nVIDIA Studio Driver 526.98 for Windows 11/10

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NVIDIA Studio Drivers present artists, creators, and 3D builders with the most effective efficiency and reliability when working with artistic functions. To obtain the very best stage of reliability, Studio Drivers endure in-depth testing towards multi-app creator workflows and several revisions of the highest artistic functions from Adobe to Autodesk and the past.

nVIDIA Studio Driver helps

30-bit coloration

In addition, this new NVIDIA Studio Driver introduces assistance for 30-bit coloration throughout all product traces. With 24-bit coloration, a pixel might be constructed from 16.7 million shades of coloration. By rising to 30-bit coloration, a pixel can now be constructed from over 1 billion shades of coloration, which eliminates the abrupt modifications in shades of the identical coloration.


The September NVIDIA Studio Driver provides optimal support for the most recent creative programs together with NVIDIA Canvas, Jianying Pro video editing program, and an update to the Maxine AR SDK that improves the quality and stability of AI-driven body tracking in programs like Notch. In addition, this new Studio driver brings support for the upcoming Windows 11 release, which includes a wide range of new features and performance to boost your creative workflows.

In addition, this driver assists Vulkan 1.2 in addition to optimum assist and bug fixes for the most recent artistic functions from Adobe, Autodesk, Blender, Chaos, and Corel.


Assists in the brand new GeForce RTX SUPER Max-Q GPUs, together with a dozen new RTX Studio laptops.

If you’re a content material creator who prioritizes stability and high quality for artistic workflows together with video enhancement, animation, images, graphic design, and stay streaming, select Studio Driver.

Discontinued Support

3D Vision

Beginning with Release 430, the NVIDIA driver does not help the next 3D Vision applied sciences and options:

  • NVIDIA 3D Stereoscopic Driver, together with the 3D Vision driver and USB (emitter) driver
  • NVAPI-based stereo APIs for Direct3D functions.

NVIDIA Kepler GPUs for Notebooks

  • Beginning with Release 430, the NVIDIA driver does not help NVIDIA GPUs for notebooks based mostly on the Kepler structure.

32-bit Operating Systems

  • Beginning with Release 396, NVIDIA is not releasing Game Ready drivers for 32-bit working methods for any GPU structure.

NVIDIA Studio Driver 526.98 Release Notes

  • G-SYNC logo is not displayed in the LG OLED TV menu when connected to GeForce RTX 40 series GPUs
  • Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection may crash when launched on a GeForce GTX 10 series GPU
  • [QNIX QX2710/Fujitsu Siemens SL23T-1/Dell UP2715K/ HP Z27q] Unable to select the native resolution of certain monitors from the Windows display settings
  • [Daz Studio] Application crashes after updating to the latest driver when trying to run the simulation
  • Desktop Window Manager (dwm.exe) service may report significantly higher GPU usage on certain PC configurations
  • Maxon – Cinema4D + Redshift3D vidmemory allocations cause TDR or Driver Crash
  • Drop in 8K60 AV1 decoding performance on RTX 4090
  • VTube Studio crashes to a black screen after the driver update
  • [Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II] Flashing corruption can be seen randomly while playing the game
  • [Call of Duty: Vanguard] Game may randomly crash after extended gameplay
  • GPU may get stuck in a P0 state after exiting certain games
  • [Anvil Engine Games] Environment flickering
  • [Forza Horizon 5] Some PC configurations may see rainbow-like artifacts in the game after extended gameplay
  • [Cyberpunk 2077] In game map may display corruption
  • Dell XPS 9560 may crash and reboot when using desktop applications
  • [RTX 30 series] Lower performance in Minecraft Java Edition
  • 165Hz refresh rate option not available on Samsung Odyssey Ark monitor
  • When using two or more monitors, GeForce Experience Shadowplay/Gamestream may select the wrong monitor
  • Videos played back in Microsoft Edge may appear green if NVIDIA Image Scaling is enabled upon resuming from hibernate or booting with fastboot

This release supports the following APIs:

  • Open Computing Language (OpenCLTM software) 3.0 for NVIDIA Maxwell and later GPUs
  • OpenGL 4.6
  • Vulkan 1.3
  • DirectX 11
  • DirectX 12

Software Module Versions

  • HD Audio Driver –
  • NVIDIA PhysX System Software – 9.21.0713
  • GeForce Experience –
  • CUDA – 12.0
  • DCH NVIDIA Control Panel – 8.1.963.0

Supported Products:

  • GeForce RTX 20 Series: GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2080, GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2070, GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2060
  • GeForce 16 Series: GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GeForce GTX 1660, GeForce GTX 1650
  • GeForce 10 Series: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 11.

Size: 813 MB

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