How change marketplace asset downloading directory

i run out of space in my main directory (small ssd), and can’t downloading new content (i already move all other content to the other hard disk). how can i change the destination folder before download?

Regarding to this thread (https://answers.unrealengine/questions/12526/change-default-location-of-unreal-projects.html) you should be abel to change it with a a filepath which should be beneath the download button, but somehow I cant see it (probably you can find it :))

“The Launcher now lets you select where you would like to download the Marketplace Sample content to. Beneath the download button, you will see a filepath. Clicking the filepath will let you choose an alternate destination.”

Otherwise use the workaround which you can also find in the upper thread.

They removed the filepath: https://forums.unrealengine/showthread.php?21728-UE4-Launcher-Ability-to-change-the-download-location

“Sample projects are now downloaded into your Vault, which is located within the engine install directory. From the vault files, you are then able to make a copy of the project where you wish.”

I point you to my post of a few days ago

  1. Junction the vault files to your storage drive, (windows thinks they are in the default directory (C:\Program Files\Epic Games\Launcher\VaultCache) but you can have them actually on your HDD)
  2. Or you could uninstall and then reinstall the Unreal Engine on to your HDD (but then the Engine would not take advantage of the speed of the SSD)
  3. Wait for Epic to realise that most of us are in a transition between HDD and SSD’s needing both for adequate speed and storage, and that an option for Vault location on install would be a good idea…

Use CMD to create a Link to your Targetfolder

MKLINK /J “C:\Program Files\Epic Games\Launcher\VaultCache” “D:\MyProject”