FAQ

What platforms are supported?

Supported Platforms are: PC (includes Windows, MacOS X, Linux), Mobile (Android, iOS), VR, Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft XBOX One.


Which game engines is Coherent GT/Hummingbird integrated with?

Both Coherent GT and Hummingbird are integrated with Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 3D.


Are there any limitations in the Demo?

The Demo has all the features of the licensed version but shows a little watermark on all Views. You also can’t release a product with the Trial and it will stop working after 30 days.


How does Coherent GT and Hummingbird per-product licensing work?

The licensing for both products is done on a per-project basis where a unique License Key, granting you access to your licensed products, is generated for each project.


What kind of licenses are available for Coherent GT/Hummingbird? Or How can I obtain a license for Coherent GT/Hummingbird?

Coherent Labs SDKs are licensed per project, per platform. If you are interested in obtaining a license or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Coherent Labs Sales Team at sales@coherent-labs.com​ or call +1 (800) 943-1784.


Can I share my Coherent GT/Hummingbird per-product License or License Key?

Our per-product License is unique and is tied to your License Title. It cannot be transferred or shared as doing so contradicts the terms of the License Agreement. The only exceptions to this are to provide the License Key to members working on the licensed project, as per the terms of the License Agreement.


Can I use my Coherent GT/Hummingbird per-product License for another project?

The Coherent GT/Hummingbird License is tied to a specific Licensed Title, so it cannot be used to create new titles. It cannot be transferred or shared as doing so contradicts the terms of the License Agreement. If you require to use Coherent GT/Hummingbird in another project, please contact our sales team.


I have a game and also a separate launcher. Can I use the same license for the two projects or those are considered a different projects?

You can use the same license for launchers, lobbies, etc. as far as they are used only for the specific project that you have license for.


Is a DLC considered a different project?

Depending on the type of DLC. If it is a standalone content that is playable apart from the main game – yes, it would be licensed additionally.


Do I need a Coherent GT/Hummingbird Product License for all team members on my project?

The Coherent Labs Product Licenses are project-based. They are not individual or “per seat” licenses.


Does Coherent Labs provide professional services on top of its product offerings?

Our mission at Coherent Labs is to help developers bring their ideas to life more efficiently, that is why we offer Standard support for all licenses for the first year of usage. There are also diverse options of upgrades, Premium support and multi-project support, suited to your needs, as well as the possibility for an on-site integration.


What is the difference between SDK update and upgrade?

An Update keeps your SDK up to date with small changes and fixes, you can identify it by the number to the right of decimal point, e.g. Version 1.0, Version 1.1 Version 1.2 and so on.
An Upgrade refers to new major release being a standalone version of the SDK (1.x -> 2.x).


Will using Coherent technology change the way I work?

It will save you time and costs. With Coherent GT and Hummingbird, you do not have a Building and a Cooking step because of the structure of the product.


Will I have the same rich workflow as the one I had with Scaleform?

Yes, and even more than that. We not only have the same workflow, but also more features than the ones Scaleform has. Read more about it here.


Do I need to learn HTML?

No, you do not. You can follow a visual workflow. You can try out the preview of our Visual Editor or Adobe Animate with the Coherent Exporter.


Can I use Adobe® Animate with Coherent GT?

Yes, you can. We have developed a Coherent plugin for you to use in Adobe® Animate.


Can I use ActionScript?

No. Our technology is based on JavaScript. The two are similar, but with JavaScript you need to put less code than in ActionScript.


Can I use vector images?

Yes. We have the fastest vector renderer on the market.


Are there any templates provided?

You can practice on few of the Coherent Kits we prepared as an example of what you can do.


Can I use my Cilk templates from Scaleform?

No, you cannot, but we have a wider variety and richer kits than Cilk.


Are there any tutorials? Where can I find them?

You can find guides and tutorials in products Documentation, also don’t forget to check our Blog and Forum.


Do I need Coherent GT or Hummingbird?

The decision between GT and Hummingbird is mostly dependent on whether you need a lot of HTML features or an amazing performance. GT is great for creating complex menus, stores, launchers. Hummingbird is awesome at creating HUDs and in-game screens. Both come with a powerful data binding system that allows to automatically update the UI based on the state of game and give you full control over how the system works.


Do you have any other questions? Ask us at info@coherent-labs.com