How to use Image Plate Plugin for Unreal Engine 4

In this quick tip I will show you how to use new Image Plate Plugin for Unreal Engine 4, which allows you to mix any videos with your scenes in UE4.

Follow these steps:

1. Create UE4 project and activate Image Plate Plugin


2. Capture or find a video, which you will use as a background
3. Convert it to images (for example, to PNG format)
4. Import those images to Unreal Engine 4 project (create a folder somewhere in project's Content folder and copy images there, then open UE4 to process images).
5. Create image plate file sequence


6. Set your image directory, file format and framerate


7. Create master sequence


8. Select CineCameraActor and add Image Plate


9. Add Image Plate to the shot


10. Add render texture


11. Select images


12. Adjust track


13. Select CineCameraActor, then ImagePlate in it and adjust its position


14. Adjust Camera Aperture to prevent image to being blurry


15. Capture the video

Ruslan Nazirov

I am 25 years old developer. I have solid experience in programming and used to be a java developer for 4 years. Now I’m working on my own projects and games, based on Unreal Engine 4.

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