Video artists, game developers and web designers are abuzz about Autodesk's Maya software, a powerful integrated 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering solution. Maya 3D animation, modeling, simulation, rendering and compositing software offers a comprehensive creative feature set on a highly extensible production platform. Maya provides high-end character and effects toolsets along with increased productivity for modeling, texturing, and shader creation tasks. This software provides powerful integrated 3D animation, modeling, simulation, effects, and rendering tools on a robust and extensible CG pipeline core.
Maya is designed for film, television, and game developers who require a full-featured 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering solution built on a highly extensible platform. Moreover, Maya LT addresses the more focused needs of indie game makers. The software also adds to the quality and realism of 2D graphics, with features that tackle challenging character creation and digital animation productions.
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