AR Kit Unity3D

ARKit for Unity


ARKit Plugin is a Unity project that you can load up into Unity 2017.1 or later. The Unity project contains the plugin sources and some example scenes and components that you may use in your own projects.

The plugin is open sourced and is released under the MIT license.

Get Ready for ARKit 2

SwiftShot: Creating a Game for Augmented Reality in ARKit 2

Xcode 10 Beta

iOS 12 Preview



USDZ is a new AR video file format in iOS 12

Unity for VR and AR

Displaying an AR Experience with Metal

Understanding World Tracking in ARKit

Developing for ARKit 1.5 (Spring 2018 Update) using Unity ARKit

Understanding Augmented Reality in ARKit

iOS Human Interface Guidelines for ARKit

Building Your First AR Experience

Interactive Content with ARKit(with Sample Code)

Using Vision/Core ML in Real Time with ARKit

Creating an Immersive AR Experience with Audio

Handling 3D Interaction and UI Controls in Augmented Reality

Creating Face-Based AR Experiences using the TrueDepth camera on iPhone X

MoltenVK is an implementation of the high-performance, industry-standard Vulkan graphics and compute API, that runs on Apple’s Metal graphics framework, bringing Vulkan to iOS and macOS.

MoltenGL is an implementation of the OpenGL ES 2.0 API that runs on Apple’s Metal graphics framework for iOS and macOS.

Apple’s ARKit Developer Forums

Unity Handheld AR Forum


Unity v2017.4 or later.

iOS 11.3 or later.

macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or later.

Xcode 9.3 or later, with iOS SDK that includes ARKit Framework.

iOS device(A9 or later processor)that supports ARKit (iPhone 6S or later, iPad (2017) or later. The iPhone 8 or X with the ‘A11’ processor provides the best performance.

ARKit in XCode 9

arkit-101 arkit2

iOS Build Settings in Unity


3D Models for AR Projects

A few screenshots of the 26 3D models (located in the 3D Models folder), which you can use in many different AR projects. All 3D models are in the required .dae file format AKA Collada.

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