Movies

Movies are videos played on top of the scene via IMovieUI UI, halting script execution and user input processing while being played.

Before starting playing a movie a fade-in to the specified fade texture (solid black by default) is performed. When playback is finished, a fade-out from the fade texture to the scene content is performed.

Player can skip movie playback with a Cancel input (Esc by default for standalone input module); binding can be changed in input configuration menu.

To add, edit and remove movie resources use the movie manager accessible via Naninovel -> Resources -> Movies context menu:

Manage Movies

You can use any video formats supported by Unity.

Movies playback behavior can be configured using Naninovel -> Configuration -> Movies context menu; for available options see configuration guide.

Use @movie command followed by video clip name to play a movie from the naninovel scripts:

; Given an "Opening" video clip is added to the movie resources, play it
@movie Opening

By default, played video is fitted to 16:9 aspect ratio to prevent stretching. You can change this behavior by overriding IMovieUI UI. Aspect Ratio Fitter component attached to MovieImage game object controls the fitting behavior.

WebGL Limitations

Due to platform limitations, video playback on WebGL possible only in URI streaming mode. When building WebGL player, all the movie resources will automatically be copied to Assets/StreamingAssets directory. Make sure your web hosting is configured to allow local file access from the player build directory.

Last Updated: April 23, 2020