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    D3DWindower Alternatives

    D3DWindower is described as 'Forced window mode for D3D/DirectDraw applications'. There are four alternatives to D3DWindower for Windows. The best alternative is DxWnd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like D3DWindower are WinExplorer (Free, Open Source), zeckensack's Glide Wrapper (Free) and DirectX OpenGL Wrapper (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 29, 2019
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    Forced window mode for D3D/DirectDraw applications.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Windows hooker - intercepts system calls to make fullscreen programs running in a window, to support a better compatibility, to enhance video modes and to stretch timing. It is tipically very useful to run old windows games.
    1. For every window in the hierarchy, you can view its properties, like handle, class name, caption, size, position and more. You can also modify some properties, like Caption and Visible/Enabled.

    2. It implements and emulates the 3dfx Voodoo cards' native Glide2 and Glide3 APIs on top of OpenGL.


      No longer updated since June 2005

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    3. DirectX OpenGL Wrapper emulates API calls thru OpenGL commands and other platform specific commands in order to run DirectX 8 application running on other platform than Windows.
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