Assets management

Tracking assets

You can drop in textures and sounds from any location. However, it is recommended to create an /Assets directory in your project location and store assets here for convenience. All model data is stored directly in Blender.

When deploying, assets are stored alongside the project. Armory only processes assets that are referenced.

Supported formats

Referenced assets should be in the formats below. When building, assets get processed and may end up in different format based on target platform to save space or boost performance. That means the .wav files can still end up as .ogg's.

  • Images - .png, .jpg, .hdr
  • Sounds - .wav
  • Videos - .mp4

Note that if different format is provided, Armory will convert it internally to supported format using Blender.

To process video, specify path to ffmpeg binary (not bundled with SDK) in add-on preferences.

Packed assets

Armory supports assets packed directly in Blender. When building, the assets are unpacked to build folder automatically. This way you can pack your project into single .blend file with no external dependencies.

Texture dimensions

At least 4096x4096 texture sizes can be used on most modern systems.

For HTML5 target, power of 2 textures are required in some cases:

  • Using repeat texture mode. Clip mode can be safely used with non-power of 2 sizes.

In the future Armory will handle this internally.

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