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  1. afd53d3 Fix return type for VK_FUCHSIA_compact_image Trim command by David Reveman · 7 weeks ago master
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Vulkan header files and API registry

Repository Content

The contents of this repository are largely obtained from other repositories and are collected, coordinated, and curated here.

If proposing changes to any file originating from a different repository, please propose such changes in that repository, rather than Vulkan-Headers. Files in this repository originate from:

Specification repository (

  • registry/
  • registry/
  • registry/
  • registry/
  • registry/
  • registry/spec_tools/
  • registry/validusage.json
  • registry/vk.xml
  • registry/
  • All files under include/vulkan/ which are not listed explicitly as originating from another repository.

This repository (

  • CMakeLists.txt
  • LICENSE.txt
  • cmake/Copyright_cmake.txt
  • cmake/
  • Non-API headers (report issues against @lenny-lunarg)
    • include/vulkan/vk_icd.h
    • include/vulkan/vk_layer.h
    • include/vulkan/vk_sdk_platform.h

Vulkan C++ Binding Repository (

  • include/vulkan/vulkan.hpp

Version Tagging Scheme

Updates to the Vulkan-Headers repository which correspond to a new Vulkan specification release are tagged using the following format: v<version> (e.g., v1.1.96).

Note: Marked version releases have undergone thorough testing but do not imply the same quality level as SDK tags. SDK tags follow the sdk-<version>.<patch> format (e.g., sdk-

This scheme was adopted following the 1.1.96 Vulkan specification release.