Maya Help is your comprehensive guide to learning and using Autodesk Maya software. It includes user guides with procedural information to perform various tasks, information about new features, and an extensive reference section.
View the web-based Help for Autodesk Maya by version:
Composite Online Help
Autodesk provides a variety of online documentation to help you install, learn and use Composite high dynamic range compositing system. These resources are available in the product, and/or in downloadable formats.
MatchMover Online Help
Autodesk MatchMover is a camera tracking application that automatically captures 3D camera path and camera parameters from 2D video and film image sequences.
Maya FBX Plug-in Help
This document provides a reference to the Maya FBX Plug-in, which lets you exchange files between Maya and many other packages. The FBX Plug-in help contains descriptions of options, scripting commands, troubleshooting, and tips on exporting or importing files into Maya.
Note: Beginning in Maya 2012, the FBX Plug-in Help is included inside the Maya 2012 Help.
Download & Install Product Help
To install the Maya Help to your computer or to a local network location, click an installer from the supported language and operating system choices in the table below.
For more information, follow these links:
- The Maya 2012 Help and the Maya 2012 Subscription Advantage Pack Help are both installed to the same default location. Therefore, if you have previously installed documentation, you must uninstall it before updating the Maya Help.
- Installers above that are marked SAP or Ext include documentation for both the major version and the subsequent Subscription Advantage Pack or Extension in the same help system.
- The zip files posted here do not include an exe file to install the local copy of the Help. You need to extract it first and double-click index.html to open the Help.