We’re so happy to announce that the new Autodesk Maya 2022 is out! This newly-released version empowers artists to work more efficiently and collaboratively than ever before. And, the wait is over for USD in Maya.
With this update, USD is now seamlessly integrated, enabling artists to load and edit large data sets at lightning speed and work directly with data using native tools. Maya’s animation, rigging, and modeling toolsets also see significant updates to get artists working faster and with more precision, and the latest version of Arnold brings even more speed and flexibility to rendering workflows. Read more about some of the new features below.
What’s new in Maya 2022?
USD, now seamlessly integrated
Increase pipeline efficiency and scale for high-volume data workflows with USD now fully integrated in Maya.
Powerful animation tools
Animate faster and in fewer clicks with a new Ghosting Editor, Graph Editor filters, and Time Editor improvements.
Modern rigging workflows
Explore modern methods for defining membership and weighting with Component Tags and Deformer Falloffs.
User-inspired modeling updates
Gain better control over your models with the new Sweep Mesh tool, Game Vertex Count plugin, and more.