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  • Defender of Slow loris image courtesy of Olga Dannik

    Power your creative vision with Maya

    Maya brings new ways for you to channel your creativity with enhanced tools and integrations. New Boolean operations increase workflow productivity, and Vertex Color enhancements give you better visual feedback for objects. Maya also continues to build on its USD integration for a more seamless experience across teams. Solutions in the Maya 2023.2 Update Animation…


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    Realize your creative ambitions with 3ds Max

    3ds Max brings modern solutions so you can realize your creative ambitions. The new Array modifier allows for easy customization of assets, and Editable Poly retriangulation updates give you better topology results. 3ds Max also continues to build on its animation capabilities so you can iterate faster.  Solutions in the 3ds Max 2023.2 Update New Array…


  • Arnold 7.1.3 Update Clouds image courtesy of Lee Griggs

    Solutions in the Arnold 7.1.3 Update

    In this update, Arnold continues to provide you with the latest rendering support and capabilities. This update brings new and improved rendering controls and support for more features in Hydra and USD. Arnold also provides an updated scene converted for 3ds Max as well as optimization and bug fixes, giving you a more seamless experience…


  • Unlock new artistic possibilities with 3ds Max

    Unlock new levels of speed, efficiency, and creativity with 3ds Max. This update brings improvements to popular modifiers like Turbosmooth, Chamfer, and Spline; a new Spline Extrude functionality to increase productivity; significant performance improvements that accelerate your animation workflow; and more. Solutions in the 3ds Max 2023.1 Update: Spline Extrude Spline objects are an important…


  • Maya 2023.1 Rascal Image courtesy of Kevin Beckers. Original design by Michaela Martin.

    Channel your creativity with enhanced tools in Maya

    Maya brings new ways for you to channel your creativity with enhanced tools and integrations. New Boolean operations increase workflow productivity, and Vertex Color enhancements give you better visual feedback for objects. Maya also continues to build on its USD integration for a more seamless experience across teams. Solutions in the Maya 2023.1 Update New…


  • New Input Validation Capabilities in Flow Production Tracking (Formerly ShotGrid)

    Flow Production Tracking’s (formerly ShotGrid) latest update introduces new Input Validation capabilities for system-created entity name fields such as Shot Code, Sequence Name, Asset Name, and more. Admins can now produce more accurate production data with these new functionalities while continuing to have a single source of truth when setting up best practices for studios…


  • Massive engine like cones obscured by ozone in the distance with forest trees and brush in the foreground.

    Driving creative excellence with modern tools in 3ds Max

    3ds Max is focused on driving greater productivity, team collaboration, and modern asset creation. This update brings new modeling capabilities to the popular retopology toolset and Working Pivot, user-requested enhancements to the Autobackup system, support for glTF to accelerate real-time collaboration across teams, and more. Solutions in the 3ds Max 2023 Update: gITF support glTF is…


  • Solutions in the Arnold 7.1 Update

    Arnold is focused on helping you handle complex projects, customize your pipeline, and render high-quality 3D images with speed. This update brings you NVIDIA’s OptiX 7 Denoiser for consistent, high-grade denoising, as well as powerful improvements to USD, interactive rendering, and the Triplanar shader. OptiX 7 Denoiser You can quickly render life-like results on GPU…


  • A 3D rendered boy, holding a sword and shield.

    Tackle Your Biggest Creative Challenges with Powerful Tools in Maya

    Maya equips you with modern and powerful tools to help you tackle your biggest creative challenges. This release brings an enhanced animation experience with a new toolset for drawing directly in the viewport, updates to Boolean operations to speed up modeling workflows, and improvements to deformers and component tags for better control of rigs. Maya…


  • Introducing Cross-Project Asset Linking in Flow Production Tracking (Formerly ShotGrid)

    In Flow Production Tracking’s (formerly ShotGrid) latest update, we’re introducing the capability to do Cross-Project Asset Linking, allowing studios to easily re-use Assets across all projects. This has an impact on Managers who promote efficiency while enabling Artists and technical teams to embrace workflows for loading the same asset across many different projects—reducing the back-and-forth needed…