DirectX Runtime is an application programming interface (API) available in three versions: 9, 10 and 11.
DirectX Runtime 9 is the only version still compatible with Windows XP, and it also provides support for Windows 7, 8 and Vista.
DirectX 10 is supported in Windows 8, 7 and Vista, and DirectX is supported only in Windows 8 and 7.
DirectX Runtime 12 is also announced and it is expected for 2015.
Once you install this software tool, you enjoy lifelike graphics, smoother 3D animation and sophisticated shading.
There are two things you need to know about the installation of DirectX Runtime: the application cannot be uninstalled and the web installer will offer to deploy “Bing Bar” to your computer, an option you can easily skip. It is also recommended to turn on a “system restore” point before installing.
Users of DirectX Runtime will appreciate the new features of this group of technologies, such as security and performance updates and the advanced options which can be accessed by your applications when you have DirectX installed to your computer.
DirectX Runtime is up to date with today’s technology. Not only will it improve your multimedia experience, it will also adapt to the power of today’s multi-core processors and adjust to the Windows version you are using.
DirectX Runtime 9, 10 and 11 are the tools you need if you handle multimedia tasks such as game programming and video. These applications help you get the most out of your multimedia contents, both in matter of sound and image.
- DirectX web installer is bundled with "Bing Bar". However, you may continue the installation process without installing it.
This technology was designed to be backward compatible with older drivers.