Autodesk® Maya®

Autodesk® Maya® 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software offers artists a comprehensive creative toolset. These tools provide a starting point to realize your vision in modeling, animation, lighting, and VFX.

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Autodesk® Maya®

Toolsets for character creation and digital animation


Maya® software enables you to tackle challenging character creation and digital animation productions. Maya provides powerful integrated 3D animation, modeling, simulation, effects, and rendering tools on a robust and extensible CG pipeline core

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Hardware Requirements

  • 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor
  • Refer to the Recommended Hardware wizard for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards
  • 4 GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 4 GB of free disk space for installment
  • Three-button mouse
Autodesk® Maya® FEATURES

  • Adaptive foam in Bifrost
  • Faster, easier-to-use XGen
  • Guided simulation in Bifrost
  • Adaptive Aero solver in Bifrost
  • Bifrost procedural effects platform
  • XGen Arbitrary Primitive Generator
  • Bullet Physics
  • Maya nHair
  • Maya nParticles
  • Maya nCloth
  • Maya Fluid Effects
  • Rigid and soft-body dynamics
  • Maya Fur
  • Parallel rig evaluation
  • Delta Mush deformer
  • General animation tools
  • Natural-looking character creation
  • Reusable animation
  • Camera Sequencer
  • Geodesic Voxel Binding
  • New sculpting toolset
  • Streamlined retopology toolset
  • Polygon modeling
  • OpenSubdiv support
  • UV toolset
  • Polygon and subdivision mesh modeling
  • Surface modeling
  • UVs, normals, and color-per-vertex
  • Scripting and API
  • Scene Assembly tools for smarter data
  • Advanced file path handling
  • Data and scene management tools
  • 2D and 3D integration
  • Enhanced look development workflow
  • Color management
  • Integrated renderer options
  • Next-gen viewport display and shading (enhanced)
  • Rendering, 3D shading, and camera tracking
  • Maya Composite
  • Professional camera tracking