DirectX Version Checker

DirectX Version Checker 1.0

It is a small program to check the DirectX version in your Windows system

DirectX Version Checker is a simple, neat, and small application created with a single purpose: to help you quickly find out data about the DirectX version installed on your system. It will display not only the DirectX version, but also some additional data, including the DirectShow Filters, the DirectInput Devices, the DirectX Debug Levels, and the installed video and audio compressors.

DirectX Version Checker is very small, neat, and lightweight. It’s an extremely simple application that anyone can use. Its straightforward interface can be used even by beginners.

Simplicity and ease-of-use are not its only advantages. It is also accurate regarding the data it retrieves and displays. Anyway, to retrieve data about the installed DirectX version on newer Windows systems (Windows 7 and Windows 8), you could just type “dxdiag” in the “Run” dialog box and the DirectX interface would open. The fact that this tiny application is both precise and easy-to-use still makes it a decent alternative to this aforementioned method, even on newer system. Plus, it displays the DirectX data in a tidier, better organized manner. It’s also free, so using it won’t cost you a thing.

Margie Smeer
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Review summary


  • Free
  • Small, neat, and lightweight
  • Provides the retrieved info in a neat, tidied up manner


  • Almost the same data that it provides can be retrieved using the "dxdiag" command
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