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Unity for 360 Video

Use the leading platform for 360 video to create exciting new forms of immersive content. Unity offers a simple real-time workflow that makes it easy for you to add CG objects, ambisonic audio, visual effects, and more, to make any 360 video truly interactive.

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Pioneers in storytelling are already creating award-winning 360 videos

Create immersive experiences

  • Build interactive props, storylines, or goals
  • Simulate locomotion through sequenced and cued videos
  • Branch narratives with triggered events and alternate endings
  • Layer in UI, such as menus, text, buttons, overlays, and widgets
  • Create a lobby that establishes the context for viewers before the experience

Enjoy an efficient Real-time workflow

  • Add or edit CG and visual effects instantly
  • Adjust playback speed and loop content with one click
  • Collaborate with creators on Unity Connect for 360 video tasks or project help
  • Tap into the Unity community for tips, resources, and customization ideas

Reach the widest audience

  • Maximize your audience across all the latest and greatest VR platforms
  • Update published projects, such as episodic content, without re-submitting
  • Create your own app
  • Get ongoing additions to codec, format, and device support
  • Bring your IP to other mediums, such as AR and mixed reality
Oculus Rift
Google Cardboard Android & iOS
Steam VR PC & Mac
Playstation VR
Gear VR
Windows Mixed Reality

"Unity just might redefine the post production process."

— Jenn Duong, VR Director, Co-Founder at SH//FT

"Every tool I use as a 360/VR filmmaker must offer me the the ability to brainstorm, experiment and create. Unity is that tool."

— Tony Valenzuela, Writer/Director, Founder at BlackBoxTV

Tools and features in Unity for 360 video

  • Video Player
  • UI and CG Objects
  • Timeline
  • Ambisonic audio sources

Video Player

Get the most out of 360 video clips
  • Create scenes instantly with drag-and-drop import of any 360 video clip
  • Loop videos, adjust speed of playback, and more, using Unity’s Video Player component
  • Use our new custom Skybox Panoramic shader

UI and CG Objects

Create a rich user experience
  • Build and edit menus, text, buttons, widgets, and overlays to complement your 360 video experience
  • Add particle effects, animations, and CG objects to liven up your scene
  • Add user interactivity by using animator state-machines, behavioral logic, and more


Focus on storytelling
  • Use the linear sequencing tool to synchronize and blend object animations, events, and sounds
  • Create a trailer instantly by recording and exporting
  • Use the Control Track feature to orchestrate multi-track interfaces

Ambisonic audio sources

Give users a sense of presence
  • Incorporate full-sphere surround sound in your video with ambisonic audio clips and decoder plugins
  • Rotate sound fields based on the user’s orientation for an enhanced experience

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