The GameBench automation interface supports the following platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 (or later)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (64-bit) (or later)
  • Ubuntu 12.04 (or later)

To allow Android profiling

ADB should be installed.

To allow iOS profiling

If GBA fails to download the required files to profile iOS devices automatically, please follow the instructions here to download them manually to your computer.

  • Windows You must have iTunes installed on your computer in addition to the developer disk image files.
To get the files, follow these steps:
  1. Download this set of files from this online repository containing a handy zip file (if this link doesn’t work please contact us at

  2. Place it in an easy-to-find location, such as your User folder (e.g., /home/Ralph/).

  3. Run gb --setprop imgZip /home/Ralph/

Once you have met the requirements, please see our Installation page.