NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver Full CD 1.36

Version: CD v1.36 (GeForce GPU driver v260.63, NVIDIA 3D Vision Controller Driver v260.63) BETA
Release Date: 2010.09.14
Operating System: Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista
Language: English (U.S.)
File Size: 237 MB

Release Highlights

With Release 260 drivers, the installation process for 3D Vision has changed. Please view this knowledgebase article for more information on the changes.

NVIDIA 3D Vision Release Highlights
  • With Release 260 drivers, the installation process for 3D Vision has changed. Please view this knowledgebase article for more information on the changes.
  • Fixed glasses losing sync to 3D Vision IR emitter that what would cause glasses to flicker and loss of 3D effect user experience.
  • Adds NVIDIA 3D Vision streaming support for Firefox 4 and Google Chrome web browsers.
  • Adds support for Sony’s 3D Sweep Panorama picture format added to NVIDIA 3D Photo Viewer (Sony digital cameras that can capture 3D Sweep Panorama pictures include NEX-5/NEX-3, Alpha a560/a580 and Cyber-shot DSC-WX5/DSC-TX9/DSC-T99 models).
  • Adds support for new 3D Vision Desktop LCD monitors: BenQ X2410 and NEC F23W2A
  • Adds support for new 3D Vision projectors: Sanyo PDG-DWL2500 and ViewSonic PJD6251
  • Added the following 3D Vision game profiles
    • Arcania Gothic 4
    • Fallout: New Vegas
    • FIFA 11
    • Formula 1 Racing
    • Final Fantasy XIV Benchmark
    • Guild Wars 2
    • Kane & Lynch 2 – Dog Days
    • Lead and Gold
    • Lego Harry Potter
    • Live For Speed
    • Lost Planet 2
    • Moonbase Alpha
    • Serious Sam HD – The Second Encounter
    • Shrek Forever After
    • Singularity
    • Vitrua Tennis 2009
    • Virtrua Tennis 3
  • Update the following 3D Vision game profiles
    • Drakensang: The Dark Eye – updated in-game compatibility text
    • Mafia II – updated profile to properly for 3D Vision-Rating
    • StarCraft II – fixed profile to properly recognize the retail game executable name and match the 3D Vision rating of “Good”
    • Super Commander – fixed HUD elements
    • TRINE – new profiles fixes that allow the game to be rated”3D Vision-Ready” when used with the TRINE patch v1.08 , available via Steam.

NVIDIA Surround Release Highlights

  • Updated NVIDIA Surround setup wizard
    • After first setup, easier way to do single feature setup by allowing users to jump to any step in the setup wizard
    • Improved display connection diagrams and tooltips
    • Improved arrange displays selection and ordering page
    • Updated bezel correction pictures and available on each monitor gap
    • Education for what in-game resolution to select (e.g. how to pick bezel corrected resolutions)
    • Option to dedicate GPU for PhysX or Accessory Display
    • Allows for portrait or landscape setup directly from the setup wizard
  • Updated 3D Vision Surround and NVIDIA Surround game support list. Please visit the 3D Vision Surround web page for a full list of supported games.

Installation Instructions

  1. Download the NVIDIA 3D Vision driver CD kit
  2. Remove all old GeForce graphics drivers and 3D Vision drivers.
  3. Install the GeForce Graphics Driver. You may be promoted to uninstall older drivers first.
  4. After installation, you should see a message that says the Install has finished and the GeForce Driver and 3D Vision Driver are now installed
  5. Install the 3D Vision Controller Driver
  6. Browse to the NVIDIA Control Panel > Set-up Stereoscopic 3D page and click the button to Enable Stereoscopic 3D to start the 3D Vision Setup Wizard to complete setup.

Supported products

Minimum system requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista 32-bit/64-bit or Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ X2 CPU or higher
  • 1GB of system memory. (2GB is recommended)
  • 100 MB free disk space

NVIDIA 3D Vision-Ready displays devices

Please visit the 3D Vision System Requirements website for a full list of supported displays and projectors.


Please visit the 3D Vision System Requirements website for a full list of supported GeForce desktop and notebook GPUs.

For information on NVIDIA® Quadro® professional stereo support click here.

Supported Microsoft DirectX® Games
View the complete list of certified games

3D Picture Viewing

  • View, edit and save 3D pictures with the 3D Vision Photo Viewer (included with 3D Vision driver). For more information, please consult the user guide.
  • Supported 3D picture file formats

3D Movie Playback

  • Supports 3D movie viewing using
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Video Player Overview
    • General Features
      • Supports Video for Windows (*.avi), MPEG-1 (*.mpg) and Windows Media (*.wmv, *.asf) format
      • Supports Windows Media Dual Stream files
      • Supports separate left/right files
      • Digital Rights Management (for stereoscopic Windows Media files only)
      • Playback of any other format supported by third party DirectShow decoders
      • Windows Media 7.1 and 5.1 multichannel audio decoding
      • Windows Media streaming
      • 3D-DVD playback 1
      • Live playback from capture devices (TV card, DV camcorder, ...)
      • Built-in video library stores settings for each movie
      • Retrieves data from stereoscopic metadata servers
      • Import and export of stereoscopic metafiles
    • Supported stereoscopic video layout
      • Monoscopic
      • Interlaced (Field-Sequential)
      • Side by Side
      • Over/Under
      • Multi-View (Tiled)
      • SIS Attachment

3D Web Streaming

Please visit the 3D Vision Stream website for more information.


Please visit the 3D Vision Blu-ray website for more information

Additional information