This software download for Microsoft Windows operating systems greater than 9x is the DirectX End-User Redistributable Runtime offered by Microsoft. Developers may include this version of DirectX 9.29 with their distribution according to the terms of the EULA, included with this download.
This version of DirectX 9 includes support for Direct3D, Vertex Shader 3.0, DirectDraw, DirectMusic, DirectPlay and DirectSound. Direct3D 9Ex, Direct3D 10, and Direct3D 11 are only available for Windows Vista and Windows 7 because each of these new versions was built to depend upon the new Windows Display Driver Model that was introduced for Windows Vista.
This DirectX Redist package includes support for multiple languages: Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Russian and so-forth.
DirectX Redist 2010 is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from components without restrictions. DirectX Redist 2010 9.29.1974 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Microsoft.
We have tested DirectX 9 9.29.1974 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]