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Vulkan Officially Released - No Mac Support


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#21 jeannot

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Posted 06 October 2017 - 03:32 PM

View PostSteve Ballmer, on 05 October 2017 - 01:52 AM, said:

No mac support .... and you are surprised?
Does the Mac need Vulkan? It's not as if it was widely used. Games will still be coded with directX or console API. Vulkan will be as irrelevant as OpenGL for games.
So Apple is better off using Metal, an API they can control and which does the job.
Metal has more than 148 000 apps using it directly (mostly games I suppose) and 1.7M using it through higher level framework. Compared to the few dozens apps using Vulkan.

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Posted 10 October 2017 - 05:45 PM

View PostSteve Ballmer, on 05 October 2017 - 01:52 AM, said:

No mac support .... and you are surprised?

Nope not at all but fortunately it isn't any loss.
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:21 AM

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:30 AM

View PostDirtyHarry50, on 10 October 2017 - 05:45 PM, said:

Nope not at all but fortunately it isn't any loss.
Excuses, excuses, excuses.....

View PostSneaky Snake, on 11 October 2017 - 08:21 AM, said:

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I am gracing you with my attention, this place is ultra-boring otherwise!
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