Game Assistant

Organizer and optimizer utility for launching games

6.7

78 Votes

  • Category Various Utilities
  • License Free
  • Version 3
  • Size 6.79 MB
  • Works under Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP
  • Language English
  • Program by IObit Information Technology

IObit Game Assistant 2 is a software monitoring program to organise games in Windows PC.

IObit Game Assistant 2 was created by IObit Technology to be used as a resource for avid computer game players. It is categorized as a computer software utility and is meant to improve how the player's PC performs during game play. The utility offers screenshot capture during games, temperature monitoring of computer hardware, and lays out the player's installed games in a neat interface for easy playing. Post-installation, new games can be added to IObit Game Assistant 2 using its Addfunction which also works for Web games.

As part of its usefulness, Game Assistant software is meant to free more RAM upon the start of any game launched from its control panel. The graphical monitor shows CPU, GPU, and motherboard temperature which is important to prevent overheating. Overheating, of course, leads to hardware damage inside the PC. A nice bonus feature is the ability to be assigned a hotkey for quick activation.

IObit Game Assistant 2 is as easy to use as the original software utility. The interface is simple and uses less than 10 MB RAM on most computer systems. It is compatible with other game interfaces and will list any games the player has installed. Resource monitoring is also beneficial to players who may not have the latest system and would like more feedback about how their computer handles more graphic intensive games.

Similar software utilities by IObit include Game Booster, Driver Booster, Advanced SystemCare, Smart Defrag, IObbit Uninstaller, and Start Menu 8 for Windows 8. Founded in 2004, the company began with two computer software designers and expanded, winning over 100 awards and becoming well known in the PC optimization and security software industry. Their products are available in 40+ languages worldwide. Awards include those from PC Magazine and PC World, Software Informer's Editor's Top Pick, Top Ten Download of 2010, and more.

Game Booster, similar to the company's IObit Game Assistant 2, offers software options for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

While some software utilities remove files in order to clean and increase the speed of a computer, IObit Game Assistant and IObit Game Assistant 2 offer solutions based upon freeing up active resources. For instance, extra processes which run when computer programs get stuck are closed by the utility. Idle processes not vital to computer function are allocated less RAM. Hardware is not overclocked by using this utility, and no Windows registry or system settings are changed.

IObit Game Assistant 2 updates hardware drivers, defragments game directories, and suggests gaming tools and settings which will help to enhance computer performance. Conflicting programs and processes are quickly taken care of by IObit Game Assistant 2, and once things are up to date and optimised it is generally one-click to access games inside the software utility and start playing them. It additionally serves as an impromptu monitor for updates to video and sound card drivers.

It has been said in reviews that even the most basic computer user who enjoys gaming will be able to competently use this software utility to their benefit.

Pros

  • Small resource use
  • Takes screen shots
  • Frees RAM
  • Includes system monitoring tools

Cons

  • Can't take video shots
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