Rider Source Code Access

JetBrains s.r.o. - Code Plugins - Apr 27, 2020

Use "Rider for Unreal Engine" as your IDE of choice in Unreal Editor.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.22 - 4.24
  • 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.

Rider for Unreal Engine is an IDE that provides smart C++ and Blueprints support to help you craft the best games. It brings profound knowledge of C++ and Unreal Engine specifics, as well as building navigation, refactorings, and code analysis features for them. On top of that, it is knowledgeable about Blueprints and HLSL, and it understands C# Build and Target files. Last but not least, it is quite fast.


Use this plugin to add an option to select Rider for Unreal Engine as your IDE of choice in Unreal Editor.

Rider for Unreal Engine is not available inside JetBrains Toolbox application. The only way to get Rider for Unreal Engine IDE is through the dedicated form. Regular Rider doesn't have an option to work with Unreal Engine and/or C++ projects.

This plugin is bundled with Unreal Engine starting from version 4.25.

Update 1.1

  • Fixed: show "Refresh Rider project" and "Open Rider" actions in File menu when project file is not available. Instead, show "Generate Project file" action;
  • When trying to open source file, if Project file file is not available, show popup and ask user if they want to generate project files;
  • Show notifications when Rider has opened source files;
  • Fixed: not discovering Rider 4UE when it's installed for current user only.

Technical Details


  • Adds the option to select "Rider for Unreal Engine" as your IDE of choice in Unreal Editor.
  • You can select a specific version of Rider (e.g. Rider xxx.xx.xx) or,
  • Use the latest version of Rider that’s available on your workstation.

Code Modules:

  • RiderSourceCodeAccess [Developer]

Number of Blueprints: 0

Number of C++ Classes: 2

Network Replicated: No

Supported Development Platforms: Win64

Supported Target Build Platforms: Win64

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