All about Vulkan Run Time Libraries

Introduction Vulkan RunTime libraries are used for computer graphics and is a new generation computer API. Vulkan Runtime libraries are known to give


Vulkan RunTime libraries are used for computer graphics and is a new generation computer API. Vulkan Runtime libraries are known to give high quality gaming experience to its users. Being its user you can manage and  connect all the console devices to the system. Apart from managing and connecting your devices, Vulkan RunTime Libraries focuses on giving hurdle free gaming experience  and also keeps a check on smooth running of graphics in the system. 

Not only this, with Vulkan RunTime Library, usage of GPU/ CPU becomes more balanced and efficient. The work is distributed among various CPU cores.

 In case you are Nvidia drivers users or any other software users similar to it,  then having Vulkan RunTime Libraries installed on your  Windows is quite normal. It does not ask you permission nor it requires the one to get installed to your device. It automatically gets installed and can be useful for the users who are fond of playing games. 

Here’s the list of games that Vulkan RunTime Libraries supports- 

  • Doom
  • Doom3 BFG
  • Doom Eternal
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Mad Max
  • F1 2017
  • Roblox
  • Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter
  • Serious Sam VR: The Second Encounter
  • Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope
  • Dota 2
  • Vainglory

As I said that Vulkan RunTime Libraries get installed automatically, then here are some basic steps to find its presence in your system. 

How To Check The Presence of Vulkan RunTime Libraries?

Step1.  On your keyboard you will find various buttons. So among them press the windows button and then click on the setting or else you can also press Windows + I. Pressing this button will automatically open the settings. 

Step2. Once the Settings open, the window will open up. Now, select Apps from the options.

Step3.  Now, when you click on the “Apps” option, a list of all apps in your system will appear on the screen. Now, in the search bar type ‘Vulkan RumTime libraries’ 


In case the Vulkan RunTime Libraries are present in your system, it will appear on the screen.  Vulkan RunTime Libraries don’t cause any harm to your system, so if you found it installed let it be. 

Vulkan RunTime Libraries have many advantages to offer you. Have a look at them. 

Vulkan RunTime Libraries Advantages

  • Earlier there were two different APIs for computers and mobile phones. But! With the introduction of Vulkan RunTime Libraries there is no need for different APIs. This goes best with both Mobile Phone and computers.
  • As compared to other APIs, Vulkan RunTime Libraries have more balanced usage of CPU/ GPU.
  • It is highly beneficial for the developers and is capable of distributing work efficiently across different GPUs. 
  • It lowers the CPU usage and offers parallel tasking. 

Some people seem to be confused about the need for Vulkan RunTime Libraries.  Whether you need the Vulkan RunTime Libraries or not is totally dependent on you. If you are interested in playing games then obviously you will need it but! In case if you are not so fond of games then there is no use of Vulkan RunTime Libraries to you. 

Being automatically installed does not mean that you can’t delete it. You can delete Vulkan RunTime Libraries anytime you want. Given below are  the steps to delete the Vulkan RunTime Libraries from your system. Just follow these steps. 

Steps to Delete Vulkan RunTime Libraries 

Step 1: First of all, search for the control panel by clicking on the start button. If you don’t wanna go through this process you can use a shortcut too. Just press Windows+X.

Step 2: A control panel will appear on the screen. After that just click on the “uninstall a program” option. 

Step 3: Now, a list of programs will appear on your screen. Choose Vulkan RunTime Libraries from the list and right click on it. After that choose the uninstall/ change option. 

Step 4: Uninstall wizard will be shown on the screen and then click on the “Uninstall” button. 

Vulkan RunTime Libraries will get deleted from your system. But if you are removing Vulkan RunTime Libraries you need to keep one thing in mind that removing it can cause trouble while reinstalling it. In order to reinstall Vulkan RunTime Libraries you need to reinstall the graphics drivers first. 

Final Words

This article was all about Vulkan RunTime Libraries which is a kind of API which is very helpful for the gamers and enhances their graphic experience. Vulkan RunTime Libraries don’t cause any harm to your system and are installed automatically and are easy to uninstall. There are steps mentioned above to delete Vulkan RunTime Libraries from your set up. So! We suggest you read the article to know more about Vulkan RunTime Libraries. 

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