Bifrost for Maya

Bifrost makes it possible to create serious effects procedurally in Maya. Using a new visual programming environment with cutting-edge dynamic solvers, you can now build your own custom effects to use and share with other artists.


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Compounds & Graphs

From dust storms and volumetric clouds to fire and explosions, these pre-built compounds and graphs make it quick and easy to create blockbuster-worthy effects right out-of-the-box.

You can also upload and share your own compounds and graphs with the community at the “Upload your work” link above.

How to Install Compounds and Graphs
GRAPHS
Bifrost

Wave rolling

Making a programmed wave Deformer
COMPOUNDS
Bifrost

User::Compounds::rivet

Bifrost version of the rivet tool. Need for attaching any object to any polygon of the mesh. In compound need to set three vertex indexes of the one polygon.
GRAPHS
Bifrost

trace_line

Make beautiful animated lines with Bifrost particles and strands

Blogs

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Blog Post
Bifrost: Compare Geometries Compound
In this video I'll explain the use of the "compareGeometry" compound in Maya 2019 with Bifrost 2.0. The compound outputs a colored geometry that show where...
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Tutorials

Tutorial
Bifrost Quick Compounds - Episode 2: Transfer Closest CPV Data
In this video, I show you how to find the nearest points from one mesh to another, then use that information to transfer CPV (Color Per Vertex) data between...
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Tutorial
Bifrost Quick Compounds - Episode 2: Transfer Closest CPV Data
In this video, I show you how to find the nearest points from one mesh to another, then use that information to transfer CPV (Color Per Vertex) data between...
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Tutorial
Bifrost Quick Compounds - Episode 1: Bulge Deformer
In this video, I walk you through how to create a basic deformer from scratch in Bifrost.
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