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Vulkan SDK released
« on: June 06, 2020, 11:34:54 AM »
This SDK supports Vulkan API revision 1.2.141.

Overview of new features in SDK 1.2.141
  • Versions of the Vulkan Specification have been generated that results in VUIDs being visible within the specification text. Errors from the Validation Layers included with this SDK will provide links to the appropriate VUID section within this VUID annotated specification. This improves usability of deciphering a validation error. The specifications are included with the SDK documentation online at
  • The DirectX Shader Compiler (DXC) executable has been included with this SDK. See the DXC documentation for more details.
  • The new Capture/Replay tool, GFXReconstruct, has been added to this SDK. See the GFXReconstruct documentation for more details.
  • Support for the following new extensions
    • VK_EXT_private_data
    • VK_EXT_custom_border_color
    • VK_EXT_robustness2
    • VK_QCOM_render_pass_shader_resolve
    • VK_QCOM_render_pass_store_ops
  • Bug fixes (see the SDK Components section below)
  • Improved validation coverage. VUID validation coverage documentation (validation_error_database.csv and validation_error_database.html) has been updated to represent the validation layer VUID coverage status.