DirectX 12

DirectX 12 for Windows

Optimize Gaming Experience on Windows 10

DirectX 12 is the latest version of the Microsoft DirectX for Windows 10. Comes included with the OS. You can download DirectX updates through Windows Update. DirectX is a graphics engine. It improves gaming multimedia experience. DX is the best choice for running many games.... view full description

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Optimize Gaming Experience on Windows 10

DirectX 12 is the latest version of the Microsoft DirectX for Windows 10. Comes included with the OS. You can download DirectX updates through Windows Update. DirectX is a graphics engine. It improves gaming multimedia experience. DX is the best choice for running many games.... view full description

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App Specification

License
Free
Version
12
Release Date
July 8, 2019
File Size
0.00 KB
Operating System
Windows
Developer
Microsoft
4.7 Softlay Review

DirectX 12 is the latest version of the Microsoft DirectX for Windows 10. Comes included with the OS. You can download DirectX updates through Windows Update. DirectX is a graphics engine. It improves gaming multimedia experience. DX is the best choice for running many games.

Why DirectX 12?

This tool is used by many games to access multimedia accelerator features built-in to your video and audio hardware more efficiently. The most common versions are DX 9 and DX 11, and they provide compatibility with different games and devices.

The best DirectX version

DirectX 12 is included with the Windows 10 and updates through Windows Update only. There is no stand-alone DirectX 12 download package, setup or web installer. To upgrade DirectX 11 to 12, you will need to upgrade your operating system.

Windows 7 and 8.1 comes included with DirectX 11.0. Version can be updated to 11.1 or 11.2 by installing the service packs. DirectX 9.0c is available for Windows XP by installing the DirectX 9.0c End-User Runtime.

Some applications and games require DirectX 9 even when your computer includes a more recent version of DirectX. To resolve this issue, install DirectX End-User Runtime or reinstalling the program can sometime fix this problem.

What do you need more?

Today is near impossible to use your PC without DirectX 12, especially if you're a gamer who likes to enjoy the latest titles. DirectX 12 is free, easy to install, and even easier to use, so grab it now – if you haven’t already.