Microsoft XNA Framework Redistributable 1.0 Refresh

The XNA Framework Redistributable download provides game developers with the XNA Framework runtime libraries which they can include with their product for redistribution on Windows XP and Windows Vista.
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      The XNA Framework Redistributable provides the necessary runtime components to execute a game on Windows that was developed using Microsoft XNA Game Studio Express 1.0 Refresh. This release is an update of the 1.0 version which contains improved functionality along with new features. Installation of this runtime is not necessary on systems that already have Microsoft XNA Game Studio Express 1.0 Refresh installed.

      The End User License Agreement (EULA) for Microsoft XNA Game Studio Express 1.0 Refresh covers the terms under which developers may use the Redistributable. For full details, please review the Microsoft XNA Game Studio Express 1.0 Refresh EULA.

      The runtime components in the XNA Framework Redistributable require .NET Framework 2.0 and the latest version of the DirectX 9 runtime. These additional requirements are available at the links below.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

      Supported on Microsoft Windows XP SP2 (all editions) and Windows Vista.

      A graphics card that supports DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 1.1 is required. (Shader Model 2.0 is recommended and required for some Starter Kits.)
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