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GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience

File size:86 MB
Language: International

Release date: 06-22-2017

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GeForce Experience 3.7.0 Release Highlights

GameStream to SHIELD:

  • Added 7.1 Surround audio support.
  • Added HDR launch support from Steam Big Picture.
  • Improved audio quality for low-pitched sounds for 5.1 and 7.1 Surround sound.
  • Improved video improvement around video stuttering during GameStream.

Client Updates:

  • Added release notes popup after client update.
  • Improved stereo video capture using ShadowPlay.
  • Added Whisper Mode support for GeForce GTX 10 series Laptops (requires upcoming GeForce Driver to enable).

Bug Fixes

  • Addressed various stability, performance and security issues.
  • Fixed controller issue for GameStream for Hollow Knight.
  • Fixed case where Sniper Elite 4 game would minimize on ALT+Z.


GeForce Experience 3.6.0 Release Highlights

GeForce Experience Overlay

  • Added OpenGL and Vulkan Support
    • Added ability to record video, broadcast, and screenshot capture in fullscreen and windowed mode for OpenGL and Vulkan games. Requires driver 381.65 or above.
  • Streamlined controls for Broadcast and Gallery Upload
    • Consolidated Gallery Upload and Broadcast into one window - removed requirement to select service provider prior to upload screen and added ability to directly log into service provider.
  • Others:
    • Added button to open Windows video folder from within the Gallery.
    • Improved overlay performance at first launch.
    • Improved stability and reliability of GeForce Experience overlay - also addresses bugs associated with Mass Effect: Andromeda and Microsoft Outlook.
    • Fixed case where FPS counter did not work in Shadow Warrior 2 and HDR mode.
    • Fixed case where games running in HDR mode would crash when a screenshot was taken.
    • Fixed case where record would affect in-game FPS on Windows RS2 (requires minimum driver version 381.65).

GeForce Experience Client

  • Installation & Login:
    • Added login support for WeChat and QQ accounts.
    • Release highlights summary displays upon completion of client self-update.
    • Removed User Account Control prompt during self-update for admin users.
    • Improved file cleanup of downloaded GeForce Experience installation files.
  • Game Ready Drivers:
    • Added ability to view Game Ready Driver videos in China.
    • Added UI enhancements for Game Ready Driver notifications.
  • Game Optimization:
    • Improved OPS recommendations for games with both DX11 and DX12 support.
  • Game Code Redemption:
    • Added reminder message to complete reward redemption.
    • Added a badge to identify unredeemed rewards.
  • GameStream to SHIELD:
    • Improved audio quality with increased bit rate for local streaming and optimized audio encoding for low latency performance.
    • Reduced game banding and better quality on static scenes using Pascal GPUs.
    • Fixed issue with enabling multi-controller support when games are launched through Steam Big Picture.
    • Fixed issue with 2nd controller not functioning for Gang Beasts.
    • Improved robustness around game launches.
  • Others:
    • Addressed various stability, performance and security improvements.
    • Improved offline mode (no internet connection) experience.
    • Fixed case where client's full-screen state was not persisting upon re-launch.


GeForce Experience 3.5.0 Release Highlights

Game Code Redemption
  • Added ability for SLI customers to redeem multiple codes per promotion.
  • Added desktop and in-client notifications for game code redemptions.
  • Added ability to enable/disable desktop notifications.
  • Updated "Where do I find my coupon code" section under Account→Redeem.
GeForce Experience Overlay
  • Improved overlay responsiveness and performance.
Bugs fixed
  • Fixed case where XSplit crashed when overlay was enabled.
  • Added support for streaming games to SHIELD when PC monitor is in a sleep state.
  • Fixed bug in multicontroller detection and controller support after resume from sleep for PES 2017.
  • Fixed bug in multi-controller setting for games launched through Steam Big Picture.
  • Fixed game launch issue for Sonic Studio and Giana Sisters - Twisted Dreams.
  • Fixed custom box art loading issue for manually added games.
  • Fixed case where client launch was taking too long on some systems.
  • Fixed case where FPS counter was shown on lock screen.
  • Fixed case where broadcast and recording features were not fully enabled after clean driver installation.
  • Fixed the issue where upon Game Scan games could be detected in the Steam temp folder while downloading


GeForce Experience 3.4.0 Release Highlights

GeForce Experience overlay
  • Broadcast games and upload videos to a Facebook page.
  • Broadcast custom overlays are no longer set to default shortcuts.   
GeForce Experience client
  • Improved launch time for first launch after installation and reboot.  
  • Support user interface to fit minimum size of 900x600 pixels.
  • Removed email requirements for submit feedback.  
Bugs fixed
  • Fixed case of long loading spinner on navigating to settings tab.
  • Fixed case where clicking on check for update in tray icon did not navigate to updates page when GFE was already open.
  • Fixed case where game FPS would drop when Share notification slider was displayed.
  • Fixed case where start/stop capture briefly paused the game.
  • Fixed case where blank screen or crash would occur upon launching Heroes of the Storm (requires driver > 378.49).
  • Fixed case where ALT+Z would not bring up Share overlay after installing driver 378.49.
  • Fixed case where Share was affecting keyboard input in Blizzard games (requires driver > 378.49).
  • Fixed case where videos would be captured in stereo although display was in mono mode.
  • Fixed case where UI showed a spinner infinitely if screenshots were not available for a game.
  • Fixed GameStream connectivity issue for Optimus systems or PC in sleep state (Error 80330209).
  • Various stability and performance improvements.


