Microsoft DirectX 9.0

DirectX Caps Viewer

The Microsoft?DirectX?Caps Viewer tool shows information for the following components of DirectX.

The DirectX Caps Viewer screen shot below shows the general Microsoft DirectDraw?capabilities of the primary display adapter. Screen shot of DirectX Caps Viewer

Developers should use this tool to verify the capabilities of their development and test computers, making sure that DirectX applications correctly test for current computer capabilities and react accordingly. It is suggested that applications be designed with fallback strategies if the required features are not available.


Executable: (SDK root)\Bin\DXUtils\DXCapsViewer.exe

User's Guide

Select items in the tree view on the left. Information about the selected item appears in the pane on the right.

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