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Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 Highlights:

Radeo​n Settings

  • Radeon Additional Settings has been retired and its previously supported controls for Switchable Graphics, Color Depth and Pixel Format have all been moved into Radeon Settings.

Radeon ReLive

  • Now supports bitrates up to 100Mbps for recording or capturing.
  • Added new controls for camera transparency.
  • Optimized memory usage for lower overhead while recording or capturing.
  • Added new notifications for Instant Replay Saving, Recording Timers in Overlay Toolbar and Network Connectivity Issues when streaming.
  • Enhanced Audio Controls: Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition now has support for customizable microphone volume controls, audio boost for captured replays and push to talk (mouse + keyboard) support for microphone.

Radeon Chill

  • Now supports DirectX 12 and Vulkan. For more details on new and supported games visit http://www.radeon.com/chill.
  • Now supports Multi-GPU.
  • Now supports Hybrid Graphics system configurations.
  • Now supports Radeon XConnect Technology system configurations.

Enhanced Sync

  • Enhanced Sync is a display technology which helps minimize screen tearing while decreasing latency and stuttering at an unlocked frame rate. Enhanced Sync is available in Radeon Settings Game Manager under the “Wait for Vertical Refresh” drop down menu.

Per-Display Color Controls

  • Per-Display Color Controls are now available through the “Display” tab of Radeon Settings allowing users to configure Brightness, Hue, Contrast and Saturation.

Game Responsiveness

  • Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2 features optimizations for improved gaming responsiveness in DirectX®9 and select DirectX®11 gaming titles.

Radeon WattMan

  • Now supports memory underclocking.
  • Now supports power state controls.

Frame Rate Target Control7

  • Now supports DirectX 12 and Multi-GPU.

Shader Cache8

  • Shader Cache is now supported for select DirectX 9 titles.

Radeon Software Vanguard Beta Program

  • The Radeon Software Vanguard Beta Tester program aims at opening a channel for selected participants to work directly with AMD, giving a voice and platform to share their passion for Radeon Software. For more information about Radeon Software Vanguard program visit www.Radeon.com/Vanguard.

Radeon Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products. Note that AMD Radeon R9 Fury, Radeon Pro Duo, and Radeon RX 400 Series graphics are only supported by Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition on Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​

  • Radeon RX 400 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R7 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon Pro Duo
  • AMD Radeon R7 200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 Nano Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics

Mobility Radeon Family Compatibility

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

Radeon Mobility Product Family Compatibility ​

  • AMD Radeon R9 M300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R7 M200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R7 M300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 M200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 M300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 8500M - HD 8900M Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 M200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 7700M - HD 7900M Series Graphics

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU products codenamed "Kaveri", "Godavari" and "Carrizo" are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit) and Windows 10 (64-bit). AMD’s 7th Generation APU products Radeon Graphics are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit) and Windows 10 (64-bit)​.

​AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

  • AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon R4, R5, R6, or R7 Graphics
  • AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, or R8 Graphics
  • AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon R5 or R7 Graphics
  • AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon R5, R6, or R7 Graphics
  • AMD Athlon Series APUs with Radeon R3 Graphics
  • AMD FX-Series APUs with Radeon R7 Graphics
  • AMD Sempron Series APUs with Radeon R3 Graphics
  • AMD E-Series APUs with Radeon R2 Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 8180 - HD 8400 Series Graphics

Compatible Operating Systems:

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

  • Windows 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

Disclaimer:

  • Compatible with desktop discrete AMD Radeon GCN and Radeon RX 400 Series enabled products with at least 2GB of VRAM, AMD VCE Support and Windows 7/8.1/10 64 bit operating systems. Radeon ReLive is currently considered "as-is" beta level support for 32 bit operating systems.
  • Compatible with AMD Radeon GCN and Radeon RX 400 series enabled products in specified AMD supported titles and applications with Windows 7/8.1/10. Power saving and temperature reduction results may vary based on system configurations.
  • Compatible with desktop discrete GPU AMD RadeonR9 Fury series, R9 390 series, R9 380 series, R9 290 series, R9 285, R9 260 series, R7 360, and R7 260 products with Windows 7/8.1/10.
  • Compatible with AMD Radeon GCN and Radeon RX 400 Series enabled products with Windows 7/8.1/10.
  • Compatible with AMD Radeon GCN and Radeon RX 400 Series enabled products with Windows7/8.1/10.
  • Compatible with AMD Radeon R9 285, 290, 290X, 380, 390, 390X, R7 260, 260X, 360, R9 Fury series, and Radeon RX 400 series products with Windows 7/8.1/10. Requires an AMD FreeSync technology certified capable display and AMD graphics product.
  • Compatible with AMD Radeon R9 285, 290, 290X, 380, 390, 390X, R7 260, 260X, 360, R9 Fury series, and Radeon RX 400 series products with Windows 7/8.1/10. Feature is not available worldwide and may not be available in your country or area.
  • Compatible with desktop AMD Radeon R9 Fury series, R9 380, R9 390 series, and Radeon RX 400 series products with Windows 7/8.1/10. Requires an HDR capable display and game content.
  • Requires supported Chrome web browser versions with Hardware Acceleration enabled. Compatible with AMD Radeon GCN and Radeon RX 400 series enabled products on Windows 7/8.1/10.
  • Compatible with AMD Bristol, Carrizo and Stoney AMD Family APUs with Windows 7/8.1/10 and supported Skype application.

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1 Driver Version 16.50.2001

Note:

This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.
When installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1 for the Windows operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1.
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1 requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

Previous versions:

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Graphics Driver 17.2.1

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Graphics Driver 17.1.2

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Graphics Driver 16.12.2

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Graphics Driver 16.12.1

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Graphics Driver 16.4.2 2016-04-29

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Graphics Driver 2016-03-29

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Graphics Driver 2015-12-21