Tools for DirectX Graphics

This section lists tools and utilities provided for DirectX graphics.

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Debugging DirectX apps remotely

You can use Visual Studio and the Windows 8 SDK to debug DirectX apps remotely.

Effect-Compiler Tool

FXC (fxc.exe) is an offline tool for compiling HLSL shaders for all versions of Direct3D. The tool is located at:

(SDK root)\Utilities\Bin\x86\

Direct3D Diagnostics Capture Interface Reference

This section covers APIs for the Direct3D graphics diagnostics capture interface.