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DxWnd is described as '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' and is an app in the gaming software category. There are six alternatives to DxWnd for Windows. The best alternative is WinExplorer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DxWnd are D3DWindower, 3D Analyze, 3D Ripper DX and DirectX OpenGL Wrapper.

This page was last updated Jun 30, 2022
DxWnd
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Windows hooker - intercepts system calls to make fullscreen programs running in a window, to support a better...

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  1. WinExplorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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. D3DWindower

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Forced window mode for D3D/DirectDraw applications.

    Discontinued

    Untouched since sept 2004, according to the files in the archive.

    No screenshots yet


  3. 3D Analyze

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    With the help of 3DA you can change different graphic options under DirectX 8 and OpenGL. 3DA changes different CAP-bits for example, if a game requires HW T&L 3DA emulates these bits and the games runs on graphic boards which don't have HW T&L capabilities.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.36b, released in December 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  4. 3D Ripper DX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    With 3D Ripper DX you can:.

  5. DirectX OpenGL Wrapper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    No screenshots yet


  6. zeckensack's Glide Wrapper

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    Discontinued

    No longer updated since June 2005

    No screenshots yet
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