Maya (Native) Connector

Overview

The Maya Native Omniverse Connector can now work with the build in Autodesk Maya USD plug in that ships with Maya. Users can now open up Omniverse USD content and work with all the built in tools and workflows available in Maya.

To learn more about Maya USD, see the Autodesk Maya USD getting started page.

Please see Autodesk Maya USD Getting Started for Installing Connectors.

Supported Versions

The Omniverse Maya Native Connector supports the following versions of Maya.

Version

USD Version

Windows

Linux

2022

Maya USD .15 (USD 21.08)
Maya USD .16 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .17 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .18 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .19 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .20 (USD 21.11)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9

2023

Maya USD .16 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .17 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .18 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .19 (USD 21.11)
Maya USD .20 (USD 21.11)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9
CentOS 7.9

Install Instructions

  1. Shut down Maya

  2. Uninstall the Maya Legacy Connector if it is currently installed using the Omniverse Launcher.

  3. Before installing Maya Native Connector, MAYA USD must be installed and loaded. Maya USD can be installed along with Maya during initial installation or can also be downloaded from the Maya USd github here .

  4. Install The May Native Connector from the Omniverse Launcher. Please see Launcher Documentation for Installing Connectors.

  5. Start Maya

  6. In Maya Main Menu / Windows / Plug-in Manager, enable OmniNative.py

Note

Be sure that there are no USD conflicts on the System Path, for Windows and Linux, for USD to run properly.

User Interface

Signing-In

Once the plug-in is installed, users must sign into an Omniverse server to access content on Omniverse Nucleus.

Users access a Nucleus server by launcher the Omniverse File Browser and selecting server or connecting to a new server directly in the File Browser

Note

New to Maya Native.

Users can access files on their own PC or Omniverse Server through the the Omniverse File Browser. This is the same file browser that is used in Omniverse applications such as Create.

Plugin Menu