Getting Started

This overview provides a starting point for readers new to Microsoft DirectX Transform.

Microsoft DirectX Transform enables the use of enhanced and animated images on your Web page or Windows application. For an overview on the capabilities and possible applications of Microsoft DirectX Transform, see What is DirectX Transform?.

You might want to start learning about Microsoft DirectX Transform by using the DXETool application, so you can see what transforms do. The following two tutorials discuss the use of this application for transform users and writers.

If you plan to write your own Microsoft DirectX Transform effects, or if you are curious about the implementation of transforms, see How Transforms Work.