[ #Autodesk #3d #Animation #Render #Maya #Software #news ] Last weekend, Autodesk released Maya 2018.2, which is a minor update to the...
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Animation curves with long tangents are now resampled on export to FBX to avoid potential conflicts caused by overlapping. If you do not want the animation to be baked onto the curve at export, manually adjust the elongated tangents in the Graph Editor."Long tangents" are tangents that extend either before the previous key or after next key.
There are new settings in the Render attribute group of Bifröst shape nodes. They control various attributes that are available to be used by renderers such as Arnold. Note that they might not be supported if you are using a different renderer. See bifrostShape attributes for more information.
Offline help movies
Technical issues that prevented movies from being displayed correctly in the Maya Offline Help have been addressed. You can download the updated offline build of the help here.
Pricing and availability
Maya 2018.2 is available on a rental basis from $185/month or $1,470/year. It's available for Windows 7 and 10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 and 7.2 WS and CentOS 6.5 and 7.2, and Mac OS X 10.11 and above.
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