WPR Features

Updated: October 20, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1

This section covers the main features of Windows® Performance Recorder (WPR).

In This Section


Recording Profiles

Describes built-in and custom recording profiles and gives instructions on how to author a custom profile.

Performance Scenarios

Describes performance scenarios for WPR.

Detail Level

Describes the detail level parameter.

Logging Mode

Describes the logging mode parameter.


Describes WPR sessions.


Describes WPR providers.

Xperf Backward Compatibility Support

Describes support for legacy Xperf functions.


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