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Autodesk MotionBuilder

3D character animation software

Autodesk® MotionBuilder® 3D character animation software for virtual production enables you to more efficiently manipulate and refine data with greater reliability. Capture, edit, and play back complex character animation in a highly responsive, interactive environment, and work with a display optimized for both animators and directors.

Features

Real-time 3D engine

Access one of the industry’s fastest animation tools.

Productivity-geared workflows

Take on demanding, high-volume projects:

  • Unified nondestructive, nonlinear editing environment
  • Live device support and live data recording to disk
  • Full-body inverse kinematics character technology with animation retargeting
  • Available as a 64-bit executable for the Linux® operating system

Motion capture editing and data cleanup

Includes production-proven tools to manipulate motion capture data

Stereoscopic toolsets

Capitalize on trends for stereoscopic 3D content.

Smooth interoperability

With its software development kit, support for Autodesk® FBX® data exchange technology, and Python® scripting, MotionBuilder interoperates with certain products in the Entertainment Creation Suites. Establish live streaming between MotionBuilder and Autodesk® Maya® software to send HumanIK® characters between applications.