Crytek's New Renderdoc Software Offers Developers Priceless Assistance for Free

Frankfurt am Main (Germany) – February 27, 2014

Cryteks New Renderdoc Software Offers Developers Priceless Assistance for Free

Providing a powerful new tool for developers everywhere, Crytek today announced the arrival of Renderdoc™; a graphics debugger available to download for free.

Renderdoc is a standalone program that can be used to capture and replay frames from any Windows application using Direct3D 11.0 or 11.1, and provides tools for deep analysis and graphics inspection, as well as detailed examination of API usage – allowing developers to locate bugs and problems in their programs.

Developed by Crytek, Renderdoc has been built from the ground up to reflect the real needs of graphics programmers, and has evolved based on its day-to-day usage in the creation of CRYENGINE titles.

Plans are in place to increase Renderdoc's functionality over time, adding support for other platforms and APIs such as OpenGL. To contribute to the community and drive the future direction of the tool's development, join the discussion about Renderdoc at or on Twitter @RenderDoc.

Renderdoc is available for free download now via


About Crytek GmbH

Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at the forefront of the interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for console, PC, mobile devices and games-as-service using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CRYENGINE®.

The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Nottingham (UK), Shanghai (China), Istanbul (Turkey) and Austin (USA).

Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio, and two Red Dot Design Awards (in 2010 and 2013). Its multi-award winning games include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008 Awards), Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010), Crysis® 3 and Warface (awarded Best Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more information, please visit