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LinuxPR: Alias|Wavefront Ships Maya 3 For Linux

Mar 22, 2001, 17:42 (6 Talkback[s])

"Alias|Wavefront, an SGI (NYSE:SGI) company, today announced that it has successfully ported its entire suite of Maya 3D software products to the Red Hat Linux operating system."

"The products: Maya Builder, Maya Complete and Maya Unlimited for Red Hat Linux 6.2 and higher will all begin shipping this week. Numerous requests for a Linux version of Maya from leaders in the game development, film and visual effects communities served as the incentive for the port. Maya 3 on the popular Linux operating system offers animators the power of the world's leading effects and animation software in conjunction withthe performance, reliability and cost effectiveness of the Linux environment."

"Alias|Wavefront is responding to the needs of its customers by making Maya available on their preferred graphics hardware platforms," states Chris Ford, Senior Maya Product Manager for Alias|Wavefront. "With Maya for Linux , IRIX, WindowsNT/Windows 2000 and soon Mac OS X, our users have maximum flexibility to choose the hardware and software configurations that are most appropriate to their creative and business requirements."

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