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    DirectX

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    Rating:
    4.68

     DirectX is a free set of libraries for the creation of sound and visual effects in multimedia applications and games.

     License: Freeware
    Platform: Windows All
    Latest version: 9.0c, 10.1, 11.0
    File size: 285 KB - 96.6 MB
    Language:  English, Deutsch and others
    Author: Microsoft Corp.
    Last update: September 25, 2017
       
     
     
    Before you free download DirectX for your Windows PC from official website, we are advising to learn its features and see what's new in the latest version.
       
     

     DirectX overview

    Differences: DirectX 10 vs DirectX 9.0c

     DirectX is the main part of the operating system. DirectX increases the quality and productivity of the films/games processing that have 3D animation, stereo sound, color graphics and other multimedia elements. Besides, this program increases the security and performance of the OS.

     DirectX includes the following components:
    1. Direct3D - the component allows you to display three-dimensional graphics. The more powerful video adapter on the PC, the better 3D objects will be shown.
    2. DirectDraw - a component for displaying two-dimensional visual effects.
    3. DirectSound - a component for processing sound effects in media files and computer games, as well as hardware acceleration and mixing.
     System Requirements
    • DirectX 9.0c supported by OS Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 SP1.
    • DirectX 10.1 includes all of the components of DirectX 9.0c and supported by Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 with SP1.
    • DirectX 11 includes all components of the assembly DirectX 9.0c and DirectX 10.1. Compatible with Windows 7 / 8 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 / R2 with 32-bit, or 64-bit systems.

     Features of the DirectX

    • Compatible with video drivers ATI, GeForce and NVideo.
    • Upgrading of the security packages in operating system.
    • Improving the quality of the video.
    • Low-level job with the sounds of WAV.
    • Audio encoding and decoding.
    • Play music in the format of Microsoft.
    • Play animations on web resources.
    • Display objects in 3d format.
    • Acceleration of rendering visual elements.
    • Reducing the load on the system processor.
    • Work with 2D, 3D graphics and animation.
       
     

     What's new in the latest version?

    • Increased the operational efficiency to run high-speed multimedia applications and games.
    • Added support for the advanced technologies for creation shadows and textures, making a more realistic three-dimensional animation and graphics in multimedia and games.
    • Updated components of Direct3D.
    • Improved the stability.
       
     

     Screenshots for DirectX

       

     Conclusion

     Thus, the set of DirectX will improve the video quality, increase the system security and performance of games on PCs, with Windows OS.




      Supported systems Official links  
     



    Windows 8 / 7

    (Version: 11.0File size: 285 KB)
       
     



    Windows Vista

    (Version: 10.1File size: 285 KB)
     
     



    Windows 7 / XP / Vista

    (Version: 9.0cFile size: 95.6 MB)
     
           
     
     
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