vkd3d release 1.1

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Fri Oct 5 13:48:29 CDT 2018

The Wine team is proud to announce that release 1.1 of vkd3d, the
Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation library, is now available.

This release contains improvements that are listed in the release notes below.
The main highlights are:

  - Initial support for placed resources.
  - MoltenVK support.
  - Support for geometry shaders.

The source is available from the following location:


The current source can also be pulled directly from the git repository:


Vkd3d is available thanks to the work of multiple people. See the file AUTHORS
for the complete list.


What's new in vkd3d 1.1

*** libvkd3d

- Initial support for memory heaps and placed resources.

- Improved support for resource views.

- ClearUnorderedAccessViewUint() is implemented for textures.

- Blend factor is implemented.

- Performance improvements.

- A new interface is available for enabling additional Vulkan instance

- A new public function is available for mapping VkFormats to DXGI_FORMATs.

- Support for more DXGI formats.

- Various bug fixes.

*** libvkd3d-shader

- Support for geometry shaders.

- Pretty printing is implemented for shader code extracted from DXBC.

- Clip and cull distances are supported.

- Support for more shader instructions:
  - round_ne,
  - sincos,
  - ineg,
  - continue,
  - continuec,
  - gather4_po,
  - gather4_po_c,
  - gather4_c.

- Texel offsets are supported.

- Various shader translation fixes.

*** libvkd3d-utils

- Vulkan WSI extensions are detected at runtime.

*** build

- Demos are not built by default.

- libxcb is now an optional dependency required only for demos.

- MoltenVK is supported.

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