Previous Version 4.55.1

Note: This build has reduced support and will eventually be archived.

A few features are temporarily missing from Lens Studio 5.0. If you need access to those features in the meantime, you can download v4.55.1.

Version 5.0.14

Released June 17, 2024

Release Notes

New

If you’re reading this, we 💛  you. We hope you love this version as much as we do! It’s been a pleasure building Lens Studio 5.0 with all of you. Thank you for everything!


The Big Little Things
  • New home page for project management! You can start a project for Snapchat, Camera Kit, or Spectacles with just 1 click.

  • Improved version control-friendly project formats

  • You can now see Tags of the Month within Lens Studio and My Lenses, which provide you inspiration on what to build next.

  • Enhancements to our current Bitmoji capabilities within the Friends API. You can now use any pose from the Bitmoji Sticker Library.

  • Multiple windows support

  • Multiple device simulation

  • History panel

  • Pinnable inspector (and panels in general)

  • Improved prefabs support. Users can now double click on prefabs to view them in the scene hierarchy and editor.

  • Dynamic Asset Preview

  • A new “Add New” button and organization of assets to help you get started more quickly!

  • Project in-place auto-save

  • ML models compression support


Improvements
  • Inspector panel now supports component reordering by drag and drop. This helps provide easier control on ordering of script execution on a single scene object.  

  • VFX comes with several improvements under the hood, including batching which can significantly improve workflow and performance.

  • Support of multiselect for Face Liquify

  • Node and Subgraph improvements in VFX and Material Graph:

  • New: Depth Distance Fade, Get Object Transform, Normalize to AABB, Polar Coordinates, Vertex ID

  • Improved: Discard, new size mode (Normalize to AABB) for all VFX Size subgraphs, greatly improved noise calculations (Random Noise, Code Node system.getRandomFloat/Vec, and Particle Random)


Fixed
  • Application switching no longer freezes Lens Studio

  • Fixed Asset Library Report button

  • Fixed issue when text blend mode does not allow non-black solid colors for transparent mode

  • Fixed issue when compression setting were not saved for LSO,GLTF reimport

  • Texture property for Text component has been fixed

  • Fixed issue with VFX component on hardware with AMD GPU


Known Issues
  • Script Graph is largely not functional. Graphs will not execute in the scene or in published lenses. Most nodes are not addable.

  • Removing AnimationClips from AnimationPlayer via script doesn’t work correctly in Snapchat 12.90-12.91 or Lens Studio 5.0.14

  • BlendShape animation via AnimationPlayer will ignore the weight of AnimationClip in Snapchat 12.90-12.91 and Lens Studio 5.0.14

  • Typescript files exported as custom components, will have compilation issues when imported back into Lens Studio. 

  • See more in the Migration Guide.

System Requirements

Operating System

Windows 10 (64 bit); MacOS 10.15+

Hardware

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

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.

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