DirectX Redistributable is a part of a group of technologies from Microsoft that is useful for running and displaying applications that are rich in full-color graphics, 3D animation, video and rich audio. It is the installation package for DirectX and its tools such as Direct3D, Direct Graphics, DirectSound, DirectMusic, DirectInput, DirectPlay, DirectShow and DirectSetup. It is available in Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish, and English. It supports Windows 2000; Windows 2000 Advanced Server; Windows 2000 Professional Edition; Windows 2000 Server; Windows 2000 Service Pack 2; Windows 2000 Service Pack 3; Windows 2000 Service Pack 4; Windows 98; Windows 98 Second Edition; Windows ME; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP; Windows XP Home Edition ; Windows XP Media Center Edition; Windows XP Professional Edition and Windows XP Service Pack 1.
If you are always working with materials that are rich in multimedia elements, you should definitely download DirectX Redistributable.