What is Maya LT?

Maya® LT 3D game development software makes creating realistic in-game art faster and easier. With sophisticated animation, modeling, and texturing tools, Maya LT lets indie game developers bring their video game designs to life. You can:

  • Create and animate compelling characters, props, and environments

  • Produce high-quality textures and materials

  • Export your 3D assets to any game engine from Maya LT


Maya LT overview (video: 1:58 min.)

What you can do with Maya LT

Use artist-friendly modeling and animation tools

Create and animate characters, props, and environments using the sophisticated 3D modeling and animation tools in Maya LT.

Overview of textures and materials (video: 1:09 min.)

Create high-quality textures and materials

Use an array of tools to create high-quality textures and materials. Work with Allegorithmic Substance materials directly in the software.

Overview of one-click workflow to send to Unity or Unreal (video: 1:15 min.)

Export 3D assets to any game engine from Maya LT

Send assets directly to Unity and Unreal Engine with custom export tools, or use the game exporter to deliver 3D content to your engine of choice.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Maya LT used for?

Maya LT software delivers essential animation, modeling, and texturing tools for the creation of in-game art.

Who uses Maya LT?

Maya LT is a cost-effective video game development software for indie game makers.

What is the difference between Maya and Maya LT? 

Maya software provides tools for a wide range of tasks such as motion graphics, dynamics, simulation, and FX, while Maya LT offers professional 3D tools especially for indie game makers. This includes animation, rigging, modeling, and lighting. Compare Maya and Maya LT.

Which versions of Maya LT can I use if I subscribe to the current version? 

Your Maya LT 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.

Can I install Maya LT on multiple computers? 

With a subscription to Maya LT 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 for more information.

How do I convert my Maya LT free trial to a paid subscription?

Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or buy Maya LT 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.

How much does a Maya LT subscription cost?

The price of an annual Maya LT subscription is  and the price of a monthly Maya LT subscription is . The price of a 3-year Maya LT subscription is .

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