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How To Build Unreal Engine Plugins From Source

If you have the source files of an Unreal Engine plugin and you would like to try to rebuild the plugin for a newer or older UE version , follow this tutorial. 

Sometimes this is necessary when you get the message “The following modules are missing and built with a different version”

Usually to solve this kind of error you just need to rebuild the plugin. Watch the following video to do so:

Build Failed and API Changes

Most of the time this process should go smoothly for you. But there are scenarios where you may encounter errors related to API changes or build failure.

In this case, the code may require a small change and if you know a little bit of C++, you should be able to update the reported lines of code.

The final solution is to contact the developer and ask them about the errors or ask them to rebuild the plugin for you…


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