DirectX 12 FAQs

Do you want to know about Microsoft DirectX 12? Do you have such type of questions in your mind, like:

  • What is DirectX 12 (actually, non-technical definition)
  • How it helps game graphics and video?
  • Which games are supported?
  • How to download and install on Windows 10 or older versions?
  • How to download offline installer?
  • What are system requirements?

Are you looking for answers of similar questions? Let’s have answers of these questions.

What is DirectX 12?

DirectX 12 is the latest version of DirectX by Microsoft which is released for Windows 10. It is a kind of framework which is used to develop software/games by developers and our computer needs respective version of DirectX installed in order to render/play/run that software or game on our Windows PC.

How Games can benefit from DirectX 12?

The games which are developed using DirectX 12 API will benefit from DX 12. Those games or software which were developed using DirectX 11 or earlier versions (10, 9, etc.) will use their respective version for graphics and audio rendering rather than DirectX12 technology.

Does DirectX version 12 support all games?

It only support the games or software which are designed according to its standard and framework.

Will installing DirectX 12 will improve graphics quality of all games?

It will just improve the quality of those games which are developed on DirectX v. 12 framework (API).

How to install DirectX 12 on Windows 10, 8 and Windows 7?

It is pre-installed in Windows 10 operating system. You can upgrade it using Windows updates.
DirectX for Windows 7 and Windows 8 is not available at the moment, and probably never release in future too.

Can I download DirectX 12 offline installer?

DirectX 12 offline installer is not available. Even there is no web installer as well. The only method to get DirectX 12 on Windows 10 is Windows update.

I really need to download and install DirectX version 12, how it is possible?

There is only one possible way to get DirectX version 12; install Windows 10. That’s it.
All other tips, tricks and hacks are useless and will simply not work because DirectX 12 for Windows 7 and 8x will never install. These are not compatible with each other.

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