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Cluster Edition tools

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Cluster Edition includes high-performance C/C++ and Fortran compilers; performance and parallel libraries; error checking, code robustness, performance profiling, and threading assistance tools.


To initialize the Intel Parallel Studio XE tools,

  1. From a command prompt or script, cd to <install-dir>/parallel_studio_xe_2016.<update number>.<package number>\bin
    By default, <install-dir> is:
    • For root installations: /opt/intel
    • For non-root installations: $HOME/intel
  2. Enter source   or source psxevars.csh.


Build and debug your code

Use the following components to build optimized executables and libraries.

NOTE: use the compiler configuration script to configure the compiler and the related libraries listed below. See the compiler documentation for more information:

Detect errors and improve performance

Use the following components to detect various errors and improve performance of your application:

Documentation and Resources

Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition Release Notes

Contains information about this release of the product. This document includes the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Product Contents
  • What's New
  • System Requirements
  • Installation Notes
  • Documentation
  • Issues and Limitations
  • Technical Support
  • Legal Information

Release Notes are installed at:


Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition Installation Guide

Describes the installation process for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition. The document is installed at:


Documentation folder Folder with all the documentation for the Intel Parallel Studio XE tools. Review the subfolders to see all the available documentation for the installed tools.
Samples folder Folder with all the installed samples for the Intel Parallel Studio XE tools. Review the subfolders to see all the available samples for the installed tools.
Evaluate Intel Parallel Studio XE Product tour with videos and samples. You can download step-by-step guides.
Intel® Software Documentation Library (Intel® SDL)

This is the online documentation library for Intel software products.

Disclaimer and Legal Information

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