Autodesk Maya

2025.1 3D animation app for Windows

Fernando Ortega

Powerful software tool for creating 3D animations, simulations and visual effects for film, television and video games.

Fully functional trial of the powerful CAD software to create and manage 3D models and realistic rendering engine.

Autodesk Maya is a trial 3D modeling app and 3D editor developed by Autodesk for Windows. It's powerful, attractive, customizable and advanced.

The download has been tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

Powerful 3D design application with photo rendering

Autodesk Maya is a popular 3D modeling and animation tool. The more recent versions of Maya have many changes from the previous versions. Small changes are included that make your workflow smoother. New tools are added that let you work in different ways.

The Walk Tool lets you explore your scene from a first-person perspective. You can create sets and big environments, and then activate the Walk Tool to move through your scene using game-like navigation controls.

Features of Autodesk Maya

  • Animation: Create high-quality 3D animation.
  • Character Rigging: Automate rigging of characters with HumanIK.
  • Cloth: Simulate realistic cloth and fabric with Maya's cloth tools.
  • Dynamics: Simulate realistic effects with Maya's powerful dynamics system.
  • Fluids: Create realistic fluids and liquids with Bifrost.
  • Hair & Fur: Design realistic hair and fur with Xgen.
  • Lighting: Create realistic lighting with Maya's lighting tools.
  • Modeling: Create complex 3D models.
  • Particles: Create dynamic particle effects.
  • Rendering: High-quality rendering with Arnold and Mental Ray.
  • Scripting: Automate tasks with Python and MEL scripting.
  • Shading: Create realistic materials with Maya's powerful shading nodes.
  • Texturing: Create high-quality textures with Maya's node-based texturing.
  • UV Editing: Create UV maps with Maya's smooth UV workflow.

Compatibility and License

This download is licensed as shareware for the Windows operating system from 3D design and can be used as a free trial until the trial period ends (after an unspecified number of days). The Autodesk Maya 2025.1 demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the full version of this software.

What version of Windows can Autodesk Maya run on?

Autodesk Maya can be used on a computer running Windows 11 or Windows 10. Previous versions of the OS shouldn't be a problem with Windows 8 and Windows 7 having been tested. It's only available as a 64-bit download.

Other operating systems: The latest Autodesk Maya version from 2024 is also available for Mac.

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