aTuner 1.9.85.18048

4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (111 votes)

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Windows 2000/XP / Freeware / 42,162 downloads

aTuner is a small tool for changing/tweaking settings on your GeForce, Quadro and Radeon graphic cards. Includes Anti-Aliasing (including all unofficial modes), Anisotropic Filtering, VSync, and MipMap LOD Bias.

Reviews of aTuner

  1. 3 out of 5 stars
    Ryusennin

    Reviewing 1.9.83.17792 (Oct 1, 2008)

    Nice but, really, doesn't hold a candle against ATT.

  2. 3 out of 5 stars
    jafo818

    Reviewing 1.9.82.17453 (Mar 21, 2008)

    fatray, nTune is for NVIDIA only... Guess that's all you care about.

  3. 4 out of 5 stars
    bobad

    Reviewing 1.9.68.9702 Beta (Jan 29, 2007)

    I love the simplicity and no-install by unzipping with 7-Zip. However, it badly needs overclocking.

  4. 4 out of 5 stars
    fatray

    Reviewing 1.9.68.9702 Beta (Jan 29, 2007)

    This is nice, free all but why use it? nTune does the same thing, looks better and is integrated.

  5. 4 out of 5 stars
    Lenny v

    Reviewing 1.9.67 (Jan 16, 2007)

    I know a lot of computers, but this programm is very difficult to understand for me. However it ain't for other people.

    Had no problems installing it and running it.

    Thnx to the advanced features, i'll rate it a 4

  6. 5 out of 5 stars
    horsecharles

    Reviewing 1.9.42.8198 (Feb 8, 2006)

    No problems on Win98, ME, 2K, 2k3, XP Pro-- to report: outstanding.

  7. 5 out of 5 stars
    gkar

    Reviewing 1.9.37.7803 (Jan 1, 2006)

    Thanks for the update Arne!

  8. 4 out of 5 stars
    Kramy

    Reviewing 1.9.37.7803 (Dec 31, 2005)

    It's ok, but I really recommend nV Hard Page SE for nVidia cards. With the built-in previewer, you can really tell if things like 8xAA are worth it considering the performance losses. 4xS AA(not selectable from the nVidia control panel) seems to be nearly identical to 8xAA, and the framerate is between double and quadruple. :P

    http://www.guru3d.com/nvhardpage/

  9. 5 out of 5 stars
    gkar

    Reviewing 1.9.34.7803 (Nov 20, 2005)

    This and Rivatuner make tweaking easy and convenient and a great way to waste bandwidth. :-)

  10. 3 out of 5 stars
    httpd.confused

    Reviewing 1.9.34.7803 (Nov 18, 2005)

    "waste of bandwidth like the guy said"

    Uh... Duh... YOU were the one who made the "bandwidth" comment!

  11. 1 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing 1.9.34.7803 (Nov 18, 2005)

    waste of bandwidth like the guy said.
    give the guy above me a cookie.

  12. 4 out of 5 stars
    sn1p34

    Reviewing 1.9.34.7803 (Nov 18, 2005)

    I think he was refering to he had to download it therfor he had to use bandwidth.

  13. 5 out of 5 stars
    gkar

    Reviewing 1.9.27.7772 (Jul 13, 2005)

    Someone below stated it used up bandwidth? Why rate something when you haven't got a clue...This program is a convenience, nothing more and a useful one.

  14. 2 out of 5 stars
    NyaR

    Reviewing 1.9.24.7772 (Jul 9, 2005)

    last time i used a nv card nvhardpage was way superior to this. ati tray tools is superior for radeon. this is ok, but really gives no more options then ur control panel.

  15. 5 out of 5 stars
    gkar

    Reviewing 1.9.24.7772 (Jul 9, 2005)

    I like using this program in combination with Rivatuner to tweak my GF6800. Keep up the good work Arne!

  16. 4 out of 5 stars
    FXSoftware

    Reviewing 1.9.20.7184 (Apr 30, 2005)

    User friendly and very low memory footprint. btw it's true that most of the functions are available on the driver config page. But this small utility is much faster to load than the driver config page. It's a must-have utility if you need to quickly and often change your video settings (like AntiAliasing).

  17. 1 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing 1.9.20.7184 (Apr 29, 2005)

    I will agree this is not needed all the setings can be done by default driver pacage.More or less a waste of time and bandwith.

  18. 3 out of 5 stars
    TehMark

    Reviewing 1.9.19.7184 (Apr 7, 2005)

    if this is for nvidia cards then why is the screenshot for a radeon??????????????????????????????????????

  19. 5 out of 5 stars
    httpd.confused

    Reviewing 1.9.19.7184 (Apr 7, 2005)

    I know you get a thrill by calling other people "n00bs", but there is a reason for some people to use a utility like aTuner.

    aTuner provides access to some settings that aren't accessible with all driver versions. I don't want to use the latest drivers from NVIDIA. I've tried them, and they don't work as well on my GeForce3-based system as the old 53.03s do.

