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DirectX 8
on Mac & Linux

DirectX is an API for games to use features such as hardware acceleration. DirectX has the following modules: DirectDraw, Direct3D, DirectPlay, DirectInput, and DirectMusic.

Mac Rating

Runs Well
Last Tested: 15.0.0 (1)

Linux Rating

Runs Well
Last Tested: 15.0.0 (1)

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Screen Shots

DirectX diagnotics tool showing information about the installed display driver. Notice that it reports X11.
DirectX diagnostics tool showing version information for the DX dlls.
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