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Overview

3D character animation software

MotionBuilder® 3D character animation software for virtual production helps you to more efficiently manipulate and refine data with greater reliability. Capture, edit, and play back complex character animation in a highly responsive, interactive environment, and work with a display optimized for both animators and directors.

Features

Real-time 3D engine

Access one of the industry's fastest animation tools.
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Productivity-geared workflows

Take on demanding, high-volume projects:

  • Support for consumer motion-capture devices
  • Re-create elements of real-world cinematography with advanced camera options for Animatable Depth and Follow Focus
  • Combine, blend, and layer to block out or previsualize scenes in less time with an additional 100 useful character animations
  • Unified nondestructive, nonlinear editing environment
  • Live device support and live data recording to disk
  • Full-body inverse kinematics character technology with animation retargeting
  • Available as a 64-bit executable for the Linux operating system

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Motion capture editing and data cleanup

Includes production-proven tools to manipulate motion capture data.
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Stereoscopic toolsets

Capitalize on trends for stereoscopic 3D content.
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Smooth interoperability

With its software development kit, support for FBX data exchange technology, and Python scripting, MotionBuilder interoperates with certain products in the Entertainment Creation Suites. Establish live streaming between MotionBuilder and Maya to send HumanIK characters between applications.
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