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Livelink for Blender

Viga Entertainment - Code Plugins - Apr 13, 2022
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The plug-in lets you stream data from Blender to Unreal in real time. Making it possible to work on you character armature or preview animation from Blender inside Unreal as you make changes.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.27, 5.0
  • 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 Unreal-Blender Live Link plug-in makes it possible to stream data from Blender to Unreal in real time. Saving your production time of manually importing animations you have created inside Blender or the changes you have made on your

character armature.


Features:

1) A simple blueprint setup for hassle-free experience.

2) Supports both static and skeletal mesh.

3) Multiple subjects can be registered at a time. That is you can add multiple armatures and can switch control between them.

4) You can either stream single character animation at a time or control bone of a particular armature.

5) Or you can stream multiple character animation or control multiple armature simultaneously.

Technical Details

Instructions:

1) Create your character blueprint and add your skeletal mesh.

2) Create your character animation blueprint->right click enter BlenderUnreal Live Link. You will be able to get an animation graph node, feed the subject name.(It should be the name of the armature that you gave inside the Blender).

3) Connect it to the output pose.

4) Go to window->live link->Source( you will see BlenderUnreal Live Link click on it then click ok).Launch the game preview.

5) That is it start the live link from Blender and you will see the live changes from blender to your unreal project.


Code Modules:

  •  Live Link
  • Live Link Interface


Number of Blueprints: 0

Number of C++ Classes: 8

Supported Development Platforms: Windows

Supported Target Build Platforms: Windows

Instruction Document: https://vigaet-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/p/shreyas/Eab3ieXYF_JDvMs_51-H3osByFEwrzTcrqj8wMJMO95DOA

Blender Addon link: https://www.moviecolab.com/post/blender-to-unreal-live-link-plugin

Note: Live Link plugin should be enabled.