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Signal2Noise
02-19-2003, 09:08 PM
Advanced apologies if this has been asked & answered before or it's in a FAQ somewhere.

I came across a recent post elsewhere on CgT that discussed an automated rigging plugin for Lightwave. I am curious if there are other such type of plugins available (free or $$$) for the other major apps. I do not use Lightwave anymore. I am focused mainly on max, XSI, and am getting my feet wet with Maya PLE.

Can someone post the info or web links to these if they exist?

Cheers all!

lostpencil
02-20-2003, 06:00 AM
Here are a couple for Maya:

http://www.animationstudios.com.au/
http://www.anzovin.com/setupmachine/setupmachinemaya.html

Here is one for Max:

http://www.comet-cartoons.com/toons/maxscript.cfm

From what I understand, XSI has some built in. Hope it helps.

Signal2Noise
02-20-2003, 02:53 PM
Thanks, LP. You're right about XSI. It's actually a very good rigging tool- probably the best out there, imho. I just thought there still might be third party ones for Soft'. I'm going to check out these links for max and Maya now...

Octagon
02-23-2003, 11:18 PM
Originally posted by lostpencil
Here are a couple for Maya:

http://www.animationstudios.com.au/
http://www.anzovin.com/setupmachine/setupmachinemaya.html

Here is one for Max:

http://www.comet-cartoons.com/toons/maxscript.cfm

From what I understand, XSI has some built in. Hope it helps.

there's also "autorigger", to be found on highend3d i think.

but i still have a faint feeling there's at least one other autorigger missing for maya in this list :hmm:

matthias

tropistic
02-23-2003, 11:38 PM
Originally posted by Octagon
but i still have a faint feeling there's at least one other autorigger missing for maya in this list :hmm:

matthias

Okay matthias, consider me teased :shame:

Now do tell us exactly are you hinting at?!?

Jay

Octagon
02-25-2003, 12:11 AM
Originally posted by tropistic
Okay matthias, consider me teased :shame:

Now do tell us exactly are you hinting at?!?

Jay

hehe, i'm not exactly hinting at something but rather asking a question if someone knows another autorigger for maya.

i thought i stepped over 4 or even 5 scripts/plugins that to autorigging for maya over the last couple of months.

unfortunately i kind of lost track of all those scripts. i wasn't interested in all that auto-rigging stuff then but am now. doh :rolleyes:

matthias

CaptainSam
02-25-2003, 09:20 PM
We've released The JointFactory, a free pro autorigger for Maya developed for a feature film made in Norway and Britain.

http://www.animagicnet.no/maya/jointfactory

coop
03-04-2003, 08:56 PM
www.markbehm.com

it's a pretty great setup

Mahlon
03-05-2003, 01:11 AM
Here's another one for max I just saw posted today. Haven't played with it yet.

http://www.microcan.nl/

Michael Comet's is about the best I've seen max-wise -- unless you get into Character Studio which is a pretty spiffy rig, especially now that it can have sub-animation controllers on bones.

Mahlon :beer:

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