Rendering and Graphics

Rendering subsystem including lighting and shadowing, materials and textures, particles and effects, and post processing.

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The rendering system in Unreal Engine 4 is an all-new, DirectX 11 pipeline that includes deferred shading, global illumination, lit translucency, and post processing as well as GPU particle simulation utilizing vector fields.

Performance & Debugging

Graphics Programming

Welcome to the new Unreal Engine 4 Documentation site!

We're working on lots of new features including a feedback system so you can tell us how we are doing. It's not quite ready for use in the wild yet, so head over to the Documentation Feedback forum to tell us about this page or call out any issues you are encountering in the meantime.

We'll be sure to let you know when the new system is up and running.

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