Camera Kit Compatibility

If you are a Camera Kit developer please review the Lens Studio compatibility table to ensure your Lens will work in your application.

Release Notes


  • Lens Developers building City-Scale AR experiences will now be able to explore the area in an interactive environment in the Preview panel with the new Interactive Camera View.

  • Through our partnership with OpenCV, Snap is providing a training notebook that allows you to train ML Models that support Optical Character Recognition. 

  • Lens Studio now offers the ability to utilize Pixels or Points, known as Device Independent Pixels, when adding a SceneObject to a Camera.  When setting fields like size, padding, offsets or the various fields of the Layout Element, you can use the new device independent point unit instead of centimeters.

  • The Meme Template offers Lens Developers an easy way to create movable screen sticker Lens by simply providing an image.

  • The Quiz Template provides a convenient way to create quiz Lens by simply providing JSON data or directly editing the quiz in the Inspector panel.

  • The Scene Manager Template demonstrates a few ways to use the Scene Manager Custom Component. Scene Manager allows you to break up your Lens into different pieces, reuse parts of Lenses, and improve overall Lens performance.

  • Major stability improvements, see the FIXED to learn more.

  • Support for ML Assets has been added to Remote Assets.

  • Multiple performance improvements to VFX Editor assets, especially for projects that have a lot of VFX in the scene.

  • Display Street Level Supported Area Info.

  • Spotlights now has a Falloff option.

  • PVR default for JPG in Lens Studio + template update

  • True Size support to Eyewear Try-On Template

  • Convert Graph GPU Particles to use instancing

    • The Particles Template has been updated to use the new Instancing GPU Particles


  • Fixed issue when Lens Studio application may crash during undo for parameters on materials/shaders

  • Fixed issue when textures were duplicated on project reopen

  • Fixed issue when Serializated prefab script order does not match unserialized prefab of script

  • Fixed issue when video textures and other resources have been duplicated on project reopen

  • Fixed issue when Lens Studio application can be crashed on project reopen when unsupported entities have been added into project folders accidentally

  •  Fixed issue with getPixels function

  • Fixed Lens Studio application crash with mp4 resource

  • Fixed issue when Lens Studio application creates unused folders as resource

  • Fixed issue when user can not see city map in Map panel

  • Fixed issue when Lens Studio application crashes when printing the destroyed collider component

  • Fixed issue when Lens Studio application crashes with old projects structure during scene objects selection

  • Fixed issue with Project Info menu items

  • Fixed issue when projects created on macOS won't open on Windows OS

System Requirements

Operating System

Windows 10 (64 bit); MacOS 10.15+


Minimum of Intel Core i3 2.5Ghz or AMD FX 4300 2.6Ghz or Apple M1 with 4 GB RAM; Intel HD Graphics 5000 / Nvidia GeForce 760 / AMD Radeon HD 5570 or better; screen resolution of 1280x768 or higher

Please make sure that you have the latest driver for your specific graphics card installed

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