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AVAILABLE WITH EXTENSION 1
Maya software now offers enhanced SVG file support, making it easier to work with vector-based 2D design applications. Import or copy and paste vector graphics from 2D design software, such as Adobe Illustrator, into Maya. Then use a new workflow, similar to 3D Type, which includes the ability to extrude, bevel, animate and extend vector graphics.
Note: Extension 1 and 2 features are available only to current Maya subscribers as part of the extension releases for Maya 2016 software.