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HoloPlay Plugin for Unreal Documentation

The HoloPlay Plugin for Unreal allows you to see, play, and interact with your digital creations in 3D within Unreal Engine.

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  • Displays 3D Unreal Engine content in the Looking Glass
  • Manages quilts, which is a texture format that helps you integrate lightfield data from other sources


  • Unreal Engine 4.24
  • A computer running Windows 10
  • Most recent version of Visual Studio 2019
  • HoloPlay Service
  • HoloPlay Plugin for Unreal


The HoloPlay Plugin for Unreal comes as these plugins:

  • HoloPlay - manages rendering and editor features
    • HoloPlay Editor - contains custom button functionality and styling
    • HoloPlay Runtime - contains 3D rendering and engine runtime logic
  • HoloPlayPro - enables Looking Glass Pro development
  • JoystickPlugin - receives input from SDL and create keys in UE4
  • LeapUnreal-3.0 - enables Leap Motion development
  • PixelStreaming - an experimental feature for pixel streaming for the Looking Glass
  • SDL - reads input from device

You can find a more detailed description of file structure.

Design Guidelines

Building experiences for the Looking Glass can be challenging because it's such a new medium. To make sure your demos really pop, take a look at our Design Guidelines.

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