shot with GeForce website

  • Visit our game photography gallery, Shot with GeForce, showcasing the community's best Ansel photographs. To contribute, press [Alt+F2] to enter Photo Mode from one of over 30 supported Ansel games and take your favorite photo. Select the photo in your Gallery by pressing [Alt+Z], pick "Shot with GeForce," and press "Share". Coming in a game patch on March 21st, you'll also be able to capture and share Ansel photographs of your favorite character or spaceship in Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II!

And more!

  • Now you can access in-game overlay settings while recording or broadcasting:
  • Edit which Highlights you want to capture by pressing [Alt+Z] >"Settings > Highlights". Note: the game must be running with Highlights enabled to access these settings.
  • [Alt+F2] and [Alt+F3] hotkeys now open and close Ansel Photo Mode and Freestyle Game Filter menus instead of just opening them.
  • We've improved Gamestream connectivity under poor network conditions.
  • We've improved upload robustness while uploading multiple files at the same time.

Squashed bugs!

  • Fixed an issue where GeForce Experience had an empty screen.
  • Fixed an issue in multi-monitor configurations where video would be recorded on the primary monitor in the resolution of second monitor.
  • Fixed an issue where users lost their Freestyle settings after accessing Ansel Photo Mode.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented user from selecting a bitrate >50Mbps for 4K resolution.
  • Fixed an issue where Instant Replay temp files could accumulate and take up disk space.
  • Fixed an issue where ShadowPlay would not record with microphone turned on.
  • Fixed a red slash issue during recording with microphone turned on.
  • Fixed an issue of incorrect Instant Replay duration if Highlights was started before Instant Replay.
  • Fixed an issue with Sniper Elite 4 where the mouse got stuck if In Game Overlay was brought up and the game was running in windowed mode.
  • Fixed an issue where In-Game Overlay slide-in notification would pop up for some desktop applications like Oculus Home.
  • Fixed ELEX game crash on launch through GameStream.
  • Fixed an issue with GameStream when PC is connected to a monitor using Display Port 1.2.
  • Addressed various stability and performance issues.

Supported Games:

  • Ace Combat: Assault Horizon
  • Age of Wushu (九阴真经)
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines
  • ArcheAge
  • Arma 2 (inc. expansions)
  • Arma III
  • Assassin's Creed 3
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Batman: Arkham Origins
  • Battlefield 3
  • Battlefield 4
  • Bioshock Infinite
  • Blade and Soul
  • Borderlands 2
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  • Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
  • Company of Heroes 2
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Counter-Strike Online (反恐精英Online)
  • Counter-Strike: Source
  • CrossFire: Rival Factions
  • Crysis 2
  • Crysis 3
  • Dead Island: Riptide
  • Dead Space 3
  • Deus Ex Human Revolution
  • Diablo III
  • Dirt 3
  • Dishonored
  • Dirt Showdown
  • DmC: Devil May Cry
  • Dragon Nest (龙之谷)
  • Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter
  • Dungeon Striker
  • DOTA 2
  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • F1 2012
  • F1 2013
  • Fable III
  • Fallout New Vegas
  • Fallout 3
  • Far Cry 3
  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
  • FIFA 12
  • FIFA 13
  • FIFA 14
  • Football Manager 2013
  • Glorious Mission Online (光荣使命)
  • Grand Theft Auto IV (incl. "Episodes from Liberty City")
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • GRID 2
  • Gu Jian Qi Tan 2 (古剑奇谭二)
  • Hawken
  • Heroes of Newerth
  • Heroes Three Kingdoms (英雄三国)
  • Hitman Absolution
  • JX Online 3 (剑侠情缘3)
  • Just Cause 2
  • League of Legends
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Lost Planet 3
  • Lu Ding Ji (鹿鼎记)
  • Marvel Heroes
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Max Payne 3
  • Mechwarrior Online
  • Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • Metro 2033
  • Metro: Last Light
  • NBA 2K13
  • NBA 2K Online
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)
  • Need for Speed: Shift
  • Payday 2
  • Planetside 2
  • Portal 2
  • Qian Nv You Hun (倩女幽魂)
  • QQ Dance 2 (QQ炫舞2)
  • QQSM ( 全球使命)
  • Red Orchestra 2: Rising Storm
  • Remember Me
  • Resident Evil 6
  • Resident Evil: Revelations
  • Rift
  • Saints Row: The Third
  • Saints Row IV
  • SimCity
  • Sleeping Dogs
  • Smite
  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
  • Shift 2: Unleashed
  • Shogun 2: Total War
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  • Star Trek 2013
  • Star Wars The Old Republic
  • StarCraft II
  • Team Fortress 2
  • TERA
  • The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
  • The Secret World
  • The Sims 3
  • The Sims Medieval
  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
  • Tomb Raider
  • Torchlight II
  • Total War: Rome II
  • Tian Long Ba Bu (天龙八部)
  • Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
  • Warframe
  • Wargame: Airland Battle
  • War Thunder
  • World Of Tanks
  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
  • World of Warplanes
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  • Xiao Ao Jiang Hu (笑傲江湖OL)
  • Yu Long Zai Tian (御龙在天)