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Intuitive lighting and texture baking tools

Maya LT includes global illumination, material modelling and texture baking tools that help make the less glamourous parts of the 3D creative process easier for indie game makers.

Note: Extension 1, 2 and 3 features are available only to current Maya LT subscribers as part of the extension releases for Maya LT 2016 software.

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Lighting, materials and texture baking

  • New

    Texture baking workflow improvements


    Supports physically based area lights.

  • New

    Physically based shader materials

    Create high-quality materials within Maya LT.

  • Lighting and texture baking

    Simulate realistic game lighting.

  • Model material tools

    Create and edit materials with intuitive tools. (video: 3.10 min.)

  • UV editing tool

    Intuitive visual feedback simplifies UV creation. (video: 1.22 min.)

  • Substance material integration

    Work with Allegorithmic Substance materials directly in Maya LT. (video: 1.15 min.)

  • New

    Improved Turtle baking tools


    Better artistic results with more baking tools.