Redistributables, Dependencies, Runtimes

Redistributables are packages that include necessary software components and libraries, such as DLL files, required for running applications. These packages ensure that any program developed with a particular framework can operate smoothly on your system by providing all the essential runtime components.


DirectX

The Microsoft DirectX® End-User Runtime installs a number of runtime libraries from the legacy DirectX SDK for some games that use D3DX9, D3DX10, D3DX11, XAudio 2.7, XInput 1.3, XACT, and/or Managed DirectX 1.1.

Intel C++ and Fortran

The redistributable packages are for the end users who use applications built with Intel Compilers.

HARMAN : Adobe AIR Runtimes

These runtimes are for users who need to run an existing AIR application on a desktop computer.

Microsoft Access Runtime

The Microsoft 365 Access Runtime enables you to distribute Access 365 applications to users who don't have Microsoft Office installed on their computers or a version of Microsoft Office that doesn’t include Access.

Microsoft Azure DevOps Office Integration

The Microsoft Azure DevOps Office Integration is a free solution for non-developers to interact with Azure DevOps.

Microsoft .NET Framework

Do you want to run apps? These runtimes includes everything you need to run existing apps/programs built with .NET Framework.

Microsoft .NET Installer & Binaries

.NET is a free, cross-platform, open-source developer platform for building many different types of applications. The .NET Desktop Runtime enables you to run existing Windows desktop applications.

Microsoft Report Viewer Runtimes

The Microsoft Report Viewer control enables applications that run on the .NET Framework to display reports designed using Microsoft reporting technology.

Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables

The Visual C++ Redistributable installs Microsoft C and C++ (MSVC) runtime libraries. These libraries are required by many applications built by using Microsoft C and C++ tools.

Microsoft Visual J# Redistributables

Redistributable Package version 2.0 includes everything you need to run your Visual J# applications on a computer that already has the Microsoft .NET Framework v2.0 installed.

Windows Installer Redistributables

Windows Installer 4.5 and earlier is available as a redistributable software update package.

Microsoft Windows OS

Microsoft XNA Framework Redistributable

The XNA Framework Redistributable provides the necessary runtime components to execute a game on Windows that was developed using Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0.

OpenAL

OpenAL is a cross-platform 3D audio API appropriate for use with gaming applications and many other types of audio applications.

OpenGL

In all three major desktop platforms (Linux, macOS, and Windows), OpenGL more or less comes with the system. However, you will need to ensure that you have downloaded and installed a recent driver for your graphics hardware.

Quicktime Redistributables

Vulkan Runtimes

Most users do NOT need to install the runtime installer or binary zip. The preferred method for obtaining the runtime installer is from your driver package update.


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