An advanced 3D graphics program, used to create 3D animations and content for games, movies, and other media.

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Why does Maya's Create | Cameras submenu load slowly every time?

When hovering over menu items, submenus typically render snappily. However, when I hover over Create | Cameras (1), the Maya interface freezes for 10-25 seconds until the Cameras submenu is rendered (...
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Maya connecting two edges

Using Maya right now I can't find a good way to fix this. I want to make a new face here, to repalce the missing face. how can I make an edge between the selected edges?
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Arnold render Maya 2016 and OSX 10.9

I've recently encounter an issue, with the installation of Arnold render from Solidangle on Mac OSX 10.9. I've installed Maya 2016 whithout any issue, so I tried to install Arnold on it. The problem ...
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Maya black faces / correct bottoms?

I am very new to Maya modelling. I am trying to create a simple model for Unity but in the Maya model when I extrude some edges it made some faces black. Here is the picture of the model with the ...
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Dot Net Framework 3.5 installation Error

I am trying to install Dot Net Framework 3.5 in Windows 8, i had also tried the solutions given on the web using the command(offline) as well as online downloading and installing it but can't install ...
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Can I use git to version control psd files and maya projects?

I've had great success with git, version controlling, sharing and collaborating on my programming projects, and would love to do the same with photoshop .psds, illustrator .ais and maya projects. Maya,...
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MayaBench (rendering) only using 25% CPU; Other software uses 100%

I have a Intel 2600K 3.4Ghz OC @ 4.8Ghz ASRock Z68 Extreme 4 Mobo 16GB 1600mhz DDR3 memory. When I run MayaBench for rendering, I get this wierd bumpy pattern. while other softwares (such as ...
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Maya - rendering without having to select a view first

Maya is a fantastic software, but has one annoying thing: you always have to select a view when you want to render the current frame. Is there a way to make one view permanent for rendering, so every ...
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How to export 3DS files from Maya?

How can I export a mesh and textures to 3DS format from Maya 2011?
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“Fatal Error attempting to save” in Maya 2009

I am facing a problem when I start Maya 2009. I am getting Fatal Error attempting to save in c:\users\xxxxx\appdata\locals\xxxxx.2010.. I tried reinstalling Maya many times, but it didn't help.
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Help building maya render node spec

I'm looking to build 4x Maya render slaves/nodes for a friend of mine when his project gets green lit. The project involves MentalRay and lots of glass. I'm unsure if the new i7's 9xx or 8xx with ...
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how to increase RAM allocation for Maya in Mac OSX

Having a bitmap displayed as a blueprint and doing poly modeling gets slow in Maya 2010. Any options to feed it more RAM? Any performance tips?
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Maya is very slow when working in polygon surfaces mode

I have a fairly powerful system (2.8Ghz Intel Pentium Dual Core, eVGA 8800 GTS Superclocked, 2GB DDR2 Crucial RAM) but when i turn on the mode to render polygons as flat surfaces (by pressing 5) in ...