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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.
Maya’s powerful tools help you iterate faster so you can focus on creativity and meet deadlines.
Add fine details to characters and scenes, and deliver quality work that keeps clients coming back.
Top artists in the industry rely on Maya to create the most complex shots, characters, and worlds.
Whether you’re animating lifelike digi doubles or lovable cartoon characters, Maya has the animation toolset to bring your 3D assets to life.
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Rodeo FX’s lead rigger, Mathias Røyrvik, puts Maya’s latest rigging tools to the test on his Peaky Rhino character.
See how the tools in the Media & Entertainment Collection are being used for animated short, Mkali’s Mission.
The team behind award-winning short film Migrants used Maya to tell a beautiful story about climate change.
–Will Pryor, Head of Rigging & Creature FX, Axis Studios
–Jeon Byeong-geun, Lead Character TD, Westworld
–Russ Smith, VFX Supervisor, Bron Animation
–Mao Lin Liao, founder and CEO of REBLIKA
Maya is a professional 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering toolset, designed for creating realistic characters and blockbuster-worthy effects.
From fantastic creatures to sweeping landscapes and explosive battle sequences, top artists, modelers, and animators rely on Maya’s award-winning toolset to bring today’s most-loved animated and live-action films, TV shows, and video games to life.
Maya is used by 3D modelers, animators, lighting artists, and FX artists across the film, TV, and games industries.
Your Maya subscription gives you access to install and use the 3 previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.
Autodesk provides download and install instructions for individuals and administrators. Your available downloads appear in Autodesk Account. Find your product, select a version, platform, language, and download method. For more information, visit the Autodesk Knowledge Network.
With a subscription to Maya software, you can install it on up to 3 computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software License Agreement (US Site) for more information.
Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or buy Maya here. When buying your subscription, enter the same email address and password combination you used to sign in to your trial. Learn more about converting a trial to a paid subscription.
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Bring breathtaking scenes and characters to life for film, TV, and games.
All of the creative tools you need to build a powerful and scalable 3D animation pipeline for complex simulations, effects, and rendering.