IsPixelShaderVersionSupportedInSoftware Method

RenderCapability.IsPixelShaderVersionSupportedInSoftware Method

Gets a value that indicates whether the specified pixel shader version can be rendered in software on the current system.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public static bool IsPixelShaderVersionSupportedInSoftware(
	short majorVersionRequested,
	short minorVersionRequested


Type: System.Int16
The major version of the pixel shader.
Type: System.Int16
The minor version of the pixel shader.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the pixel shader can be rendered in software on the current system; otherwise, false.

Software rendering is only supported for Pixel Shader 2.0.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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