Path Tracing Glass Shader

Metatrox - Materials - Dec 24, 2022

A Glass Material Shader built with Path Tracing in mind. Utilizing Unreal's accurate Path Tracer for quality Reflections, Refractions and Translucency. Perfect for creating custom realistic glass.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.27, 5.0 - 5.3
  • 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.
Highlight :

My Glass Shader is built exclusively with Unreal's Path Tracer in mind. A great way to create realistic glass with accurate Reflections, Refractions and Translucency. Built from a single Master Master supporting several glass material options like imperfections, Normals, Bubble effect and more. Great for small close up Objects, Environments, Archvis or Automotive.

(* PT Glass Shader does NOT currently support Substrate)


Showcase :

Overview Video / Features : https://youtu.be/hcy0YXaOf50

Website with Details and Examples : https://www.createunreal.com/pathtracedglass

Help, Assistance and Questions : https://discord.gg/nUBp9xkbxg


* This is not compatible with Lumen or standard Ray Tracing.

Technical Details

Features :
  •  A Single detailed and commented Master Material.
  • Cleanly Labeled Material Instances.
  •  16 x pre-Built Material instances.
  •  6 x Roughness imperfection texture (4K).
  • 6 x Normal Maps (4K).
  • 1 x Sample Level with sample objects with HDRi Environment.

Version Updates :

Version 1.1

  • Added new Color Absorption options for tinting glass.
  • Added new Glacier Ice Material instance.
  • Added two new Crack Normal Map material instances.
  • Minor Fixes.


Details :

(* PT Glass Shader does NOT currently support Substrate)

Number of Unique Materials and Material Instances: 1 Master, 20 Instances

Number of Textures: 6 Imperfections, 9 Normals

Texture Resolutions: 4K

Supported Development Platforms:

Windows: (Yes)

Documentation: https://www.createunreal.com/pathtracedglass

Important/Additional Notes:

  • Sample Level Requires HDRI Plugin to be enabled.
  • This is not compatible with Lumen or standard Ray Tracing. Path tracer only which requires Ray Tracing project support.
  • Included HDRI is provided in the project under the CC0 License from PolyHaven polyhaven.com/license