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NVIDIA PhysX - Game Physics for PC, Console, and Online Gaming

This page contains archive links to previous versions of the PhysX PC SDK. These archives are provided for developers needing to maintain those SDKs in long-term legacy projects. NVIDIA recommends the Current PhysX SDK for all typical users.

For information on commercial licenses, source code, and console-game versions of the library, email PhysX Developer Support.

NVIDIA offers a wide range of flexible and affordable PhysX support programs designed to provide the best possible utilization of the PhysX platform as it pertains to your development needs.


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PhysX SDK System Software

PhsyX SDK is installed in two parts. In addition to the versioned SDK installation, you will need to install a SystemSoftware release (below) that supports your SDK. Unless there are problems, you should always use the latest version of the SystemSoftware, as it may address issues found in previous versions.

  • System Software Versions for Development
    PhysX_8.06.12 System Software
    This System Software is a required installation for developing and running PhysX-enabled applications. This new release adds support for NVIDIA PhysX on GeForce 9800 GTX, GeForce GTX 280, and GeForce GTX 260 GPUs, including SLI configurations and supports versions 2.8.1, 2.8.0, 2.7.4, 2.7.3, 2.7.2, 2.7.1, 2.7.0, 2.6.4, 2.6.3, 2.6.2, 2.6.1, 2.6.0, 2.5.1, 2.5.0, 2.4.4, 2.4.1, 2.4.0, 2.3.3, 2.3.2, 2.3.1 of the PhysX runtime engine.
    Note: GeForce v177.39 driver package also includes NVIDIA PhysX System Software v8.06.12.
    Supported hardware acceleration:
    • GeForce GTX 280 GPUs
    • GeForce GTX 260 GPUs
    • GeForce 9800 GTX GPUs
    • AGEIA PhysX Processor (All)
    PhysX_8.04.25_SystemSoftware.exe
    This System Software is a required installation for developing and running PhysX-enabled applications. It provides runtime and driver support for all versions of the PhysX SDK up to and including versions 2.8.1.
    Also includes updated demo applications and improved support for Windows Vista.
    PhysX_8.02.13_SystemSoftware.exe
    This System Software is a required installation for developing and running PhysX-enabled applications. It provides runtime and driver support for all versions of the PhysX SDK up to and including versions 2.8.0.
    PhysX_7.11.13_SystemSoftware.exe
    This System Software is a required installation for developing and running PhysX-enabled applications. It provides runtime and driver support for all versions of the PhysX SDK up to and including versions 2.7.3.
    PhysX_7.09.13_SystemSoftware.exe
    This System Software is a required installation for developing and running PhysX-enabled applications. It provides runtime and driver support for all versions of the PhysX SDK up to and including versions 2.7.4.

NVIDIA PhysX SDK

Be sure that you have installed the appropriate PhysX System Software before using the SDK.

PhysX SDK Version 2.8.0 - November 2007

PhysX_2.8.0_SDK_Core.msi
This is the required core for all installations of the PhysX SDK. Contains headers, libs, dlls, samples, and documentation. Requires installation of the appropriate PhysX System Software as described above.
PhysX_2.8.0_SDK_CoreLinux_deb.tar.gz
Core code for Linux
PhysX_2.8.0_SDK_CoreLinux_rpm.tar.gz
Core code for Linux
PhysX_2.8.0_SDK_VRD_1.0.msi
The patch 1.0 for VRD of SDK 2.8.0. Requires installation of PhysX_2.8.0_SDK_Core.msi and PhysX_8.02.13_SystemSoftware.exe (as listed above)

PhysX SDK Version 2.7.3 - September 2007

PhysX_2.7.3_SDK_Core.exe
This is the required core for all installations of the PhysX SDK. Contains headers, libs, dlls, samples, and documentation. Requires installation of the appropriate PhysX System Software as described above.
PhysX_2.7.3_SDK_CoreLinux_deb.tar.gz
Core code for Linux
PhysX_2.7.3_SDK_CoreLinux_rpm.tar.gz
Core code for Linux
PhysX_2.7.3_Tools.exe
Contains Rocket, Rocket data files, and web installer for the required version of DirectX. PhysX plugins will be available from http://SourceForge.net

PhysX SDK Version 2.7.2 - April 2007

PhysX_2.7.2_SDK_Core.exe
This is the required core for all installations of the PhysX SDK. Contains headers, libs, dlls, samples, and documentation. Requires installation of the appropriate PhysX System Software as described above.
PhysX_2.7.2_SDK_CoreLinux_deb.tar.gz
Core code for Linux
PhysX_2.7.2_SDK_CoreLinux_rpm.tar.gz
Core code for Linux
PhysX_2.7.2_Tools.exe
Contains Rocket, Rocket data files, and web installer for the required version of DirectX. PhysX plugins will be available from http://SourceForge.net

PhysX SDK Version 2.6.4 - January 2007

PhysX_2.6.4_SDK_Core.exe
This is the required core for all installations of the PhysX SDK. Contains headers, libs, dlls, samples, and documentation. Requires installation of the appropriate PhysX System Software as described above.
PhysX_2.6.4_Tools.exe
Contains Rocket, Rocket data files, and web installer for the required version of DirectX. PhysX plugins will be available from http://SourceForge.net

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