Animating in Maya is easier and faster with new features such as Time Editor.
Arnold integrated with Maya
Use Arnold RenderView to view scene changes in real time, including lighting, materials, and camera. (video: 1:37 min.)
Motion Graphics toolset
Quickly create complex procedural effects and animations with instanced objects. (video: 3:51 min.)
Interactive grooming workflow (XGen)
Intuitive brush-based grooming tools give you greater control and accuracy for styling and posing hair and fur. (video: 1:33 min.)
UV editor workflow, look, and feel
The UV Editor interface has been overhauled, and includes a new UV Toolkit with better tools and functionality.
Clump modifier for interactive grooming
Generate realistic clumping effects in hair and fur for more natural-looking hair.
After Effects live link
Create a live link between Maya and Adobe® After Effects® to make real-time changes and view scenes simultaneously.
Additional MASH nodes
The MASH toolset gives you new nodes (curve, signal, world, placer, and more), as well as updates to existing nodes.
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