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Is it possible to make animations in UE4?

Hi, some time ago I have seen a Development stream on youtube which highlighted a new feature (in 4.17), for making some simple character animations in UE4. Is this feature available in 4.17, or was it postponed to a later version?

Product Version: UE 4.17
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asked Sep 01 '17 at 11:11 PM in Using UE4

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UDKAP
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It is, you can keyframe bones and their positions in the animation window and use it to create your own animations.

A new video from Epic was streamed about new animation features, you can watch it here:

In this training, I've linked to a point I remember Alex messing around with changing animations by key frames:

Some other Streams that may be useful:

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answered Sep 02 '17 at 03:18 AM

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avatar image UDKAP Sep 08 '17 at 01:12 PM

Hi, I have played a bid with the tool shown in the video you suggested (second link). It seemed a bid too crude. I have since found the video I was talking about: https://youtu.be/r40PJ6r_P4c?t=4m21s

However, I can't find the tools from the video in the engine.

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That looks like the ARTv1 plugin.

avatar image UDKAP Sep 08 '17 at 07:31 PM

It might share some code with the ARTv1 plugin, but it is all in the engine. As far as I know, the ARTv1 plugin is for Maya.

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