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Download and Setup

Install the Unreal Engine Plugin with your project.

Getting Started

Before getting started with plugin its recommended to install Visual Studio, by referring to this guide.

Installing Visual Studio

  • Download Visual Studio from here.
  • Once downloaded make sure that you have the required C++ toolchains as mentioned here for Unreal Engine. If you already have Visual Studio installed, you may open the installer and select 'Modify' to add the above mentioned toolchains.

There are two options to install the plugin:

  • For UE 5.0 - 5.3 install directly from the Marketplace Go to the plugin's Marketplace link and choose your engine version.
  • For UE 4.26 and 4.27 install to engine manually UE4 is not on the Marketplace, so you need to do an Engine Install as described below.

Engine Install

  1. 2.
    Extract the contents of the downloaded Zip file.
  2. 3.
    In a file explorer, navigate to your Unreal Engine installation.
    • Windows default: Program Files/Epic Games/[ENGINE_NUMBER].
    • Mac default: /Users/Shared/Epic Games/[ENGINE_NUMBER].
  3. 4.
    Copy the plugin folder Convai to ENGINE_VERSION/Engine/Plugins folder.

Set up your project

  1. 1.
    Start or restart UE and open your Project.
  2. 2.
    From the top toolbar, go to Edit > Plugins.
  3. 3.
    Find the Convai plugin.
  4. 4.
    Click the checkbox to enable the plugin.
  5. 5.
    Restart Unreal Engine.

Set up the API key

  1. 2.
    Go to Edit > Project Settings.
  2. 3.
    Choose Convai under the Plugins section on the left bar.
  3. 4.
    Paste the API key into the API Key field.