DirectX Developer Blog

Celebrating 20 Years of DirectX 9

The last 20 years have brought countless hours of play to millions of gamers via the DirectX 9 graphics API, with 2,500+ games still being enjoyed today. For the first time, developers experienced the power of high-level shader language (HLSL) combined with pixel and vertex shaders, paving the way for the future of DirectX Raytracing and high-...

The Windows HDR Calibration app is here

The wait for the Windows HDR Calibration app is over! If you're on Windows 11 and want to calibrate your HDR-capable device, you can now go to the Microsoft Store and download the app. 😊 As we shared in our announcement blog post, the Windows HDR Calibration app will feature three test patterns which will help you calibrate your display ...

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