Microsoft DirectX 9.0

Software Shaders

Software shaders are implemented to allow development of shaders without underlying hardware support. They support the full feature set. Because they are implemented in software, they will not produce the best performance.

Shader VersionDescription
ps_2_swImplements all the features of ps_2_x. See Pixel Shader 2_0 Extended.
ps_3_swImplements all the features of ps_3_0. See Pixel Shader 3_0.
vs_2_swImplements all the features of vs_2_x. See Vertex Shader 2_0 Extended.
vs_3_swImplements all the features of vs_3_0. See Vertex Shader 3_0.

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