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    DirectX SDK - (April 2006)

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    Download the complete DirectX SDK, which contains the DirectX Runtime and all DirectX software required to create DirectX compliant applications in C/C++ and C#.
    • Version:

      DX

      File Name:

      dxsdk_apr2006.exe

      Date Published:

      4/10/2006

      File Size:

      390.2 MB

        This DirectX SDK release contains updates to tools, utilities, samples, Documentation, and runtime debug files for x64 and x86 platforms. This release also include a public pre-release of Microsoft Cross-Platform Audio Creation tool, and Direct3D 10.

        It also continues to include the DirectX Runtime and Redistributable.

        For additional information please see Microsoft DirectX Developer Center along with reviewing the Readme for last-minute updates.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-Bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition (32-Bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition , Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 editions, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Server 2003 x64 editions, Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86), Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86), Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, Windows Small Business Server 2003 , Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows XP Home Edition , Windows XP Home Edition N, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional Edition, Windows XP Professional N, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition , Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

        • Using Managed DirectX ( MDX ) requires both Visual Studio .NET and the .NET framework for development. To run MDX .NET applications, you must install the .NET Framework.
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      • Primary areas of concentration for update have been with the updates to the beta components for Direct3D 10, Managed for 2.0, and XAct. The included developer runtimes and the DirectX Redistributable have also been updated to include the latest updates (DirectX).

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