How to switch the Interface renderer within BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

The Interface renderer on BlueStacks 5 helps define the user interface and design of the application. You can try switching the Interface renderer if you're facing any of the following issues:

  • Distorted graphics
  • Black screen/flickering issues in full-screen mode
  • On-screen controls not being visible
  • FPS drop while playing different games in full-screen mode

The steps given below in this article will show you how to switch the Interface renderer in BlueStacks 5.


How can I switch the Interface renderer?

1. Launch BlueStacks 5 and open the Settings menu by clicking on the gear icon, as shown below.

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2. In the Settings menu, select the "Graphics" tab.

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3. From the drop-down menu under the "Interface renderer" setting, choose from the following options:

  • Auto - Automatically selects the best interface renderer for your PC 
  • Software 
  • OpenGL
  • DirectX 

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4. Once your preferred Interface renderer is selected, click on "Save changes".

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5. BlueStacks will restart once, before using your chosen Interface renderer. Click on "Restart now" to proceed. 

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