Version: 2019.4
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Input

Input allows the user to control your application using a device, touch, or gestures. You can program in-app elements, such as the graphic user interface (GUI) or a user avatarAn interface for retargeting animation from one rig to another. More info
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, to respond to user input in different ways.

Unity supports input from many types of input devices, including:

  • Keyboards and mice
  • Joysticks
  • Controllers
  • Touch screens
  • Movement-sensing capabilities of mobile devices, such as accelerometers or gyroscopes
  • VR and ARAugmented Reality (AR) uses computer graphics or video composited on top of a live video feed to augment the view and create interaction with real and virtual objects.
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    controllers

Unity supports input through two separate systems:

  • The Input ManagerSettings where you can define all the different input axes, buttons and controls for your project. More info
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    is part of the core Unity platform and available by default.
  • The Input System is a package that needs to be installed via the Package Manager before you can use it. It requires the .NET 4 runtime, and doesn’t work in projects that use the old .NET 3.5 runtime.
Importing local asset packages
Input Manager