DirectX August 2009 End-User-Runtimes available

Gaming, News


Microsoft’s DirectX team has just released its DirectX End-User-Runtimes for August 2009. Their latest update includes the first official release of the DirectX developer resources for Direct3D 11, DXGI 1.1, Direct2D, and DirectWrite.

This now means that developers are now able to publish and distribute Direct3D 11 applications and games that can use all of the hardware and software features availble in DirectX 11 which is available on Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Also added in the new update is the new Effects runtime for Direct3D 11 which is available along side the D3DCSX library, this allows and enables DirectCompute for advanced processing on the GPU. 

The download link is available here. If you’re a software developer, you can find the new DirectX SDK available for download here