Working with Unreal Projects and Templates

Overview of projects in Unreal Engine and instructions for working with them.

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An Unreal Engine 4 Project holds all the contents of your game. It contains a number of folders on your disk, such as Blueprints and Materials. You can name and organize folders inside a Project however you wish.

The Content Browser panel inside the Unreal Editor shows the same directory structure found inside the Project folder on your disk.

The Content Browser pane mirrors the directory structure of the Project folder on your disk. Click the image for full view.

Every project has a .uproject file associated with it. The .uproject file is how you create, open, or save a project. You can create any number of different projects and work on them in parallel.

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