Support us on Patreon to keep GamingOnLinux alive. This ensures all of our main content remains free for everyone. Just good, fresh content! Alternatively, you can donate through PayPal. You can also buy games using our partner links for GOG and Humble Store.
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. See more here.

vkd3d version 1.3 released from the Wine team

By - | Views: 9,513

Not to be confused with VKD3D-Proton that the Valve team work on, the original vkd3d from the Wine team continues to be updated and a new release is out now. For anyone confused, both of them translate Direct3D 12 to Vulkan.

For one thing, Valve is naturally focused only on gaming, which can often come with the drawback of needing the most up to date drivers and not supporting older systems, whereas the Wine team have to support pretty much any software that could run on Windows.

Version 1.3 brings with it initial HLSL compilation support, shader model 5.1 descriptor array support and support for disassembling Direct3D shaders. There's a huge amount more to the release than that, those are just the main feature highlights but the release notes do go into plenty more detail.

Article taken from
About the author -
author picture
I am the owner of GamingOnLinux. After discovering Linux back in the days of Mandrake in 2003, I constantly came back to check on the progress of Linux until Ubuntu appeared on the scene and it helped me to really love it. You can reach me easily by emailing GamingOnLinux directly. Find me on Mastodon.
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.
No comments yet!

While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on:

Reward Tiers: Patreon. Plain Donations: PayPal.

This ensures all of our main content remains totally free for everyone! Patreon supporters can also remove all adverts and sponsors! Supporting us helps bring good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!
The comments on this article are closed.