Autodesk® Create VR for Autodesk® Maya®

Autodesk® Create VR for Autodesk® Maya®

Win64, English

Autodesk, Inc.
Sketch and model in virtual reality using simple SubD and NURBs tools. Models can be easily exported to Maya or other content creation applications for the final realization.

General Usage Instructions

Create VR is an immersive conceptual design tool that empowers artists and designers to start their creative process directly in 3D. Using simple curve and surface tools designers can explore form and shape while being fully immersed in virtual reality alongside their design. Sketches and models can then be easily exported to Maya or other content creation applications for the final realization. 

  • Create and edit models using NURBs and SubD surface tools.
  • Freeform sketching and NURBs curve tools to explore concepts.
  • Layers to organize your objects.
  • Import FBX files to edit NURBs and SubD models using Create VR tools.
  • Import images and/or 3D models to use as references.
  • Export snapshots or models to share or use in other applications.


VR Devices

Create VR supports:

  • Oculus Rift S, Oculus Rift, and Touch Controllers
  • HTC VIVE Pro, HTC VIVE, HTC VIVE Cosmos, HTC VIVE Cosmos Elite, and VIVE Controllers

Note: You no longer need to install the Steam® Client to install Steam® VR, which provides the applicable drivers for displaying to a HTC Vive headset. See the HTC's support pages for information about installing Steam VR without creating a Steam Client account.|

Video card/GPU

High performance is critical to a pleasant VR experience and is essential to reduce any discomfort. To achieve a reasonable performance it is recommended to NVIDIA GTX 1080 graphics card, equivalent or better.


VR-ready PC that meets or exceeds the device manufacturer's specifications. The recommended processor is an Intel Core i7-7700 or better. The recommended memory is a minimum of 16GB.


Windows 10



To install Create VR, simply download the Zip file, extract the contents and run the installer (.exe file). Follow the instructions contained therein. 

After installing it, you have to enable Create VR in the plug-in manager.

In the main menu bar, select Windows > Settings/Preferences > Plug-in Manager.

Look for the Maya Create VR Plugin and toggle the Loaded and/or Auto Load checkbox.

In the main menu bar, you can now launch Create VR under the “VR” menu.

Additional Information

Create VR Help Documentation -

Known Issues


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Version History

Version Number Version Description


New Features · Transform Manipulator for more precise editing of objects or components · Added layer palette to controller quick menu · Assign objects to different layers · Steady curve tool for creating smooth sketch curves · Adjust curve thickness · Flip normals · Mirror an existing object or delete a mirrored object · Expanded selection modes for SubD tools · Configure symmetry planes · Import FBX files to edit NURBs and SubD objects using Create VR tools · Export as a smooth mesh for use in visualization applications · Export an FBX for further editing in other applications · HTC Vive Cosmos and HTC Vive Cosmos Elite headsets and controllers are now supported For more information on what’s new please visit the online documentation at


The initial version of Create VR for Maya
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