Installing Maya

You must have Maya installed and licensed on your computer system to successfully complete the lessons in this guide. To operate Maya on your computer you must be running a qualified Microsoft® Windows®, Linux®, or Apple® Mac OS® X operating system with the recommended minimum memory and storage requirements. Maya requires a three button mouse to access its full functionality for menus, commands, and 3D viewing.

For complete instructions on qualified hardware and operating systems, as well as installation and licensing of the Maya software, please refer to the Installation and Licensing manual that came with your Maya software or check the Maya Features and Specification link at