Alias Ships Maya Unlimited

Software maker Alias Systems Corp. announced Tuesday that Maya Unlimited software for the Mac OS X is now available to purchase globally.

Maya Unlimited is priced at US$6,999 and includes all features found in Maya Complete software plus advanced special effects which include Maya Hair, Maya Fluid Effects, Maya Fur, Maya Cloth and Maya Live.

Features of Maya for Mac OS X include: recent conversion of Maya to a Mach-O application, allowing plug-in developers to use Xcode software from the Apple Developers Tools, AppleScript application program support for Maya Embedded Language (MEL - the Maya scripting language); Quartz graphics display technology for marking menus and hotbox; the implementation of the QuickTime application program throughout the entire package, from file reading to direct output from Maya renders to QuickTime; and QuickTime output for the Maya playblast command.

Maya Unlimited 6 includes modeling, rendering, animation, dynamics, Maya Artisan, Maya Paint Effects, mental ray for Maya, MEL, along with Maya Unlimited specific features: Maya Hair, Maya Fluid Effects, Maya Fur, Maya Cloth and Maya Live.

Maya Unlimited for Mac OS X users will not need to download Maya 6.0.1 issued as a maintenance release on August 9th, 2004, since the Maya Unlimited for Mac OS X operating system was built on Maya 6.0.1.