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New SDK released for Vulkan 1.1
« on: March 07, 2018, 06:00:06 PM »
New SDK released for Vulkan 1.1! ####Released 3/7/2018####
This Linux/Windows SDK supports Vulkan API revision 1.1.70. The prior Linux/Windows LunarG SDK release supported Vulkan API revision 1.0.68.
Please note --- this new SDK supports Vulkan 1.1.70, and is backward-compatible with Vulkan 1.0.70.
Please refer to the detailed release notes for driver and CMake requirements.
###Overview of new features in SDK 1.1.70###
 
  • Support for Vulkan Version 1.1.x, the first major Vulkan update
  • The VulkanInfo utility now features a json backend, for use with the device simulation layer
  • New extensions for Vulkan 1.1.70:
    • VK_KHR_maintenance3
    • VK_EXT_vertex_attribute_divisor
  • Many bug fixes, validation coverage and accuracy improvements, and many feature additions
###Extensions now promoted from experimental or vendor extensions to Khronos extensions###
 
  • VK_KHR_multiview  (formerly VK_KHX_multiview)
  • VK_KHR_device_group  (formerly VK_KHX_device_group)
  • VK_KHR_device_group_creation  (formerly VK_KHX_device_group_creation)
  • VK_KHR_external_memory_capabilities (formerly   VK_NV_external_memory_capabilities)
  • VK_KHR_external_memory  (formerly VK_NV_external_memory)
###Vulkan 1.0 extensions now promoted to core ###
 
  • VK_KHR_multiview
  • VK_KHR_device_group
  • VK_KHR_device_group_creation
  • VK_KHR_bind_memory_2
  • VK_KHR_descriptor_update_template
  • VK_KHR_sampler_ycbcr_conversion
  • VK_KHR_get_memory_requirements_2
  • VK_KHR_maintenance3
  • VK_KHR_external_memory_capabilities
  • VK_KHR_external_fence_capabilities
  • VK_KHR_external_semaphore_capabilities
  • VK_KHR_get_physical_device_properties_2
  • VK_KHR_maintenance1
  • VK_KHR_external_memory
  • VK_KHR_external_semaphore
  • VK_KHR_16bit_storage
  • VK_KHR_external_fence
  • VK_KHR_maintenance2
  • VK_KHR_variable_pointers
  • VK_KHR_dedicated_allocation
###Additional extension considerations###
 
  • All KHX extensions have been promoted to KHR extensions
  • The KHX versions of these extensions are no longer supported
###More information###
Please read the Release Notes for Linux or Release Notes for Windows on LunarXchange in the Docs section for more details.
Download the SDK here.
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