This article will guide you on how to change graphics mode on BlueStacks 4.
Changing the graphics mode may help you resolve app compatibility issues, such as app crash, flickering, graphics-related issues, rendering, black screen, distorted graphics, patches, white screen, etc. you may be experiencing.
Users who are experiencing app compatibility issues, such as app crash, flickering, and graphics-related issues, such as black screen, distorted graphics, patches, white screen, etc.
BlueStacks Versions affected
220.127.116.119 and above.
1. Click on the gear icon on top bar as shown below:
2. Click on "Settings":
3. Engine Settings
- Graphics mode: Navigate to "Engine" tab. Switch the "Graphics mode" to either DirectX or OpenGL and restart BlueStacks 4.
- Advanced graphics mode: The checkbox to use "Advanced graphics engine mode" lets you enable it for those games that require advanced graphics support.
- Dedicated computer graphics: In order to use the dedicated GPU available on your computer, refer to this article or simply select the checkbox against "Use dedicated computer graphics" option as shown below
- CPU cores and RAM: You may also allocate more CPU cores and RAM to BlueStacks, this will help you to run BlueStacks more efficiently.
- Upon scrolling down, you will see the slider to adjust FPS as shown in the screenshot below. For more information on FPS, you may refer to this article.
Note: Changes in engine settings will be applied on restarting BlueStacks.
Watch the tutorial video on how to customize engine settings in BlueStacks.
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Last updated on January 07, 2019.