Learn how avatars work in High Fidelity.
Learn how you can create and upload avatars to High Fidelity.
Download and install a 3D Modelling software such as Blender or Maya.
When you first use High Fidelity, you will be wearing the default avatar. Your avatar is a representation of you in the metaverse. You can control how your avatar moves and speak to other users in-world using it.
When you first use High Fidelity, you will be wearing the default avatar. This is the avatar worn by all first-time users and anyone who wishes to continue doing so.
The default avatar resembles a human, and is bipedal. High Fidelity only supports bipedal avatars. Whether you are using an HMD or are in Desktop mode, you can control your avatar's movements and make its mouth move when you speak. This also allows you to explore the metaverse and interact with other users.
You can have any type of avatar if you have its .fst file. This is responsible for the design and interactions of your avatar.
You can use any avatar you like, as long as the design is for a biped. There are two ways you can get a new avatar for yourself:
We and our users have designed multiple avatars that are available for your use in the Marketplace.
To get an avatar from the Marketplace:
You can also create and upload your own avatar. Learn more about how you can create your avatar here.
Once you have your avatar's .fst file, you can upload it.
Once you are wearing the avatar of your choice, you can pull up your tablet and go to Menu > Avatar to change the settings and manage your avatar bookmarks.