Unity for Windows is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D and 2D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing community. For independent developers and studios, the app’s democratizing ecosystem smashes the time and cost barriers to creating uniquely beautiful games. They are using the app to build a livelihood doing what they love: creating games that hook and delight players on any platform. For beginners, students and hobbyists who want to explore and get started with Unity for PC.
Move efficiently from prototyping to full production with a truly flexible editor and intuitive workflows supported by tons of tutorials and ready-made assets to guide your learning and development.
Work with the latest
Continuous updates allow you to develop with all the latest and most advanced features for high-end visuals, audio, animation, physics — everything you need to make any kind of game.
Build for all audiences
Target more devices more easily — with Unity, you can build once and deploy to the largest range of mobile, VR, desktop, Web, Console, and TV platforms in the industry with a single click.
Features and Highlights
Available on Windows and Mac, it includes a range of artist-friendly tools for designing immersive experiences and game worlds, as well as a strong suite of developer tools for implementing game logic and high-performance gameplay.
2D & 3D
The app supports both 2D and 3D development with features and functionality for your specific needs across genres.
AI pathfinding tools
The app includes a navigation system that allows you to create NPCs that can intelligently move around the game world. The system uses navigation meshes that are created automatically from your Scene geometry, or even dynamic obstacles, to alter the navigation of the characters at runtime.
The built-in UI system allows you to create user interfaces fast and intuitively.
Take advantage of Box2D and NVIDIA PhysX support for highly realistic and high-performance gameplay.
You can extend the Editor with whatever tools you need to match your team’s workflow. Create and add customized extensions or find what you need on the Asset Store, which features thousands of resources, tools, and extensions to speed up your projects.
The Timeline tool gives artists the power to create stunning cinematic content & gameplay sequences.
With Cinemachine’s suite of smart and dynamic cameras, you can control shots just like a movie director from within the Editor.
Color grading and effects
Create the look you want with professional and fully featured Post Processing FX.
Use Timeline, Anima2D, Particles, and tight integration with Maya and other 3rd party tools to animate directly within the program.
Level design and worldbuilding
With ProBuilder, rapidly design, prototype and play-test your levels, then blend textures and colors, sculpt meshes and scatter objects with Polybrush (beta).
Detail and polish your 3D models on-the-fly with the software’s seamless integration of digital content-creation (DCC) tools like Maya.
Get instant feedback with the Progressive Lightmapper, polish and hone your scene with Post Processing, and optimize your scene with Mixed Lighting Modes for the best result per target platform.
Real-time rendering engine
Produce amazing visual fidelity with Real-Time Global Illumination and Physically Based Rendering.
Native Graphics APIs
The program supports multi-platforms but still stays close to the low-level graphics API of each platform, allowing you to take advantage of the latest GPU and hardware improvements, like Vulkan, iOS Metal, DirectX12, nVidia VRWorks or AMD LiquidVR.
More platform support
25+ platforms across mobile, desktop, console, TV, VR, AR, and the Web. With Unity, you can reach the widest audience and feel confident that your IP is future-proof, no matter how the industry evolves or where your imagination takes you.
Work faster together
Save, share, and sync your projects and use simple version control and cloud storage, all seamlessly integrated with this app.
Real-time insights with live-ops analytics
The app Analytics gives you fast, easy access to important information that helps you improve your in-game economy and the player experience. Complete set of live-operation features (game & player analytics, heatmaps, performance monitoring) to monitor player activity.
Discover app errors
The tool Performance Reporting addresses issues in real-time. Find and address the high priority issues that your customers are experiencing. Collect and react to application errors, in real-time, across devices and platforms.
The simplest way to increase revenue
Revenue-generation solutions: Ads & IAP. A complete set of live-operation analytics features for monitoring player activity. Continuous improvements: Optimize the performance of your live games in real-time, without redeployment, and increase user Lifetime Value (LTV) with the power of analytics data.
Note: Unity Personal is free, but it can only be used if your revenue is below $100,000 or you have raised less than this amount in funds. Users who do not meet this requirement need to purchase a Pro or Plus subscription, which also offers advanced support features.
Also Available: Download Unity for Mac