ZV Parent Master

ZV Parent Master

Win64, English

ZV Apps
Tool that helps you animate objects in mutual contact. A powerful parent constraint tool for animators.

General Usage Instructions

In the python console run: 

import zvparentmaster.ui





The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Linux and OSX: To uninstall this plug-in, simply delete the module directory from your system. The panel on the Plug-ins tab will not be removed until Maya is restarted.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Company Name: ZV Apps
Support Contact: dacciuntajo@gmail.com

Author/Company Information

ZV Apps

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


- Major refactoring. - Fixed timeline bug occurring on newer Maya versions. - Note that installation instructions have changed.


- Fixed baking behavior for newer Maya versions



- New feature: orientation-switching



- Added a new button for the constraint timeline.


- Added Maya 2011 compatibility.



- Small fixes.


- Added Maya 2010 compatibility.



- Objects can now be attached to joints.


- The parent timeline now opens with the right width.


- Fixed bug that occurred when using "Attach objects" with autokey on.



- Added bake functionality in "Destroy constraints" button.


- New feature: "Fix snap" and "Fix snaps in the active range".


- Keyframe navigation (right click "Select constraints" button).


- Parents timeline (right click "Select constraints" button).


- Bug fixes.



- Added "Create parent groups" item in "Attach objects" popup menu in order to setup referenced objects easier.

  When you try to attach a referenced object to a scene object a dialog box will show you this feature.


- Fixed "Select constraints and snap groups" button for rigid bodies.

  Now this button should select all the keyframed nodes.


- Icons converted in xpm format.

  Now icons should display correctly in Mac OS X.



- First public release.


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