Version: 2020.1
  • C#


class in UnityEditor.Animations


Inherits from:Object


Implemented in:UnityEditor

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Records the changing properties of a GameObject as the Scene runs and saves the information into an AnimationClip.

This class binds GameObject properties, records their values as they change in the running Scene, and saves the result in an AnimationClip. The recorded GameObject is called root in the class, and you can also bind the properties of any child of root.

See the following code example on how this class can be implemented and to set what gets recorded.

using UnityEngine;
using UnityEditor.Animations;

public class RecordTransformHierarchy : MonoBehaviour { public AnimationClip clip;

private GameObjectRecorder m_Recorder;

void Start() { // Create recorder and record the script GameObject. m_Recorder = new GameObjectRecorder(gameObject);

// Bind all the Transforms on the GameObject and all its children. m_Recorder.BindComponentsOfType<Transform>(gameObject, true); }

void LateUpdate() { if (clip == null) return;

// Take a snapshot and record all the bindings values for this frame. m_Recorder.TakeSnapshot(Time.deltaTime); }

void OnDisable() { if (clip == null) return;

if (m_Recorder.isRecording) { // Save the recorded session to the clip. m_Recorder.SaveToClip(clip); } } }


currentTimeReturns the current time of the recording. (Read Only)
isRecordingReturns true when the recorder is recording. (Read Only)
rootThe GameObject root of the animated hierarchy. (Read Only)


GameObjectRecorderCreate a new GameObjectRecorder.

Public Methods

BindBinds a GameObject's property as defined by EditorCurveBinding.
BindAllAdds bindings for all of target's properties, and also for all the target's children if recursive is true.
BindComponentAdds bindings for all the properties of component.
BindComponentsOfTypeAdds bindings for all the properties of the first component of type T found in target, and also for all the target's children if recursive is true.
GetBindingsReturns an array of all the bindings added to the recorder.
ResetRecordingReset the recording.
SaveToClipSaves recorded animation to a destination clip.
TakeSnapshotForwards the animation by dt seconds, then record the values of the added bindings.

Inherited Members


hideFlagsShould the object be hidden, saved with the Scene or modifiable by the user?
nameThe name of the object.

Public Methods

GetInstanceIDReturns the instance id of the object.
ToStringReturns the name of the object.

Static Methods

DestroyRemoves a GameObject, component or asset.
DestroyImmediateDestroys the object obj immediately. You are strongly recommended to use Destroy instead.
DontDestroyOnLoadDo not destroy the target Object when loading a new Scene.
FindObjectOfTypeReturns the first active loaded object of Type type.
FindObjectsOfTypeGets a list of all loaded objects of Type type.
InstantiateClones the object original and returns the clone.


boolDoes the object exist?
operator !=Compares if two objects refer to a different object.
operator ==Compares two object references to see if they refer to the same object.

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