  20. 2 out of 5 stars
    ModderXManiac

    Reviewing 1.9.12.6693 (Nov 22, 2004)

    I'll give this a 2 becuase you can do all this and MUCHmore through nVidia's latest Forceware drivers. And no, its not stable. Use coolbits to unlock the overclocking.
    This is basically a n00b tool that does everything the nVid control center does. YOU DONT NEED THIS.

    I'll tell you n00bs how.
    Right-click on desktop, properties,settings, advanced, Geforce Whatever, and there ya go!

    If you still prefer a 3rd party tool, then use powestrip, but this really is a waste of perfectly useful hard disk space.

  21. 5 out of 5 stars
    FailedCRC

    Reviewing 1.9.12.6693 (Nov 22, 2004)

    er, since when is this an overlocker?

  22. 1 out of 5 stars
    Yochanan

    Reviewing 1.9.5.6177 (Aug 2, 2004)

    You can overclock a GeForce card without a 3rd party program, the feature is already integrated with the driver settings, it's just hidden. ;)

    You can unlock the overclocking tab with X-setup Pro. It's in Hardware>>Video Cards>>NVidia>>GeForce.

  23. 5 out of 5 stars
    kebabi

    Reviewing 1.9.4.5672 (Jul 15, 2004)

    Perfect, very fast and stable! But I always want to know what's new in new versions, so why they don't show us changelist?

  24. 5 out of 5 stars
    gkar

    Reviewing 1.8.34.5672 (Jul 1, 2004)

    Works well in conjunction with coolbits for quality/speed adjustments. I do prefer this for quality adjustments over Rivatuner, but both are excellent utilities.

  25. 4 out of 5 stars
    war593122

    Reviewing 1.8.34.5672 (Jun 30, 2004)

    Not too bad. But still pefer RivaTuner 2.0 RC 15.

    But nice none the less.

    Take Care,
    Will

  26. 1 out of 5 stars
    Giacomo®

    Reviewing 1.8.17.5304 (Mar 12, 2004)

    but Win95 and NT are not supported... Betanews be more careful when you add Win95 to the system requirements, please!

  27. 4 out of 5 stars
    bobad

    Reviewing 1.8.6.5304 (Mar 2, 2004)

    Nice little app! But come on! No overclocking? I'm tired of Riva Tuner and that other stupid app. They grew and grew until they became goofy and hard to use. Keep it simple, but DO add overclocking! :)

  28. 5 out of 5 stars
    boboki

    Reviewing 1.7.35.5304 (Dec 19, 2003)

    Awesome..
    I am on the "Addon-overclocking-please-thankyou" bandwagon as well.
    Buttz: I most certainly do not. Why go 1600x1200 just to make your icons take up half the screen again!?!?

  29. 4 out of 5 stars
    weed

    Reviewing 1.7.34.5304 (Dec 17, 2003)

    Another fine example of programming that serves the public free of charge. Many thanks! I would only use this program exclusively if it enabled overclocking, as it is no I use this and Rivatuner to cover all my bases. AAA+++

  30. 5 out of 5 stars
    dzjepp

    Reviewing 1.7.14.5216 (Nov 12, 2003)

    Niiice, I love this little app. Works wonders with my ATI Radeon card too. :)

  31. 5 out of 5 stars
    scodan

    Reviewing 1.5.44.4523 (Aug 31, 2003)

    Dixon_Butz: Just edit the zoom.txt file, per the instructions shown in Zoomed Font-Size.txt. For example, if you specify 200/200, the aTuner window will be made 200% as wide and as tall as it is by default (the default of course being 100/100).

  32. 4 out of 5 stars
    DivineDark

    Reviewing 1.5.37.4523 (Aug 14, 2003)

    This is a great program that "could" be the only program that somebody would want as a video card tweaker but it still lacks overclocking controls and ability to change agp rate, sba etc..

  33. 5 out of 5 stars
    Dixon_Butz

    Reviewing 1.3.9.4270 (Jan 27, 2003)

    Opps! There is a "Zoomed Font-Size.txt that explains how to fix it.
    If your aTuner Window is cutted of, simply change the zoom.txt File.

    The first line is the Factor in Percent for Zoom in Width, the second line for Height.
    Just alter the values. Legal values are Integers between 100 and 200.

  34. 5 out of 5 stars
    peterbilitch

    Reviewing 1.3.8.4270 (Jan 25, 2003)

    Very good. A very concise implementation which offers the opportunity to use preconfigured settings. It does not offer the variety of adjustments found in RivaTuner, but is instead aimed at the more general user who wishes to tweak their card without the need for a Masters Degree in GeForce Tweaking.

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