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Features

3D animation programs and tools

Maya® 3D animation software offers a broad range of specialized tools for character creation; 3D editorial; and keyframe, procedural, and scripted animation.

3D animation

  • New

    Time Editor

    Make high-level animation edits with a nondestructive, clip-based, nonlinear editor.

  • New

    Animation performance (enhanced)

    Speed enhancements make your scenes even faster.

  • Parallel rig evaluation

    New system speeds rig playback and manipulation. (video: 4:12 min.)

  • Delta Mush deformer

    Deformation results are closer to original geometry. (video: 3:22 min.)

  • General animation tools

    Keyframe, procedural, and scripted animation tools. (video: 1:34 min.)

  • Natural-looking character creation

    Skin, rig, and pose believable characters.

  • Reusable animation

    Reuse existing characters to save time.

  • Camera Sequencer

    Speed previsualization and virtual moviemaking. (video: 7:36 min.)

  • Geodesic Voxel Binding

    Get high-quality skinning results in less time. (video: 1:05 min.)