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Features

Tools for 3D rendering and imaging

See how Maya® 3D rendering and imaging features can help turn your ideas into images—whether your target platform is the big screen or small. You can also create highly realistic imagery and stylized cartoons.

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3D rendering & imaging

  • New

    Additional look development shading nodes

    AVAILABLE WITH EXTENSION 1

    Shade complex scenes more easily.

  • New

    Enhanced look development workflow

    Hypershade work is more artist-friendly and intuitive. (video: 6:02 min.)

  • Color management

    Preserve creative intent with color-safe workflows. (video: 1:15 min.)

  • Integrated renderer options

    Choose from a wide range of integrated renderers.

  • Painting in Maya

    Use intuitive brush-based tools. (video: 43 sec.)

  • Toon Shader

    Create cartoon animations from 3D scenes.

  • Next-gen viewport display and shading (enhanced)

    Work in a higher-fidelity interactive environment. (video: 11:46 min.)

  • ShaderFX 3D shading

    Easily create 3D shading effects. (video: 3:56 min.)

     

  • Rendering, 3D shading, and camera tracking

    Produce high-quality images with a range of tools.

  • Ptex support in mental ray

    Render Ptex UV-less textures in mental ray. (video: 1:01 min.)

  • Maya Composite

    Get a high-performance, HDR-capable compositor. (video: 42 sec.)

  • Professional camera tracking

    Insert CG elements into a live-action scene.

NOTE: This feature is exclusively available to current Maintenance Subscription or Desktop Subscription customers as part of Extension 1 for the Maya 2016 software release, expected to be available on or after September 9, 2015.