Did you ever tried to import something as simple as text file (.txt) in Unreal Editor? Try it, I can wait.
This is ridiculous. If you, God forbid, want to work with JSON files and try to import one, Unreal will try to read it as something that you don’t know nor care about.
I want this JSON file as is, thankyouverymuch.
No, dear Unreal Editor, I don’t care you do not know what to do with that file. Or any file unknown to you for that matter. I do know what to do with it. All you have to do is to put file inside “as is” and make it’s content available for me in blueprints, C++ code etc.
While we are at it, why UE do not recognize ogg files? Unlike mp3, they do not have any excuse whatsoever for it. Adding insult to injury, while UE cannot play mp3, it actually IS recognized as game asset, unlike ogg…