Home Mode

After logging in to IMVU Studio, you will be taken to your “Home” in which you can find Your Products, Your Profile Details, Links to Important Resources, the latest IMVU Studio News, and Help.

 Your Products

They are sorted into four main categories representing their published state:

    • Unpublished products that reside locally on your computer.
    • If this is your first time opening Studio, you will not have any draft projects.
    • Products that have been submitted to the Shop, but have not been published yet.
    • Products that have been published into the IMVU Catalog.

IMVU Studio allows you to edit your Draft/Submitted/Published Products as well. When you hover over a Published/Submitted/Draft Product, an “Edit” button pops-up. When clicking the “Edit” button, the Edit Mode opens.

 Tools for searching through your own Catalog of products

Search Bar
  • It is located at the top of the screen in the middle and it enables you to perform two different types of search:
    • By Product: typing keywords such as the product title or any word that describes the product you are looking for.
    • By PID: typing the Product Identification Number.

  • From the left side navigation, you can sort your projects by:
    • The last project you opened by selecting “Last Opened”.
    • The last project you saved by clicking on “Last Saved”.
    • Alphabetically by choosing “Product Name”.

  • From the left side navigation, you can filter your products by:
    • Category: Clothing, Rooms, or Furniture.
    • Gender: Female or Male.
    • Rating: Access Pass (AP) or General Access (GA).
    • Publish Status: Draft, Submitted, Peer Review, or Published.

 Your Profile Details

Your Profile Details Panel is located at the top on the right hand side of the screen and it includes the following information:

  • Your Profile Picture and Your Avatar Name
    • Your current balance of credits.
    • Credits given to you by IMVU.
    • Your current balance of VCOINS.
    • Credits earned when products of your Shop have been sold.

There are many helpful resources for Creators at IMVU. In this panel, which is below “Your Profile Details Panel”,  you will find some of the most relevant ones such as the Creator Education Center (CEC), the Creator Newsletter, or an easy to follow tutorial to start creating products by customizing a T-shirt among others.

 The latest IMVU Studio News

In this panel, which is placed at the bottom of the screen on the right side, you can see from ongoing Creator Events to the latest News related to IMVU Studio and/or VCOIN.


Helpful Resources are provided to guide you and resolve your concerns.

Help Assets
  • Practical and supportive resources can be find:
      • In the bottom right corner of the screen when clicking on  
      • In the top left corner of the screen by selecting the following menu options:
         ➞ Help

  • This menu option allows you to update information such as which room you want to display by default or your submission preferences among others.
  • You can access to “Preferences” in the top left corner of the screen when clicking on   Preferences.

When you are ready to start a new project, you need to open the Derive Mode. 

There are different paths to access the Derive Mode:

Click on the CREATE button in the top right corner of the screen.


Click on the Tab in the top left corner of the screen.


Click on   File New in the top left corner of the screen.

In case you want to import to IMVU Studio a project generated by the Classic Creator, you can open it on IMVU Studio by clicking on  ➞ File ➞ New from CHKN

Updated on July 21, 2023

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