Performance improvements in WPF in .Net 3.5 / 3.0 SP1

Below is a list of the performance improvements that you can expect to see in WPF in .Net 3.5 and .Net 3.0 SP1: 1. Animations Smoothing Improvements WPF Animation in .Net 3.0 SP1 is much smother. These improvements are more noticeable on Vista and especially in upcoming Vista SP1, which includes additional smoothing in the […]

Below is a list of the performance improvements that you can expect to see in WPF in .Net 3.5 and .Net 3.0 SP1:

1. Animations Smoothing Improvements

  • WPF Animation in .Net 3.0 SP1 is much smother.
  • These improvements are more noticeable on Vista and especially in upcoming Vista SP1, which includes additional smoothing in the Desktop Windowing Manager (DWM).

2. Layered Windows Improvements

Layered Window performance was one of top customer complaints. They are now addressed with a QFE/Hotfix.
These hotfixes are not available for direct download. End users should call Microsoft PSS to obtain them.
Developers and OEMs can contact Microsoft PSS to discuss redistribution rights.
The hotfixes will be included in the next service pack of Microsoft OS’s[...]

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