LunarG released a new Vulkan SDK on September 15, 2017, and it includes nine new Vulkan extensions and updates to the loader, layers, and documents.

This new Vulkan SDK release includes the following updates:

  1. New Vulkan extensions introduced since the 1.0.57.0 SDK
    • VK_EXT_shader_viewport_index_layer
    • VK_EXT_shader_stencil_export
    • VK_AMD_shader_fragment_mask
    • VK_EXT_sample_locations
    • VK_EXT_validation_cache
    • VK_KHR_bind_memory2
    • VK_KHR_maintenance2
    • VK_KHR_sampler_ycbcr_conversion
    • VK_KHR_image_format_list
  2. Updates to loader, layers, and documents to reflect new extensions and changes defined in Vulkan version 1.0.61.0
  3. Scores of bug fixes and validation coverage improvements

Please read the Release Notes on LunarXchange in the Docs section for more details.