Autodesk Maya 2016

Autodesk, Inc. in Graphic Apps / CAD

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Comprehensive 3D animation software

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.

Desktop Subscription gives you access to the latest updates and releases, 1-on-1 web support, flexible licensing, and more.


Toolsets for character creation and animation

See how Maya® can help you tackle challenging character creation and digital animation productions. Get powerful, integrated effects and tools on a robust, extensible CG pipeline core.

Desktop Subscription gives you access to the latest updates and releases, 1-on-1 web support, priority support in the forums, flexible licensing, and more.

Dynamics & effects

Adaptive foam in Bifrost
Add froth, foam, and bubbles to liquid simulations.

Faster, easier-to-use XGen
Updated workflow, presets, sculpting, and preview.

Guided simulation in Bifrost
Drive the behavior of liquids.

Adaptive Aero solver in Bifrost
Create atmospheric effects, such as smoke and mist.

Parallel rig evaluation
New system speeds rig playback and manipulation.

Delta Mush deformer
Deformation results are closer to original geometry.

Enhanced look development workflow
Hypershade work is more artist-friendly and intuitive.

Dynamics & effects

#Bifrost Procedural Effects Platform New

Create photorealistic, dynamic simulation and rendering of liquids.

* Developed from Naiad technology, fully integrated into Maya, and refined for ease-of-use.
* Preview results in the Viewport 2.0 hardware-accelerated display, and render them in the NVIDIA mental ray renderer.
* Choose whether to mesh liquids with a new particle surfacer, or render voxels directly.
* Export particles, voxels, and meshes to a native file format, as well as to selected industry-standard file formats.

XGen Arbitrary Primitive Generator New

Generate curves, spheres, and custom geometry on the surface of polygon meshes to create fur, feathers, foliage, and more.

* Create and groom hair, fur, and feathers on characters.
* Populate large landscapes with grass, foliage, trees, rocks, and debris trails.
* Handle large amounts of instanced data that would slow down a system if loaded in memory.
* Preview the rendered effect interactively in Viewport 2.0.
* Control the appearance and behavior of primitives by setting attributes, painting maps, creating expressions, or using the included XGroom interactive grooming toolset.
* Control long hair by creating guide hairs.


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File Size: 1536.00 MB License: Trialware Price: $3675.00
Platform: Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Mac OS X
System Requirements: Apple® Mac OS® X 10.7.x or 10.8.x, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.2 W S, or Fedora™ 14 Linux operating system
Downloads: Total: 149 | This Month: 0 Released: 2015-04-21
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