GeForce Experience 3.3.0 Release Highlights

GeForce Experience client
  • Added ability to redeem NVIDIA issued game codes within GeForce Experience from Account-->Redeem.  Learn More.
GeForce Experience overlay
  • Customize your broadcasts with up to three custom overlays (press Alt+Z → Settings → Broadcast to configure each overlay and Alt+Z → Settings → Keyboard shortcuts to assign corresponding shortcuts).
Bugs fixed
  • Fixed the case on resize driver page, where driver highlight cards section animation is not smooth
  • Fixed the issue on drivers page where the Download and install button gets enabled before checking for update toast message disappears
  • Fixed the case, when all games are hidden, the link shown is “VIEW ALL GAMES”, clicking it does nothing, now updated to “VIEW ALL HIDDEN GAMES”
  • Fixed the tab and focus issues while editing SHIELD games on the SHIELD settings tab
  • Fixed the issue of empty visual optimal settings description boxes in some non-English locales
  • Fixed the case on Drivers tab where the content goes off screen when GeForce Experience window is shrunk to minimum size
  • Shows default avatar if the avatar is deprecated from the avatar catalog
  • Autoclose the OOBE screen after initial game scan has completed.
  • Fixed the error: Unable to determine the domain name
  • Fixed the  disk space constraint error while installing driver
  • Fixed the case of empty white error page being shown when there is no internet connectivity while installing GeForce Experience
  • Various enhancements for stability and security.


GeForce Experience 3.2.2 Release Highlights

Share your favorite broadcasts, videos, and screenshots to Facebook
  • Broadcast games to Facebook Live at 720P.
  • Upload screenshots and Ansel 360 captures to Facebook.
  • Upload video recordings to Facebook.
Stream games from your PC to your TV in 4K with HDR
  • Added support to GameStream up to 4K HDR.
  • Added rumble feedback for the newly announced SHIELD controller.
  • Added left stick controller support for OSC and keyboard navigation.
  • Added support for games purchased through Windows Games such as Gears of War 4 and Dead Rising 4.
  • Added major improvements to pairing and connectivity.
Bugs fixed
  • Fixed case where GeForce Experience installation would not resume after reboot.
  • Fixed case where GameStream services were not getting started after installing GeForce Experience with admin account and re-logging with non-admin account.
  • Fixed case where self-update installer would download the same version multiple times.
  • Fixed case where custom driver installation would not show any customization options.
  • Fixed Driver installation failure related to cases where intermediate reboot was required.
  • Fixed case where screen goes black randomly in Overwatch when Share is enabled.
  • Fixed controller and audio issues with GameStream and Watch Dogs 2.
  • Various stability and performance improvements.


GeForce Experience 3.2.0 Release Highlights

GeForce Experience client
  • Reduced time required for initial game scan.
  • Improved broadcast video quality.
  • Ability to edit the broadcast title for Twitch and YouTube Live (press Alt+Z → Broadcast → Start).
  • Ability to configure the privacy setting of YouTube Live broadcast (press Alt+Z → Broadcast → Start).
  • Support for 1080p DSR streaming.
Bugs fixed
  • Drivers tab is now optimized for 900 x 600 resolution.
  • Fixed "Something went wrong. Try restarting GeForce Experience." crash upon launching GFE.
  • Fixed case where the game minimizes if Alt+Z is pressed while on the game screen after the system is unlocked.
  • Fixed intermittent controller loss for Titanfall 2 with GameStream.
  • GameStream now honors the user's custom settings when game optimization is disabled on SHIELD Hub.
  • Various stability and performance improvements.


GeForce Experience 3.1.2 Release Highlights

GeForce Experience Client
  • Open share overlay settings from Preferences.
  • Bug fixes and general improvement
  • Improved video stuttering
  • Improved 4K HEVC quality on GTX 1080/1070
  • Improved local connectivity and streaming


GeForce Experience 3.1.0 Release Highlights

  • Added "1440 60FPS" option for broadcasting to YouTube Live
  • Added "Check for Update" on "Drivers" Tab
  • Improved GameStream local connectivity and stability
  • Addressed user-reported bugs and improved client stability and performance.


GeForce Experience 3.0.7 Release Highlights

  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


GeForce Experience 3.0.6 Release Highlights

  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


GeForce Experience 3.0 Release Highlights

New Application Design
  • Improved application performance and reduced memory/CPU footprint.
  • New look and feel.
  • New first run experience with user account login.
Home Tab
  • Launch and optimize games from tile or list view.
  • Customize views (sort, filter, set favorites, and hide games).
Share Overlay
  • In-game overlay offers hardware-accelerated record, screenshot capture, broadcasting, and cooperative gameplay.
  • Record games up to 4K, and edit and upload to YouTube with the click of a button.
  • Capture screenshots up to 4K, and upload to Imgur and Google Photos with the click of a button.
  • Broadcast games to Twitch and YouTube Live at 1080P 60 fps without impacting game performance.
  • GameStream Co-op enables you to stream games to your friends over the Internet and play together cooperatively (experimental feature).
Drivers Tab
  • Game Ready Driver release notes now include news and information on newly supported games and driver features.
  • Improves GameStream robustness and local connectivity.
  • Supports 4K and 4K DSR (experimental feature).
  • Shows user account information.
  • Allows users to enable/disable Share and GameStream services.
  • Allows users to enable/disable automatic game optimization.
  • Moved "My Rig" information into Settings.
  • Renamed "Beta Updates" to "Allow Experimental Features".
  • Bug fixes, stability and performance improvements.