Bifrost is a visual programming environment inside of Maya for creating stunning procedural effects for film, tv, and games.
Create realistic simulations and effects – from explosions to cloth.
Scatter objects procedurally to build detailed environments.
Create and edit USD scenes with an open-source USD integration.
Produce stunning simulations and effects like combustion, snow, and particles with professional tools.
Seamlessly create and render effects without having to leave Maya.
Output more, faster with procedural generation and visual programming.
Available as an open-source project, the integration of Universal Scene Description (USD) in Bifrost for Maya fosters better collaboration on complex effects and empowers you to customize your pipeline.
Bifrost is a visual programming environment in Maya used for procedurally building effects, like explosions, combustion, sand, snow, and more. With powerful scattering and instancing tools, Bifrost is also used to craft detailed environments and objects.
Bifrost is used by 3D artists and technical directors at animation, visual effects, and game development studios.
Yes, you can run Bifrost at no additional cost with an active Maya subscription.
With a subscription to Maya 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.
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