Offers Collection of API to Handle Different Tasks.
Provides Free SDK with Support to Directly Manage Resources.
Not Available for Multiple Platforms.
DirectX is a software that serves as a collection of application programming interfaces (API). It helps to handle several different tasks related to video, multimedia, and especially games. It was first released in the year 1995. Also, this software is developed and distributed by Microsoft. It is used in a lot of video games as well as Xbox console development. The main feature is that it is best for graphics and visualization. Because of this feature, it is also heavily used in CAD/CAM engineering. It offers you a simple development kit (SDK). And, it consists of documentation, headers, and runtime libraries which are specifically used in coding. Plus, this SDK is available for free to download for the users. Moreover, it also provides you with a code of a lot of SDK examples. Other than that, it has also changed the logo once since its first release.
Along with the above features, DirectX is available for Windows Devices only. There is another feature that is specially designed in order to handle and run smoothly rendering of various multimedia formats. Like, it allows you to efficiently render vector graphics, video, 2D, 3D, and audio as well on your personal device. It was first integrated with the Windows95 version. The latest version available is DirectX 12. It comes with a lot of modern and advanced features. So, it can help you in being the most productive. In this version, it will enable you to directly access and manage resources and performs any necessary synchronization.