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A few days ago, we reported that Microsoft had apparently decided to keep all of the features in its new DirectX 11.1 3D graphics API as an exclusive for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012. A Microsoft employee said in an official company forum that Microsoft had no plans to add DirectX 11.1 for Windows 7, and would let users of that OS stick with the older DirectX 11.

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Now it looks like Microsoft has had a change of heart, at least in part. In a post on the Games for Windows and the DirectX SDK blog today, the company reveal that it quietly released a way for Windows 7 to get some of the features of DirectX 11.1 as part of Tuesday's preview version of Internet Explorer 10.

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The blog states that the update adds these particular DirectX 11.1 features to Windows 7, along with Windows Server 2008 R2:

ID3D11Device1, ID2D1Factory1, IDWriteFactory1, IDXGIFactory2, IWICImagingFactory2, ID3DUserDefinedAnnotation and related APIs are available
Improved Direct3D 11 device interoperability via ID3DDeviceContextState, including the improved interop with Direct2D/DirectWrite
D3D11_FEATURE_DATA_D3D9_OPTIONS feature detection
In addition to the new Windows 8 WIC features, this update also fixes decoding of 96bpp floating-point TIFF images.

The blog points out that these new features are limited to the WDDM 1.1 drivers on Windows 7. Also, quite a few DirectX 11.1 features will continue to be exclusive to Windows 8, including:

Feature Level 11.1 hardware
All D3D11_FEATURE_DATA_D3D11_OPTIONS features for Feature Level 10.x/11.0 devices
16bpp format support (DXGI_FORMAT_B5G6R5_UNORM, DXGI_FORMAT_B5G5R5A1_UNORM, DXGI_FORMAT_B4G4R4A4_UNORM)
Tile-based Deferred Renderer optimizations (D3D11_FEATURE_DATA_ARCHITECTURE_INFO)
HLSL minimum precision shader optimizations (D3D11_FEATURE_SHADER_MIN_PRECISION_SUPPORT)
DXGI 1.2 features for Stereo, Occlusion status notifications, Desktop Duplication, and NT Handle shared resources
Windows Store app ICoreWindow features of DXGI 1.2
WARP support for Feature Levels 11.0 and 11.1
Direct3D hardware support in Session 0
The DirectComposition API

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Source: Microsoft Games for Windows and the DirectX SDK blog

Microsoft DirectX 11 is a group of technologies that integrate into Windows and adds the capabilities required to run many of the most popular PC gaming titles on Windows.

Whether it's from platforms like Steam or for games that have been purchased on other platforms or in hard copy format, DirectX 11 is necessary to take advantage of the graphics processing technology required to run them.

These newer technologies take some of the load off of the CPU for processing power and pass them on to the graphics card for more realistic-looking graphics rendering. NVIDIA and AMD (or ATI) graphics cards are fully capable of utilizing these options with DirectCompute 11.

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Graphics processing, pixel shader, multi-threading

This iteration of DirectX includes graphics in full color, video support, rich audio streaming and the ability to run 3D graphics with the proper polygons and pixel shaders. It also comes with full installation for Direct3D 11 as well as the technologies included in other versions of the package that have grown up with the various versions of Windows over the past decade including DirectX 9 and DirectX 10.

Core new features: hardware-based tessellation, multi-threading support, and DirectCompute.

The DirectX Runtime that this package installs updates Direct3D, DirectInput and DirectSound; all components of the DirectX 11 series of updates.

Direct3D 11 is able to take advantage of all of the latest features in current generation PCs and the API is much faster than previous versions.

Virtually all graphics cards by NVIDIA and AMD support the features Microsoft includes here straight out of the box.

There may be issues with older video cards and especially those running on older versions of Windows such as Windows XP and Windows Vista. This can often lead to error messages such as Your graphics card does not support DirectX 11 features. A new video card is generally required to solve this issue.

Issues with Windows 10 systems

Windows 10 is fully compliant with DirectX 11 and all versions of Windows 8 and Windows 10 come pre-installed with DirectX 11. With that said, if there's an issue being experienced with graphics display on your PC, then this DirectX Runtime can be installed to solve that issue.

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All in all, DirectX 11 is a huge step forward in video graphics processing and enables all of the most advanced features available in games for previous generations of Windows with the newest version, DirectX 12, taking the torch and improving on that even more.

DirectX 11 11 on 32-bit and 64-bit PCs

This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system on a laptop or desktop PC from components without restrictions. DirectX 11 Update 11 is available to all software users as a free download for Windows.

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