Build a powerful 3D animation pipeline for complex simulations, dynamics, effects and rendering.

The Media and Entertainment Collection lets animators, modellers and visual effects artists access the tools they need to create compelling effects, believable 3D characters and massive digital worlds. Move assets quickly between creative tools with one-click workflows.

The tools professionals use: Maya and 3ds Max

Make it with Maya

Power meets creativity with Maya 3D animation, modelling, simulation and rendering software.

The Jungle Book, image courtesy of MPC ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Create amazing worlds in 3ds Max

If you can dream it, you can build it in 3ds Max, the 3D software for modelling, animation and rendering.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, image courtesy of Eidos-Montréal.

End-to-end creative tools for entertainment

Have the right digital content
creation tool every time

Whether you staff up with animators, modelers, or visual effects artists, you’ll have the tools they need to create compelling effects, believable 3D characters, and massive digital worlds.

What the pros use

Access the industry-standard 3D animation tools used by AAA game makers and top Hollywood studios. With Maya® and 3ds Max®, you have access to proven and established tools, and frequent updates keep you on the cutting edge.

Take on sophisticated projects

Build a powerful 3D animation pipeline for complex simulations, dynamics, effects, and rendering to tackle the most demanding jobs and take your studio to the next level. Never say no to a big project.

More value, more flexibility, more simplicity

Access to a wide selection of essential 3D design software for the work you do
Get the tools you need now and in the future, as the collection and your business evolves.

Take advantage of the power of the cloud
Use reality capture and 3D scanning software and view and create rich visualisations.

Choose the individual products that you want to use
Download and install what you want, whenever you like – whether it is for occasional use, to meet requirements of a particular project or client, or to explore new workflows.

Smarter software management

Autodesk Industry Collections - Subscription Benefits - Individuals or Teams

Choose access for individuals or teams
Choose between subscriptions that provide single-user access for an individual or give teams permission to share licenses with multi-user access.

Autodesk Industry Collections - Subscription Benefits - Previous Versions

Access the latest and previous releases with full control
Download and deploy the latest Autodesk software updates knowing that you have full control over all updates. Access previous versions when you need them.

Take advantage of Autodesk technical support
Resolve issues quickly with access to senior support specialists, moderated support forums, and exclusive training webcasts.

Autodesk Industry Collections - Subscription Benefits - Software Management

Simplify your software management
Streamline deployment and software management by standardizing on a collection of Autodesk products and services. And conveniently manage all of your Autodesk products, services, users, and benefits in one central location.

Autodesk Industry Collections - Subscription Benefits - Optimise Budgeting

Optimize budgeting
When you purchase multiple Autodesk software solutions as part of a collection, you get a significant cost savings. The collection’s flexible term lengths also let you scale up and down to meet changing business needs.

Included Software

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Maya - Make it with Maya

Maya is 3D computer animation software with powerful modelling, rendering, simulation, texturing and animation tools for vfx artists, modellers and animators. Maya helps artists tell their story with one fast, creative toolset.

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3ds Max - 3D design software for modelling, animation and rendering

Bring characters and environments to life in less time with 3ds Max® 3D customisable, collaborative software. Get new, user-requested features and enhancements built for entertainment and design professionals.

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Motionbuilder - 3D character animation software

MotionBuilder® 3D character animation software for virtual production helps you to more efficiently manipulate and refine data with greater reliability. Capture, edit, and play back complex character animation in a highly responsive, interactive environment, and work with a display optimized for both animators and directors.

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Mudbox - Digital painting and sculpting software

Mudbox® digital painting and sculpting software provides 3D artists with an intuitive and tactile toolset for creating and modifying 3D geometry and textures.

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Character Generator - 3D character creator software

Create custom and ready-to-animate 3D characters with Character Generator web-based tools. Control a character’s body, face, clothes, and hair. Generate rigged character models for use in animation packages and game engines.

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Recap 360 Pro - Create accurate 3D models with reality capture

ReCap 360™ reality capture and 3D scanning software helps make building renovation, construction verification, and complex modeling projects more efficient.

Autodesk Sketchbook

Sketchbook - Drawing app for creative professionals

SketchBook drawing and painting software provides designers, architects, and concept artists the tools to sketch ideas quickly and create beautiful illustrations. Available for most platforms and devices.

Cloud Benefits

Rendering in A360

Fast, high-resolution renderings in the cloud

Cloud Storage

Upload and access large files of any type - anytime, anywhere

System Requirements – Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

Supported Operating Systems

  • 64-bit Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium ², Professional, Ultimate, Enterprise
  • 64-bit Microsoft Windows 8/8.1, Pro, Enterprise ³
  • 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10, Pro, Enterprise

² Autodesk Recap 2017, Autodesk 3ds Max 2017, are not supported on Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
³ Autodesk Maya 2017, Autodesk Mudbox 2017 are not supported on 64-bit Microsoft Windows 8/8.1, Pro, Enterprise

Supported CPU Type

  • Intel® Xeon® E3 or Core i7 or equivalent, 3.0 GHz or greater (recommended)
  • 64-bit Intel® or AMD, 2 GHz or faster (minimum)


  • 16 GB (recommended)
  • 8 GB (minimum)


  • Refer to the Maya Certified Hardware document for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards – Available Here

Hard Disk Space

  • 16 GB of free hard disk space (minimum)

Installation Media

  • Download via internet or installation from USB 3.0 key

Pointing Device

  • MS-Mouse compliant (Three-button recommended)

Internet Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration, prerequisite component download, Subscription-enabled features, and full user assistance documentation (minimum)

The latest version of the following web browsers for access to online supplemental content (recomended)

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer ¹ ²
  • Mozilla Firefox ¹
  • Apple Safari¹


  • Full local install of Microsoft® Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016 for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread related commands, clearance/threaded hole creation, Global BOM, Parts Lists, Revision Tables, spreadsheet-driven designs and Studio animation of Positional Representations. Excel Starter®, Online Office 365® and OpenOffice® are not supported.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or later
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Next Steps

The Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection is available on a range flexible subscription terms to fit your needs & budget.
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