Autodesk® Maya® computer animation software delivers an end-to-end original work-flow with comprehensive tools for animation, modeling, visual effects, rendering, and compositing on a highly extensible manufacture platform. Autodesk® Maya® 2012 software delivers latest features and toolsets for previsualization and games prototyping, extended simulation capabilities, plus improved pipeline integration. It delivers view-port and sequencer enhancements, node-based render passes, editable motion trails, and an original library of 80 Substance procedural textures.
Maya 2012 is an open, highly extensible application. You can make scripts and write plug-ins to increase efficiency, modify features, and create competitive differentiation.
- Choose from the artist-friendly Maya 2012 Embedded Language (MEL) or the highly-extensible Python® scripting language.
- Write Maya 2012 plug-ins and stand-alone applications that run from the Maya 2012 command line in C++ or Python.
- Develop latest types of Maya 2012 objects, including file translators, hardware shaders, surface shapes, manipulators and locators, plus scriptable commands.
Learn more in the Developer Center.
Getting Started with Programming in Maya White Paper (pdf – 157Kb)
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