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Features

3D character modeling and sculpting

Maya® software offers production-proven tools for 3D character modeling, sculpting, and environment modeling. Build and texture organic and hard-surface models with polygon, NURBS, and subdivision surface modeling tools.

3D modeling

  • New

    Shape Authoring workflow (enhanced)

    Art-direct character rigs with a more complete workflow. (video: 11:02 min.)

  • New

    Symmetry modeling (enhanced)

    Make symmetrical models more easily.

  • New sculpting toolset

    Sculpt and shape models more intuitively. (video: 6:26 min.)

  • Streamlined retopology toolset

    Streamline workflows for easier retopology. (video: 2:11 min.)

  • Polygon modeling

    Model more quickly and reliably. (video: 2:49 min.)

  • OpenSubdiv support

    Accelerate performance with interactive workflows. (video: 1:37 min.)

  • UV toolset

    Create better UVs in less time. (video: 3:03 min.)

  • Polygon and subdivision mesh modeling

    Create and edit meshes using an intuitive toolset. (video: 7:10 min.)

  • Surface modeling

    Create mathematically smooth surfaces.

  • UVs, normals, and color-per-vertex

    Streamline UV creation and editing.