Uefy v2.5 released for Unreal Engine 5

Uefy 2.0 Epic MegaGrants Recipient

The new release of Uefy 2.5 (Pro Edition) addon for Blender makes it trivial to rig all the mannequins provided in Unreal Engine 5.

  • UE4 Mannequin
  • Manny 89 bones
  • Quinn 89 bones
  • Manny 161 bones (Experimental)
  • Quinn 161 bones (Experimental)

Prebuilt metarigs for rigify are provided for all of these mannequin. Just need to move the mesh from the original import to the final rig.

Also rig custom characters made in Blender/Zbrush etc and from character generators such as Daz3d, Reallusion Character Creator and many others.

Uefy Script (Lite Edition)Free old version, limited to UE4 mannequin
Uefy 2.5 (Pro Edition) UE5 compatible, Advanced Functions, Rig Anything!

See product page for details: Uefy v2.5 (Pro Edition)

Using Match Pose feature in Uefy 2.1

Uefy v2.1 adds a new Match Pose feature that can pose the rigged character to be the same as an imported animation.

This is significant because now we can easily copy Key Frames from existing animations. Allowing us to seamlessly blend our custom animations with existing sets like those on the Unreal Marketplace.

Prior to this feature it had to be done manually. By individually moving every single control to it’s correct position in an attempt to match the pose of an existing animation.

There are Limitations

However it is important to understand the limitations of this feature and how it works to use it effectively.

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