Unity Technologies Unity

Version5.4(as of 8/5/2016)
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
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Main Features

  • Popular video game IDE for a variety of platforms
  • Support for popular 3D graphics formats, such as Maya and 3ds Max
  • Professional tools for creating lighting, special effects, audio, materials, physics, and terrains
  • Assets Store that provides assets, such as sound effects and models, to help you save time

Software Overview

Unity Technologies Unity is a 3D game engine for Windows and Mac OS X. It is used to develop console, mobile, desktop, and web plugin video games.

Unity features an IDE built into the application that offers tools and workflows for creating 2D and 3D content. The IDE enables you to create lifelike animation, with advanced lighting, terrains, materials, and physics creation capabilities. The software comes with a large selection of simple and advanced shaders, you can also create your own. Unity allows you to create dynamic, living scenes with automatic NavMeshes generation. This feature allows you to determine the boundaries of navigable space for your AI characters in your game and are used for path-finding at runtime.

The application supports popular 3D graphics formats, such as Maya, 3ds Max, and Blender, which allows you to import models and animations. Unity Technologies also provides an Asset store for Unity that allows you to add ready-made assets, such as soccer game sound effects or weapons, to your game to help you save time

Unity provides an impressive variety of industry-leading features to help you create video games for mobile devices, consoles, and desktop platforms. Whether you are an independent developer or part of a large studio, Unity Technologies Unity is an excellent choice for developing your video game.

Primary File Type

unity icon.UNITYUnity Scene File

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.UNITYUnity Scene File
.ANIMUnity Animation File
.ASSETUnity Asset
.PHYSICSMATERIAL2DUnity Physics Material 2D File
.PREFABUnity Prefab File
.SHADERUnity Shader Asset
.UNITY3DUnity Web Player Archive
.UNITYPACKAGEUnity Asset Package
.UNITYPROJUnity 3D Project
.UTWUnity Whirld File
.WHIRLDUnity Whirld Package

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.3DS3D Studio Scene
.ANIMMaya Animation File
.BLENDBlender 3D Data File
.JASCheetah3D Model File
.LXOModo 3D Image
.MAMaya ASCII Scene
Updated 8/5/2016