DirectX End-User Runtimes (February 2010)

This download provides the DirectX end-user redistributable that developers can include with their product.
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      This download provides the DirectX end-user multi-languaged redistributable that developers can include with their product. The redistributable license agreement covers the terms under which developers may use the Redistributable. For full details please review the DirectX SDK EULA.txt and DirectX Redist.txt files located in the license directory.

      This package is localized into Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish, and English.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows XP Service Pack 3

      1. Click the Download button on this page to start the download, or select a different language from the Change language drop-down list and click Go.
      2. Do one of the following:
        • To start the installation immediately, click Run.
        • To save the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.
        • To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

      • The DirectX redist installation includes all the latest and previous released DirectX runtime. This includes D3DX, XInput, and Managed DirectX components.
      • The DirectX runtime cannot be uninstalled. We recommend Windows Me and Windows XP users create a "System Restore" point before installing. For information on creating a restore point, please refer to the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:

      • Windows XP: Microsoft Knowledge Base article 310405.
      • This update is recommended for users that do not have internet connection during installation

      • If you would like the websetup version of the runtime package, please click here.
      • Starting with Febraury 2007 SDK release - The redist no longer supports Win9x