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by XRtemplates in on 10 November 2020

Created by Microsoft. Under MIT License.


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What is the Mixed Reality Toolkit

MRTK-Unity is a Microsoft-driven project that provides a set of components and features, used to accelerate cross-platform MR app development in Unity. Here are some of its functions:

  • Provides the cross-platform input system and building blocks for spatial interactions and UI.
  • Enables rapid prototyping via in-editor simulation that allows you to see changes immediately.
  • Operates as an extensible framework that provides developers the ability to swap out core components.
  • Supports a wide range of platforms, including
    • OpenXR (Unity 2020.2 or newer)
      • Microsoft HoloLens 2
      • Windows Mixed Reality headsets
    • Windows Mixed Reality
      • Microsoft HoloLens
      • Microsoft HoloLens 2
      • Windows Mixed Reality headsets
    • Oculus (Unity 2019.3 or newer)
      • Oculus Quest
    • OpenVR
      • Windows Mixed Reality headsets
      • HTC Vive
      • Oculus Rift
    • Ultraleap Hand Tracking
    • Mobile devices such as iOS and Android

Getting started with MRTK

If you’re new to MRTK or Mixed Reality development in Unity, we recommend you start at the beginning of our Unity development journey in the Microsoft Docs. The Unity development journey is specifically tailored to walk new developers through the installation, core concepts, and usage of MRTK.

IMPORTANT: The Unity development journey currently uses MRTK version 2.4.0 and Unity 2019.4.


Read more on the MRTK GitHub page: link


Release Information

  • Released

    10 November 2020

  • Last Updated

    28 January 2021

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