Hey, so I’ve got this project the crashes my computer. It’s in 4.19. Now, 4.18 projects run fine so I’m trying to make a 4.18 version of it but when I right-clicked on it and switched engine versions, that didn’t work because it said the map file was made in a later version so it can’t open it (which kinda defeats the purpose of having the option to open it in an older version). So I tried migrating my content over from the editor to a new blank 4.18 project, which it says it’s completed successfully but everything’s missing when i look through the folders in-engine of the 4.18 project. Don’t get me wrong, they’re there in the windows folders but not in the editor. :\ Please help. I need to finish this project somehow.
The assets are “missing” in your 4.18 project because assets saved on a newer UE4 version cannot be loaded on prior versions.
ue4 isn’t backwards compatible, if you want assets from a higher level engine, you will have to export them from 4.19 and import them into a 4.18 project. that works for all art assets, for blueprints, you could probably open each one in 4.19, select all the nodes and copy them, open your 4.18, create a duplicate blueprint and paste the nodes into it. then just right click on missing variables and click create.
edit: it would probably be much faster to just resolve the error your 4.19 project has
That would be the preferable solution but I don’t know where to begin. There’s no crash report. My screen just goes black and my computer becomes unresponsive no matter what keyboard shortcut I try. So I have to manually restart my computer each time.
This only happens with this 4.19 project though (or maybe any project in 4.19, i haven’t been working on others) but 4.18 projects don’t cause this and my computer never crashes when running other programs (like Photoshop for example, I can work in that for hours and not have an issue) so it’s definitely something to with this but I don’t know where to begin to look for a solution.