Create great-looking effects, such as snow and dust storms, right out of the box with prebuilt graphs.
Interactive hair grooming on Autodesk Maya 3D
Use powerful interactive groom tools to create realistic hair and fur for your characters.
Load and edit massive data sets in a matter of seconds using USD in Maya
Import USD data as native Maya data and export native Maya data as USD data.
See quick previews of USD scene structure using the new Hierarchy View Window.
Review animations faster and produce fewer playblasts with cached playback in Viewport 2.0.
Make high-level animation edits with a nondestructive, clip-based, nonlinear editor.
Create, view, and modify animation curves using a graphical representation of scene animation.
Precisely visualize movement and the position of animated objects over time.
Enhance character and object animation with powerful deformation effects.
Create sophisticated skeletons, IK handles, and deformers for characters that deliver lifelike performances.
Seamlessly bind any modeled surface to a skeleton using skinning.
Easily transfer animation between skeletons that have the same or different skeletal structures.
3D modeling & 3D rendering and shading on Autodesk Maya 3D
Use Autodesk Maya 3D to Create 3D models using geometry based on vertices, edges, and faces.
Construct 3D models from geometric primitives and drawn curves.
View and edit the UV texture coordinates for polygon, NURBS, and subdivision surfaces in a 2D view.
Sculpt and shape models more artistically and intuitively easily by Autodesk Maya 3D.
Accelerate performance with interactive workflows.
Motion graphics & Pipeline integration on Autodesk Maya 3D
Use MASH to create versatile motion design animations with procedural node networks.
Create large, complex worlds more easily and manage production assets as discrete elements by Autodesk Maya 3D.