Optimize scene size


There are several functions available in Maya to decrease the size and complexity of your scene.

To... Do this

Remove empty, invalid, and unused information from the scene.

File > Optimize Scene Size > .

Remove construction history from the selected object(s).

Only do this if you are sure you do not need to edit the objects’ history again.

Select the objects and select Edit > Delete by Type > History.

Do not save panel layouts with the scene.

Select Window > Settings/Preferences > Preferences.

Under UI Elements, turn off Save Panel Layouts with File.

Remove unused file references.

Select File > Reference Editor.

In the Reference Editor, select File > Clean Up Reference

Delete static animation channels.

Edit > Delete by Type > Static Channels.

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