Custom Properties Tab

[Note] The Custom Properties tab is part of a legacy method

The descriptions for this tab represent the legacy method for defining custom properties. The more recent and powerful method for defining custom properties uses XML files, and is described in the SDK doc's Defining Custom Properties page. While both approaches are still valid, refer to SDK documentation to learn more about it.

In the Custom Properties tab of the Project Settings dialog box, you can define your own properties for the Sound and Audio Source objects of the Actor-Mixer Hierarchy. These custom properties can then be accessed from the following locations:

It is also possible for the game to query the value of these properties. Changing the Custom Property list will force a save and reload of the Wwise Project.

Interface Element


Custom Properties

Click the Configure Columns... shortcut (right-click) option from the column header band.

The Configure Columns Dialog opens. Specify which columns to display and their order.


Identifier for the property. This identifier is used by the game to query the value of this property using the Sound Engine API. Cannot be edited.


Name of the property. Note that a prefix "Custom:" is automatically added to the property name when saved to the XML.


Location of the property. Can be one of:

  • Audio Source

  • Sound


Type of the property. Can be one of:

  • Boolean

  • Integer

  • Real


Default value of the property.


Minimum value of the property.


Maximum value of the property.

Add a new custom property.

Remove the selected custom property.


Closes the Project Settings dialog box and saves your settings.

Closes the Project Settings dialog box without saving your settings.

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