Autodesk has once again come out with powerful design software that answers virtually every question in animation. It Maya is a must-have in PCs of every designer. As far as 3D animation is concerned, you have actually come to the final bus stop. Every artist needs Maya software in order to make his dream come through as all toolset for; Modeling, Rendering, Simulation and of course; 3D Animation are embedded in it. 🙂

However, if you have not heard about Maya, then this is great news for you. Designed by the best designers in Autodesk platform to give you the very best.

What’s new on Maya?

Maya 2017 version came with outstanding but new features to bring realistic imageries to your doorstep. This new features include;

  • Arnold in Maya for dissolving complex rendering issues
  • Time Editor makes use of nonlinear, nondestructive and clip-based editor for editing animated imageries.
  • Motion Graphics toolset for creating wonderful but complex effects with objects in autodesk maya.

Watch this video by Autodesk and get to know about the latest version, Maya 2017. 😮

Outstanding Features

There are questions which seem to have no answer from time immemorial in the minds of designers. Most other design software cannot answer these questions but here we are with special features that adequately answer these questions. Features below are incorporated into Maya 2017 version to help you acquire character creation and digital animation productions as well as get powerful, integrated 3D tools on a robust, extensible CG pipeline core. Here are the features:

  • Motion graphics
  • 3D rendering & shading
  • Dynamics & effects
  • 3D modeling
  • Pipeline integration
  • 3D animation

If you doubt the capability of Maya, be sure you watch this video about Speed Modeling. Get your Maya, and make such creativity 😉

Maya with Powerful Toolset

Maya also leaves you with powerful tools such as;

  • Camera Sequencer
  • Motion Graphics toolset
  • 3D Type
  • Improved vector graphics workflow
  • Bullet Physics
  • Maya nCloth
  • Interactive hair grooming (XGen)
  • Guided simulation in Bifrost
  • Bifrost Ocean Simulation System (BOSS)
  • Maya Fluid Effects
  • Faster, easier-to-use XGen
  • Maya nHair, etc.

System Requirement

Maya 2017 version can only be installed on 64-Bit Operating System with the following requirement;

Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1) and Windows® 10 Professional operating system

  • CentOS 6.5  & 7.2 Linux operating system
  • Apple® Mac OS® X 10.10.5, and 10.11.x operating system
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.5  & 7.2 WS operating system
  • 8GB of RAM or more
  • 4GB Hard drive space can do for Maya installation

And of course; you may need these common browsers for Maya download

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® web browser
  • Apple® Safari® web browser
  • Mozilla® Firefox® web browser
  • Google Chromeâ„¢ web browser

Designer: AutoDesk

Product: Maya

Official Website: www.autodesk.com

Download: www.autodesk.com/products/maya/free-trial


I hope this article would let you know the POWER OF MAYA and if you dream to be a designer, you should have this first! A share is appreciated and do not forget to share your experience of using Autodesk Maya or even if you don’t, do write your opinion on this review in the comment section below 😉

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