Download DirectX 9 & 11 Offline Installers
DirectX is a collection of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for enhancing multimedia. In the beginning, there were several multimedia APIs released by Microsoft in the name of Direct including Direct 2D, Direct 3D, DirectSound, DirectWrite, DXGI, DirectInput, DirectPlay, DirectMusic and so on. Later on Microsoft released all these APIs collection in just one package called DirectX.
Interestingly, the name Xbox also comes from DirectX as Xbox uses the technologies introduced in DirectX. Although DirectX is installed and included in all versions of Windows including Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10. The default version of DirectX is different in every version of Windows. Here’s the Windows version and its default DirectX installed version:
Download DirectX 9 (June 2010 redistributable) [95.6 MB]
Downlaod DirectX 11 for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 7 [572 MB]