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Microsoft XNA Framework Redistributable 3.0

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  • Version: 3.0
  • Category: Redistributable Component
  • Language: English

The XNA Framework Redistributable download provides game developers with the XNA Framework run-time libraries they can include with their product for redistribution on Windows XP and Windows Vista.

  • The XNA Framework Redistributable provides the necessary runtime components to execute a game on Windows that was developed using Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.0. This release contains improved functionality along with new features. Installation of this runtime is not necessary on systems that already have Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.0 installed.

    The End User License Agreement (EULA) for Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.0 covers the terms under which developers may use the Redistributable. For full details, please review the Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.0 EULA.


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SHA1: 80bd02971c7112de899ddc570644cbab628e66c8
6.86 MB

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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 3

  • A graphics card that supports DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 1.1 is required.
    Shader Model 2.0 is recommended and required for some Starter Kits.
    .NET Framework 2.0 or higher is required.

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