"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."