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\

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Topic Description
Here is the syntax for calling FXC.exe, the effect-compiler tool. For an example, see Offline Compiling.
Offline Compiling
The effect-compiler tool (fxc.exe) is designed for offline compilation of HLSL shaders.

Tools for DirectX Graphics