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Free C++ Profiler for windows

This blog post will list out some of the popular free C++ Profilers that may help the C++ developers when developing C++ Applications on Windows.

Free C++ Profiler for windows

Codernotes Very Sleepy

Very sleepy is a C/C++ CPU profile tool for Windows. It includes the features like call graph profiling, load save, GCC support and more importantly support for 64 bit system.

The Current version of the Very Sleepy profiler is version 0.82 – 1.4.2012 and the source code and the exe is available for download from Codernotes

Free C++ Profiler for windows

AMD Code Analyst

AMD Code Analyst Performance Analyser for Windows is yet another excellent and powerful tools for developers to optimize software performance.

It profiles both the managed and unmanaged code and supports Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2010.

Know more about AMD Code Analyst here


Proffy is a native code profiler for Windows. The tool includes support for call graph profiling, GUI less and can profile multi-threaded applications.

Know more about Proffy here

Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT)

The Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT) comes with the performance analysis tools which are useful for developers for measuring and analysing the application performance on Windows 8.

This is part of the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 8 which can be downloaded here

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.