WPT Getting Started


You can use the steps in this guide to start and stop a recording in Windows Performance Recorder (WPR) then open and analyze the resulting ETL file in Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA).

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Getting Started: Windows Performance Recorder (WPR)

Summarizes the features that are available in the Windows Performance Recorder (WPR) user interface (UI).

Getting Started: Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA)

Included in the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK), Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA) is a tool that creates graphs and data tables of Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) events that are recorded by Windows Performance Recorder (WPR), Xperf, or an assessment that is run in the Assessment Platform. WPA can open any event trace log (ETL) file for analysis. You can download WPA by visiting Windows Performance Analyzer.

Developer audience

WPT Getting Started is designed for developers who want to learn how to use performance monitoring tools featured in the Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT). These tools produce in-depth performance profiles of Windows operating systems and applications, which developers can use to diagnose and fix system and application issues. This Getting Started documentation discusses basic processes for both Windows Performance Recorder (WPR) and Windows Performance Analyzer (WPA).

WPR Quick Start