The PVRTune GUI provides a simple and clear interface to view the data sent by PVRPerfServer

The PVRTune GUI captures and presents the real-time information sent by PVRPerfServer. It also provides a means of saving and loading PVRTUNE files for analysis.

UI Layout

The default analysis interface is displayed after a connection has been established or after a PVRTUNE file has been loaded. This is shown below:

File MenuUsing the Graph ViewSelecting the Columns to Display in the Counter TableCounter Properties WindowFind WindowStatistics ReportProcess ID (PID) WindowTimelines Window

The PVRTune GUI displays a large amount of information, split into the following sections:

  • Menu bar (a): The section contains options related to file, edit, view, connection, and help.
  • Timeline area (b): This section displays counter data as a function of time.
  • Counter Table window (c): This section lists all the hardware and software counters that are in use.
  • Counter Properties window (d): This section shows counter-specific information when a counter is selected from the Counter Table.
  • Find window (e): This section allows searches for a variety of items, such as counters and markers.
  • Timelines window (f): This section lists the various timelines available for viewing.
  • PID window (g): This section displays the connections being used in the recording.
  • Monitor window (h): This section displays various loads recorded by the utility.
  • Status bar (i): This section provides general information related to the PVRTune application.