Tools for DirectX Graphics

This section lists tools and utilities provided for DirectX graphics.

In this section

Topic Description
Debugging DirectX apps remotely You can use Visual Studio and the Windows 8 SDK to debug DirectX apps remotely.
Effect-Compiler Tool FXC (fxc.exe) is an offline tool for compiling HLSL shaders for all versions of Direct3D. The tool is located at: (SDK root)\Utilities\Bin\x86\
Direct3D Diagnostics Capture Interface Reference This section covers APIs for the Direct3D graphics diagnostics capture interface.