Unleash your creativity with VR-Plugin for Autodesk Maya

Your Gateway To Virtual Reality

VR-Plugin offers a production proved tool-chain for Autodesk Maya artists to work with Virtual Reality.
Enjoy 360-degrees of freedom and directly see your 3D assets in VR instead of a 2D screen.
Download the free 30-day trial and jump-start into the 3rd dimension with Autodesk Maya.
The stereoscopic view gives you a precise and natural impression of scene scale and proportion. Experience the entire depth of Virtual Reality in the most intuitive way. HMD movement can be recorded as camera animation, hand controllers are recorded as locators. Use your gamepad as fly-cam and explore the surrounding area.
Speed and performance are the great advantages of the Maya Viewport 2.0
Benefit from full DirectX11/OpenGL lighting and shading support with Virtual Reality.
VR-Plugin transforms your work space to virtual within seconds – no export required.

VR Prototyping and Layout Work

Use VR-Plugin to Preview your Imagination

Fast Prototyping for Various 3D Projects

Use VR-Plugin to create prototypes for pitching products like Games and Apps.
Enjoy the real time preview in VR and render out with your preferred render plugin later.
No need for 3rd party engines and no export required.

Walk through your Maya scene as Virtual Cinematographer

Create Natural Camera Animation for Movies and Cinematics

A Three-Dimensional Input Device for Stereoscopic Camera Tracking

With VR-Plugin you can operate a Maya Camera using the VR Hand Controllers and create realistic movements.

Full Device Stereo Frame Rate

The Real-Time Capability is one of the Great Advantages of the Maya Viewport 2.0

Viewport 2.0 with 90 FPS Stereo

Fast visualization is one of the biggest benefits you gain with the Maya Viewport 2.0
VR-Plugin features full DirectX 11 and OpenGL lighting and shading options.
You will benefit from the Asynchronous Timewarp in case Maya gets too slow.

Approvals in Virtual Reality

Use VR-Plugin to Review 3D Data in Virtual Reality

Easy Approvals of Maya scenes with the Improved Viewport 2.0

Make use of the customized Viewport 2.0 to review scenes in Virtual Reality.
The Mirror-Viewport option makes your actions observable on the computer screen.

Lighting and Shading

VR-Plugin is a great tool for lighting and shading artists

Lighting and shading of scenes with DirectX and OpenGL

Imagine the advantages you have with a full stereoscopic view around, instead of just with a 2D monitor in front of you.
The possibility to adjust and preview settings directly in the 3D environment gives you much more control over your creation.

Best Possible Conversion

VR projects benefit from an optimal conversion into the final product

Implement VR workflows in your projects

Include Virtual Reality into your production pipeline.
Don’t waste your time with exporting or switching between applications.
Benefit from a 1:1 conversion to engines like Unity3D, Unreal or Stingray.

Application Features

VR-Plugin Feature Matrix

Maya 2014, Maya 2015, Maya 2016, Maya 2016.5, Maya 2017, Maya 2018 and Maya 2019

(Maya 2019 is only supported with the current VR-Plugin 6.0 Preview)

We recommend testing the Free VR-Plugin 30-Day Trial to get an impression of the performance and display quality.

If you want the recording feature for HMD, hand controllers and gamepad input, you should aim for the Professional license.

User Interface

Advanced User Interface

VR-Plugin 5.5 Professional and Trial UI


  • VR-Plugin Professional GUI
  • The Start button will launch VR Maya
  • Direct access to the Maya Display Modes
  • Adjustable scale factor according to the scene scale for the best immersive effect
  • Convenient center scene button
  • Record function and a Multi-Camera list available with VR-Plugin Professional
  • Parenting option to hook the camera to another transform node
  • Render out Stereoscopic 360° images with Arnold 5

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Do you want to use VR-Plugin for educational purpose for your class or VR-Lab?

Contact us so that we can prepare a suitable offer for your institution.

Required Software

Autodesk Maya – Download the Free Trial

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