AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.2 Driver

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.2 Driver

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.2 Driver

AMD has now released their new Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.4.2 driver, adding official support for the Windows 10 Creators Update. 
This update also fixes a few issues that were present in 17.4.1, allowing SteamVR Asynchronous Reprojection to function better on AMD hardware configurations. 


AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.2 Driver 


Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is AMD’s advanced graphics software for enabling high-performance gaming and engaging VR experiences. Create, capture, and share your remarkable moments. Effortlessly boost performance and efficiency. Experience Radeon Software with industry-leading user satisfaction, rigorously-tested stability, comprehensive certification, and more.


Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.2 Highlights

    • – Initial support for Windows®10 Creators Update.

Fixed Issues

    • – SteamVR Asynchronous Reprojection feature may not function or enable correctly on supported hardware.
    • – Battlefield 1 may experience poor scaling in Multi GPU mode using DirectX®11 API.
    • – Radeon ReLive may experience flickering when recording with an extended display connected on Windows®7 system configurations.
    • – Application profiles in Radeon Settings may fail to retain after system log off or reboot for some gaming applications.
    • – Windows Security popup may be experienced after install and reboot on some Hybrid Graphics system configurations.


Known Issues

    • – Radeon WattMan may fail to apply settings on some Radeon R9 390 series graphics products.
    • – Radeon Settings may crash on switching Windows® user after toggling AMD CrossFireâ„¢ technology mode.
    • – A small amount of apps may still experience issues with Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSyncâ„¢ technology if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background.
    • – Counter-Strikeâ„¢: Global Offensive and World of Warcraftâ„¢ may experience flickering or performance issues the first time the game is launched on a system boot with AMD FreeSyncâ„¢ technology enabled. Workarounds include exiting and restarting the application or task switching (alt+tab) in and out of the game to fix the issue.

Known Issues for Radeon ReLive

    • – The XBOXâ„¢ DVR application may cause conflicts with Radeon ReLive, users are suggested to disable XBOXâ„¢ DVR if Radeon ReLive is experiencing issues.
    • – Radeon ReLive may fail to install on AMD APU Family products or experience a system hang or failure to record when using the recording feature on AMD APU Family products.
    • – Radeon ReLive may intermittently fail to work after performing task switches of applications. A work around is to disable and then enable the feature in Radeon Software.
    • – Radeon ReLive may exhibit corruption in recordings when capturing Microsoft Office applications.
    • – Radeon ReLive may experience recording or streaming issues when task switching using ALT+TAB.


Supported Desktop GPUs


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


Full Release notes for this driver can be viewed here


Download Links

– Windows 7 (32-bit | 64-bit)


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