Autodesk has announced the release of Maya 2020.4 with a significant update to Bifrost, as well as updates to the Rokoko Motion Library, Substance, and Arnold for Maya.

The Bifrost Extension has been updated to 2.2.0.0 and includes deeper integration with Maya, improved usability, and new capabilities in scattering, instancing, volumetrics, and FX. 

Arnold is currently using version 4.1.1, which provides the capability to display Bifrost end devices and the new bifrostGraphShape, and includes features of MtoA 4.1.0 such as: images, a completely new post-processing frame; support for nested dielectric materials and adaptive sampling, and greatly improved progress.

The Rokoko Motion Library plug-in is now on version 1.1.3 which adds an improved initialization experience, enhanced character preview through a new orbit function, and other bug fixes. The Subtance plugin has also been updated to support Substance Engine 8.0.3 with compatibility with Standard Surface shader, bug fixes, as well as improved interoperability with Maya and other Substance programs.

Finally, the graph editor fains a new option that allows the user to set the Graph Editor’s Current Time Marker so that it jumps to the position of any key you select.

Learn more about this release on Autodesk’s blog.

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