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Unity3D build support for Cake (https://github.com/cake-build/cake).


/// <summary>
/// Build a provided Unity3D project with the specified build options.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="context">The active cake context.</param>
/// <param name="projectFolder">The absolute path to the Unity3D project to build.</param>
/// <param name="options">The build options to use when building the project.</param>
public static void BuildUnity3DProject(this ICakeContext context, FilePath projectFolder, Unity3DBuildOptions options)
/// <summary>
/// Locate all installed version of Unity3D.
/// Warning: This currently only works for Windows and has only been tested on Windows 10.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="context">The active cake context.</param>
/// <returns>A dictionary containing 'key' Unity version, 'value' absolute install path</returns>
public static Dictionary<string, string> GetAllUnityInstalls(this ICakeContext context)
/// <summary>
/// Try and get the absolute install path for a specific Unity3D version.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="context">The active cake context.</param>
/// <param name="version">The version to try and locate.</param>
/// <param name="installPath">If found the absolute install path will be written to this out variable</param>
/// <returns>True if the editor version was found, false otherwise.</returns>
public static bool TryGetUnityInstall(this ICakeContext context, string version, out string installPath)


#addin nuget:?package=Cake.Unity3D

var target = Argument("target", "Build");

  .Does(() =>
	// Presuming the build.cake file is within the Unity3D project folder.
	var projectPath = System.IO.Path.GetFullPath("./");
	// The location we want the build application to go
	var outputPath = System.IO.Path.Combine(projectPath, "_build", "x64", "example.exe");
	// Get the absolute path to the 2018.1.0f1 Unity3D editor.
	string unityEditorLocation;
	if (!TryGetUnityInstall("Unity 2018.1.0f1 (64-bit)", out unityEditorLocation)) 
		Error("Failed to find 'Unity 2018.1.0f1 (64-bit)' install location");
	// Create our build options.
	var options = new Unity3DBuildOptions()
		Platform = Unity3DBuildPlatform.StandaloneWindows64,
		OutputPath = outputPath,
		UnityEditorLocation = unityEditorLocation,
		ForceScriptInstall = true,
		BuildVersion = "1.0.0"
	// Perform the Unity3d build.
	BuildUnity3DProject(projectPath, options);


Supported Platforms

Executing Platforms

Currently the addon only works on Windows and has only been tested on Windows 10. This is due to how the 'TryGetUnityInstall' works. What it does is look at all shortcuts in your Windows start menu and locate the Unity3D installs from that. In theory, if you just set the 'UnityEditorLocation' build option to the absolute path to your Unity3D install on Mac or Linux, this should also work.

Build Platforms

  • StandaloneWindows64
  • StandaloneWindows
  • WebGL

In theory, all platforms that the executing platform supports should work. However, I haven't test any apart from the above list.