Francesco Desogus - Jun 13, 2019

Outline Maker gives you access to a highly customizable outline post process Material, which was designed to be super easy to use and extremely lightweight, supporting thousands of outlined objects in the scene at the same time!

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.19 - 4.27
  • Download Type
    Asset Pack
    This product contains an assortment of Unreal Engine assets which can be imported into a pre-existing project of your choice.

Outline Maker gives you an easy to use yet powerful post process Material that allows you to highlight important elements of your scene, or just to give them a particular look. Built for performance and easy to customize!

Preview video

Demo (Windows 64 bit)


Note: in order to use Outline Maker a Mobile setup, the "Mobile HDR" rendering option is required for the project, which may reduce performance.

Changelog version 1.02:

  • Added support for engine versions 4.23
  • Added an "extended" version of the material, which allows up to 16 presets. More info in the documentation.

Changelog version 1.01:

  • Added mobile support!
  • Added support for engine versions 4.19, 4.20, 4.21

Technical Details


  • Flexible Material: each setting can be customized without affecting the others.
  • Designed for performance: the Material was explicitly made to be lightweight. Thousands of actors can have outlines simultaneously with little performance drop.
  • Outline only visible parts, or only hidden parts, or both!
  • Fill only visible parts, or only hidden parts, or both! Mix with outlines for an increased effect.
  • Change colors, glow intensity, outline thickness and fill percentage for each outline/fill.
  • Enable a customizable "pulse" to make the outline/fill more dynamic.
  • 16 presets available, but more can be added.
  • Correct depth computation among outlines belonging to different presets.

Number of Materials: 2

Do Materials derive from a Master Material with instances as variation: Yes

Supported Development Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac

Supported Target Build Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac, Consoles

Exapmple project: Included