Varjo Software Platform Overview

Varjo Software Platform Overview

With the introduction of the new Varjo XR-3 and Varjo VR-3, the use of realistic virtual and augmented reality is becoming increasingly accessible. One of key features of Varjo’s XR / VR headsets is its integration with a wide variety of professional 3D platforms and software. In this article we will provide an overview of these software platforms. 

Read more about the launch of the Varjo XR-3 and VR-3

Game engines and development libraries

Varjo supports the Unreal engine and the Unity Engine. Furthermore, Varjo supports the Open XR library. There the Unity, Unreal and native SDK can be downloaded. There is also an SDK available for Ultraleap in combination with the Varjo. Ultraleap is the developer of the Leap Motion, a device that takes care of hand tracking. 

Read more about the Varjo development portal.

3D software with built-in Varjo support

Varjo headsets work in combination with various softwares. Varjo tries to respond to this as well as possible by making commonly used softwares compatible with their headsets. Users can now make the most of the Varjo headsets with any of the following 3D platforms / softwares with built-in Varjo support:

Simulation software: 

Flight simulation software: 

Automotive 3D visualization software:

3D engine software: 

Engineering visualization software:

Combat simulation software:

Analysis software:

3D CAD software:

Surgical training software

Social VR software

Read more about the available software platforms.


Furthermore, Varjo supports the SteamVR Platform. This means that applications downloaded on Steam VR are also supported on the Varjo headsets. As a result, a wide range of applications are available.

For the XR-3 and VR-3, Varjo is committed to expanding the scope of Varjo-ready software and will release new compatibility updates in the coming weeks and months.


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