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Resolve MSAA Depth Buffer in Vulkan

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is there a way to resolve MSAA depth buffer to a non-MSAA one?

Here ( it says that:



  • If dstImage was created with tiling equal to VK_IMAGE_TILING_LINEAR, dstImage must have been created with a format that supports being a color attachment, as specified by the VK_FORMAT_FEATURE_COLOR_ATTACHMENT_BIT flag in VkFormatProperties::linearTilingFeatures returned by vkGetPhysicalDeviceFormatProperties

  • If dstImage was created with tiling equal to VK_IMAGE_TILING_OPTIMAL, dstImage must have been created with a format that supports being a color attachment, as specified by the VK_FORMAT_FEATURE_COLOR_ATTACHMENT_BIT flag in VkFormatProperties::optimalTilingFeatures returned by vkGetPhysicalDeviceFormatProperties


Whereas in OpenGL (




The bitwise OR of the flags indicating which buffers are to be copied. The allowed flags are GL_COLOR_BUFFER_BIT, GL_DEPTH_BUFFER_BIT and GL_STENCIL_BUFFER_BIT.





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