Autodesk announces 2012 Products: 3dsMax, Maya, Softimage

Autodesk has a big announcement today, the new Entertainment Creation Suite Premium 2012, including new versions of 3dsMax, Maya, Mudbox, and more.

Key New Features in Autodesk 3ds Max 2012 Software

• Nitrous Accelerated Graphics Core

Substance Smart Textures

• mRigids Rigid-Body Dynamics

• iray Renderer

• Enhanced UVW Unwrapping

• Sculpting and Painting Enhancements

Key New Features in Autodesk Maya 2012 Software

• Viewport 2.0 Enhancements

• Node-Based Render Passes

• Editable Motion Trails

• Sequencer Enhancements

Substance Smart Textures

• Craft Animation Tools

• New Simulation Options