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This article describes one of the components of the Platform Update for Windows Vista.
Windows Graphics, Imaging, and XPS Library
The Windows Graphics, Imaging, and XPS Library contains the latest advancements in modern graphics technologies for gaming, multimedia, imaging and printing applications. It includes updates to DirectX to support hardware acceleration for 2D, 3D and text-based scenarios; DirectCompute for hardware accelerated parallel computing scenarios; and XPS Library for document printing scenarios.
For more information about these technologies, please visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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