Registered Extension Number




Extension and Version Dependencies

  • Requires Vulkan 1.0

Deprecation state

Other Extension Metadata

Last Modified Date


IP Status

No known IP claims.

Interactions and External Dependencies
  • Daniel Rakos, AMD

  • Dominik Witczak, AMD

  • Matthaeus G. Chajdas, AMD

  • Rex Xu, AMD

  • Timothy Lottes, AMD

  • Zhi Cai, AMD

External Dependencies


This extension adds support for using 16-bit integer variables in shaders.

Deprecation by VK_KHR_shader_float16_int8

Functionality in this extension was included in VK_KHR_shader_float16_int8 extension, when VkPhysicalDeviceFeatures::shaderInt16 and VkPhysicalDeviceShaderFloat16Int8FeaturesKHR::shaderFloat16 are enabled.

Version History

  • Revision 2, 2019-04-11 (Tobias Hector)

    • Marked as deprecated

  • Revision 1, 2017-06-18 (Dominik Witczak)

    • First version

See Also

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Document Notes

For more information, see the Vulkan Specification

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