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Animation in Unity
Animation in Unity

Unity’s Animation features include retargetable animations, full control of animation weights at runtime, event calling from within the animation playback, sophisticated state machineThe set of states in an Animator Controller that a character or animated GameObject can be in, along with a set of transitions between those states and a variable to remember the current state. The states available will depend on the type of gameplay, but typical states include things like idling, walking, running and jumping. More info
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hierarchies and transitions, blend shapes for facial animations, and much more.

Read this section to find out how to import and work with imported animation, and how to animate objects, colours, and any other parameters within Unity itself.

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See the Knowledge Base Animation section for tips, tricks and troubleshooting.