3D Creative Arsenal

The products in our Autodesk 3D Animation Creative Arsenal represent the broadest set of solutions and streamlined workflow potential available in 3D. Whether your project calls for out-of-the-box functionality or customized toolsets, we have a 3D solution for you.


AUTODESK® MAYA®Autodesk® Maya®
Realize your creative vision. Solve complex production and effects challenges. Develop breathtaking 3D animation.
  • Advanced character animation toolset helps deliver industry-leading animation
  • Model and animate characters more effectively with customized rigging
  • Efficient scripting allows rapid customization to fit the needs of your pipeline
Maya software is our Academy Award®-winning 3D animation product for character animation and visual effects. Its innovative design allows it to be customized to fit the needs of large-scale production pipelines where many artists need to collaborate. Maya is available on Windows®, Mac OS® X, or Linux® operating systems.


AUTODESK® 3DS MAX®Autodesk® 3ds Max®
Model efficiently. Animate easily. Achieve stunning results in less time.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive toolset extended by a wide range of innovative plug-ins
  • Share, control, and manage your work-in-progress assets with Autodesk® Vault functionality
  • Easy-to-learn environment accelerates workflow and production ramp-up
When you need a comprehensive creative toolset and optimized workflow, 3ds Max software provides immediately available, out-of-box access to the widest range of functionality to easily create professional animations.


AUTODESK® MOTIONBUILDER™Autodesk® MotionBuilder™
Strike the right pose. Achieve natural articulation. Instantly retarget data between characters.
  • Specialized tools for motion capture and key frame handling
  • Optimized workflow that helps manage and turn around high volumes of animation
  • Native FBX® file format allows for easy transfer of assets from and to both 3ds Max and Maya software products
From pre-visualization to traditional key framing to motion-capture editing, MotionBuilder software features unique real-time character technology that allows you to create state-of-the-art animations in record time.





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