How To Download and Install Directx 12 in Windows 10

In this article, learn how to download and install Directx 12 on Windows 10 PC.

Let me explain first what is DirectX 12?

DirectX 12 is a set of components included in Windows 10 which allows developers to add amazing graphics effects to Microsoft Windows-based PC games. Games that support DirectX 12 can boost your GPU performance. Hence you can enjoy a better gaming experience.

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First of all, you need to check which version of DirectX is installed on your computer via the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.

Press Windows Key + R then type dxdiag in the Run dialog box. Click OK to open DirectX Diagnostic Tool.

In the DirectX Diagnostic Tool window, go to the System tab, you can view your system information, including the DirectX version.

If the version of your DirectX is not DirectX 12, this post will show you how to download and install DirectX 12 on Windows 10.

How To Download and Install Directx 12 in Windows 10

1. Click here to download Direct 12.

2. Select your language and then click the red Download button to save the setup file to your computer.

3. Once the file is downloaded, go to the folder that contains the “dxwebsetup.exe” file and double-click on the file to run the install process.

4. Follow directions from the DirectX installation program or from Microsoft’s website. This step should take less than a minute to complete.

Note: You might be asked to install something else such as the Bing Bar. Just untick whatever you’re not interested in to avoid installing it.

5. After the installation of Directx 12 is complete, restart your computer.

All done.

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