Windows 10 April 2018 Update SDK

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update (a.k.a. Version 1803) is now available along with the Windows 10 SDK (10.0.17134). The new SDK can be installed via VS 2017 (15.7 update) or as a standalone installer. This release includes some updates to DirectX 12, DirectWrite, and DXGI. See What’s New in Windows 10 for developers, build…

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (a.k.a. Version 1710) will be released October 17 is now available. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK (10.0.16299) is now available and can be installed via VS 2017 (15.4) or as a standalone installer. This includes DirectXMath 3.11, updated DirectX 12, and updated Direct2D/DirectWrite. See What’s New in…

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Windows 10 Creators Update SDK

The Windows 10 Creators Update (a.k.a. Version 1703) is now available along with a new Windows 10 SDK release. The Windows 10 Creators Update SDK (10.0.15063) can be installed via VS 2017 (15.1) or as a standalone installer. This includes DirectXMath 3.10 and updated versions of Direct3D 12, DXGI 1.6, Direct3D 11.4 Direct2D, and DirectWrite….

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK

Windows 10 Anniversary Update (a.k.a. Version 1607) is now available along with a new Windows 10 SDK release. The Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK (10.0.14393) can be installed via an optional install with VS 2015 Update 3 or as a standalone installer. This includes DirectXMath 3.09 and updated versions of Direct3D 12, Direct3D 11.4, DXGI 1.5, Direct2D/DirectWrite 1.3. Note…

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Windows 10 SDK (November 2015)

The Windows 10 SDK (10.0.10586) for the November 2015 update of Windows 10 (a.k.a. Version 1511) is now available. It can be installed via an optional install with VS 2015 Update 1 or as a standalone installer. This includes DirectXMath 3.08, Direct3D 11.4, Direct3D 12.0, DXGI 1.5, updates to Direct2D/DirectWrite 1.3, and XAudio 2.9. See…

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Windows 10 SDK RTM

Last week saw the release of the final version of VS 2015, and yesterday was the release of the Windows 10 SDK (10.0.10240). The Windows 10 SDK is installed via VS 2015 Custom install options or as a standalone installer. This includes DirectXMath 3.07, Direct3D 11.3, Direct3D 12.0, DXGI 1.4, Direct2D/DirectWrite 1.3, and XAudio 2.9….

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Visual Studio 2013 Update 5

An update for Visual Studio 2013 is available for download as announced today on the Visual Studio blog. Official KB article 3021976. Compiler and CRT The VS 2013 Update 5 includes a new version of the C++ compiler (18.00.40629.0). There’s no new C/C++ Runtime–it still uses CRT version 12.0.21005.1 from VS 2013 RTM–, but there are updated…

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Visual Studio Tools for Windows 10 Preview

A preview of Visual Studio 2015 toolset with the Windows 10 SDK is now available through the Windows Insiders program. See the Building Apps for Windows blog, Visual Studio Team blog, and Somasegar’s blog for additional information. DirectX 12: This preview includes the headers and libraries needed to build DirectX 12 (as well as Direct3D 11.3, DXGI…

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Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

An update to Visual Studio 2013 is now available for download. For more details see Visual Studio Team Blog, Brian Harry’s blog, and Somasegar’s blog. Official KB article 2933779. There’s also a list of bugs fixed for this release. Compiler and CRT VS 2013 Update 3 includes a new version of the C++ compiler (18.00.30723.0). There’s…

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DirectXMath 3.06

DirectXMath version 3.06 is included in the release of VS 2013. You can use this with VS 2012 or VS 2010 as well via the standalone Windows 8.1 SDK. The high-level What’s New is covered on MSDN, but here is a more technical summary of the changes between DirectXMath 3.03 in the VS 2012 / Windows 8.0…

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