Maya (here the guide) is another Autodesk product for digital modeling and rendering. This software is often used for making digital scenes, digital effects, architectural renderings, and more.
With Maya you can create complex models, using the most common techniques for modeling, up to the animation of the same… Again, it might be more than legitimate to ask yourself what the need could be to use such powerful software to create three-dimensional models for printing. Once again the answer is simple. Being Maya a professional product must be able to produce adequate results, facilitating as much as possible those who use it. The results obtained with Maya, can be nothing short of amazing. So why not take a look at it?
Some images to show you the interface and the work that can be done with Maya.
Maya is not free
Again, the software is not free. As with 3DS Max, Autodesk can provide a 3-year student license. However, for more details and clarifications regarding the various license types and conditions, please visit the Autodesk website.
Last but not least, Maya is able to “export” your models in different formats, including our favorite, or rather the favorite from our slicers, that is, in stl format.
If you are interested in the software and the details of the student license, find HERE the link to view the conditions.
Download: Autodesk website (free trial)
Price: Autodesk offers a monthly subscription of €244 or an annual subscription of around €2000.
User Level: Medium to Expert
System: Windows 64 bit and Mac OS X
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