Maya BonusTools 2016 - Check out a review of some of the new tools from the latest release... and if you haven't installed the latest version go do it now!
Maya Bonus Tools resource page: Here you will find a collection of tutorials and demos specifically related to Bonus Tools. Once installed the Bonus Tools help menu will link back to this page. Bookmark it and check back later for additional updates.
Check out a demo of some of the new modeling features in Maya 2016 as well as BonusTools 2016.
See a detailed review of all of the many modeling and UV editing improvements that were made in Maya 2016.
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LayoutTools is a Maya toolset that can be used for basic layout and assembly of objects within a scene. LayoutTools has been significantly updated for Maya 2015 and is now integrated directly into BonusTools. Check out this overview demonstration focusing on the new general purpose visual file browser functionality.
Watch a step by step workflow for populating a terrain with 1000s of trees. Learn how to apply both procedural and artistic controls, as well as how to convert the resulting XGen objects back into standard meshes and transforms for use in other applications as well as game engines.
One of the more impressive new features in Maya 2015 is the new Geodesic Voxel Binding method. Check out this post to find out why.
The Maya Layout Tools resource page is a centralized location for all things related to LayoutTools. LayoutTools is a toolset that is widely used for basic layout and assembly of objects within a scene (e.g. assembling game levels, laying out sets, building out architectural spaces, populating environments with objects, etc...)