This week LunarG released an update to Vulkan SDKs for Windows, Linux, and macOS based on the header. Today we announced a new release that fixes a critical loader bug found in the release. Read on for an overview of new additions to the release and links to the release notes and the SDKs.

Released 11/27/2018

If you’ve installed, you must update to the version.

This SDK fixes a critical loader bug found in the version of the SDK.

Overview of additions to (and

  1. vkconfig, a new Vulkan configuration tool — a graphical application that provides an easy interface for specifying and configuring layers
  2. Native Linux packages for Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04. For instructions on how to access and install these packages, navigate to the SDK page on LunarXchange and select the “Ubuntu Packages” tab in the Linux section
  3. New extensions
  4. Bug fixes and improved validation coverage

For more information

Please read the Release Notes for LinuxRelease Notes for Windows, or Release Notes for macOS.

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