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Datasmith Twinmotion Content for Unreal Engine

Epic Games - Code Plugins - Dec 12, 2022

Twinmotion library assets for importing Datasmith files that were exported from Twinmotion

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    5.1 - 5.3
  • Download Type
    Engine Plugin
    This product contains a code plugin, complete with pre-built binaries and all its source code that integrates with Unreal Engine, which can be installed to an engine version of your choice then enabled on a per-project basis.

The Datasmith Twinmotion Content plugin (June 6th, 2023)


With the release of Twinmotion 2023.1, we have implemented a Datasmith Export function. Datasmith files, and all the necessary referenced assets, can be easily imported into the Unreal Editor with this updated plugin.


Community:

General discussions and questions about this feature will be hosted on the Unreal Engine discussion forums here: https://forums.unrealengine.com/tags/intersection/unreal-engine/datasmith


If you encounter any issues with the import of Datasmith files into the Unreal Editor, please refer to the Unreal Engine forums.


If you experience any bugs while exporting Datasmith files from Twinmotion, please use the Twinmotion Support Community to report a bug by using the [ contact us ] button: https://twinmotionhelp.epicgames.com/


UE-Only Content - Licensed for Use Only with Unreal Engine-based Products

Technical Details

Exporting and importing via Datasmith should be functionally equivalent to using the previous Twinmotion to Unreal Engine workflow.


Installation, Usage:

Please refer to our official documentation for a complete description on how to install and use this plugin.

Additional information is provided on what is expected to work with known limitations.


Currently not supported:

  • Video textures
  • Construction machines
  • Boats
  • Skeletal mesh (animated objects)
  • Particles
  • Paths (bikes and characters)
  • Sounds 
  • HDRI
  • Environment light
  • Location and time of day
  • Weather and weather effects
  • Reflection probes
  • Notes
  • Measure tool
  • Sections


Import Workflow:

The workflow is based on Datasmith. If you are not familiar with how Datasmith works, please consult the documentation here.