What is Maya?
Maya is professional 3D software for creating realistic characters and blockbuster-worthy effects.
Bring believable characters to life with engaging animation tools.Shape 3D objects and scenes with intuitive modeling tools.Create realistic effects—from explosions to cloth simulation.
Bifrost for Maya
Create physically accurate simulations in a single visual programming environment.
Unreal Live Link for Maya
Stream animation data from Maya to Unreal in real time with the Unreal Live Link for Maya plug-in.
Create 3D models using geometry based on vertices, edges, and faces.
Integrated Arnold renderer
Use Arnold Render View to view scene changes in real time, including lighting, materials, and cameras.
USD in Maya
Load and edit large datasets quickly and work directly with data using native tools.
Make high-level animation edits with a nondestructive, clip-based nonlinear editor.
Construct 3D models from geometric primitives and drawn curves.
Review animations faster and produce fewer playblasts with cached playback in Viewport 2.0.
Create, view, and modify animation curves using a graphical representation of scene animation.
Create sophisticated skeletons, IK handles, and deformers for characters that deliver lifelike performances.