Chaos Group Releases All-in-one Fluid Dynamics Plugin Phoenix FD 3 for Autodesk Maya
Staff Writer By: Chaos Group Press Release
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- March 9, 2017 -- Today, Chaos Group releases Phoenix FD 3 for Maya, a major update to its all-in-one fluid dynamics plugin for Autodesk Maya. Phoenix FD supports a wide range of fluid simulations including smoke, fire, water and oceans, making it a popular choice for fast-paced television productions such as Arrow, Once Upon a Time and The Man in the High Castle. With a new FLIP liquid solver, plus a new fire and smoke solver, Phoenix FD 3 for Maya delivers realistic visual effects in shorter time frames.
Phoenix FD 3 for Maya's quick presets and intuitive controls now make it faster and easier for artists to create any type of fluid simulation. Phoenix FD works seamlessly in Maya and renders with V-Ray, Chaos Group's Academy Award-winning rendering solution.
"Phoenix FD lets us simulate fire and smoke effects quickly for projects with short deadlines," said Saker Klippsten, CTO at Zoic Studios. "Artists save valuable time by iterating looks without leaving Maya."
Highlights of Phoenix FD 3 for Maya include:
For more information, visit: https://www.chaosgroup.com/phoenix-fd/maya.
Pricing & Availability
Phoenix FD 3 is available now for Autodesk Maya and is a free upgrade for all Phoenix FD 2.x for Maya customers. A Phoenix FD 3 for Maya Workstation license is $830 and includes one floating user license and one floating simulation license. Additional simulation licenses are available for $210. Contact email@example.com for volume discounts.
About Chaos Group
Chaos Group is a worldwide leader in computer graphics technology, helping artists and designers create photoreal imagery and animation for design, television, and feature films.