Browsers supported include Chrome, Fire Fox, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer 10 or Microsoft Edge.The Redistributables contain latest code to accomodate new Operating Systems and (supposedly) inputs from Direct X10 Development. with the latest Games, they are considered safe for use.

Officially, Win98/Win98SE is not supported but this may not prevent anyone to experiment (e.g. Be warned though that this is entirely experimental and could lead to erroneous Results...

Win ME and Win2000 support shows in and out of the official System Requirements for some of the latest Updates but Above Direct X 9.0c Operating System requirements are likely not 100% correct, as conflicting information exists from different sources (e.g. If you see a Version correctly installing despite being listed here as officially not supported (or vice versa), The Direct X Versions above are offered for archival and/or reference purposes.

Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0 both shipped with Direct X, as has every version of Windows released since. While the runtimes are proprietary, closed-source software, source code is provided for most of the SDK samples.

Starting with the release of Windows 8 Developer Preview, Direct X SDK has been integrated into Windows SDK.

Originally, the names of these APIs all began with Direct, such as Direct3D, Direct Draw, Direct Music, Direct Play, Direct Sound, and so forth.

The name Direct X was coined as a shorthand term for all of these APIs (the X standing in for the particular API names) and soon became the name of the collection.

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Microsoft Direct X is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.

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